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Highlights include:

Rx for More Pleasurable Sex

Article published on

Interview with Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein

Article published on

10 Things to Know Before You Get It On

Article published on

Top 5 Pregnancy Delivery Tips

Article published on

Birthing Tips from the Experts

Article published on

Top 5 Pregnancy Sex Questions Answered

Article published on

Gabby Reece Talks Pregnancy, Fitness and Motherhood

Article published on

The Scoop on Sex: Teen Peer Educators Tell All

Don't Believe the Hype: How the Media Distort Sexuality

Developed lesson plans as part of a toolkit for Frontline: The Age of AIDS, a PBS documentary

The HPV Vaccine: A Sexual Health Breakthrough

Article published by Planned Parenthood Federation of America at

10 Things to Know Before You Get in Bed

Article published in Sex Week at Yale: The Magazine.

Ask Amy: Expert Advice on Parents' Pressing Questions about Sexuality

Article published in Tweens & Teens News: The PARENTGUIDE for 10 years & up, October issue.

Ask Amy

Q & A column to help parents raise sexually healthy children.

Dating & Love: Helping Tweens Define a Healthy Relationship

Article published in Tweens News: The PARENTGUIDE for 8 to 12-year-olds, December issue.

On the Tube: Talking with Kids About What They See on TV

Co-authored article published in PARENTGUIDE for 8 to 12-year-olds, May issue. 

Sex Class: Talking With Your Tween About Sexuality Can Help, Not Hurt

Article published in Tweens News: The PARENTGUIDE for 8 to 12-year-olds, May issue. 

Letís Talk About Sex: Speaking with your Tween about Sexuality and Puberty

Article published in Tweens News, The PARENTGUIDE for 8 to 12-year-olds, September issue. 

Innovative Approaches to Increase Parent-Child Communication about Sexuality: Their Impact and Examples from the Field

SIECUS publication for educators, policymakers, parents/caregivers, and others; compiled Part II.

Providing Information on Sexuality: Librarians Can Help Youth Become Sexually Healthy Adults

Article in Journal of Youth Services in Libraries, Volume 15, Number 2.

Cosmopolitan Magazine's Online Sex Columnist

Known as Cosmo's Carnal Counselor, wrote weekly sex Q & A column for iVillage/, answering over 125 questions from women.

Families Are Talking/La familia habla

Newsletters that help parents talk with their children about sexuality issues, written by Amy when she worked at SIECUS. 

Volume I: Introduction; Media; Family Diversity; Puberty

Volume 2: Sexuality Education; HIV/AIDS; Abstinence; Body Image and Self Esteem

Volume 3: Friendship, Dating and Love; Sexual Orientation; Keeping Kids Sexually Safe; Childhood Sexual Development.

Go Ask Alice, Columbia University's Q & A Internet Service

Wrote over 75 answers to sexuality-related questions.

Filling the Gaps: Hard-to-Teach Topics in Sexuality Education

SIECUS manual that provides lesson plans for eight hard-to-teach topics in sexuality education--abstinence; condom use; diversity; pregnancy options; safer sex; sexual behavior; sexual identity and orientation; and sexuality and society.

The Source: The Bimonthly Newsletter of SIECUS' Mary S. Calderone Library

Numerous SIECUS Annotated Bibliographies and Fact Sheets

Recent publication acknowledgements include:

A Piece of Cake: Recipes for Female Sexual Pleasure

Melinda Gallagher, M.A. and Emily Scarlet Kramer


Beyond the Big Talk: Every Parentís Guide to

Raising Sexually Healthy Teens

Debra W. Haffner, M.P.H.


But Howíd I Get There in the First Place?

Deborah M. Roffman


Changing Bodies, Changing Lives:

A Book for Teens on Sex and Relationships, 3rd Edition

Ruth Bell


From Diapers to Dating: A Parentís Guide to

Raising Sexually Healthy Children

Debra W. Haffner, M.P.H.


Exploring the Dimensions of Human Sexuality

Jerrold S. Greenberg, Clint E. Bruess, and Debra W. Haffner


Guidelines for Comprehensive Sexuality Education: Kindergarten through 12th Grade, 3rd Edition



Pleasure: A Womanís Guide to Getting the Sex

You Want, Need, and Deserve

Hilda Hutcherson, M.D.


Sex Ed 101: A Collection of Sex Education Lessons

Planned Parenthood of Greater Northern New Jersey


Streetwise to Sex-Wise: Sexuality Education for

High-Risk Youth

Planned Parenthood of Greater Northern New Jersey


Talk About Sex



The Book of the Penis

Maggie Paley


The Clitoral Truth: The Secret World at Your Fingertips

Rebecca Chalker


Wet Dreams and False Images: A Documentary Film

Study Guide

Jesse Epstein


What Your Mother Never Told You about Sex

Hilda Hutcherson, M.D.