Sexual Health Resources

General Sexual Health

  • The Guttmacher Institute advances sexual and reproductive health through an interrelated program of social science research, policy analysis and public education designed to generate new ideas, encourage enlightened public debate, promote sound policy and program development and, ultimately, inform individual decision-making. It includes extensive state-by-state information regarding policies and laws around sexual and reproductive health.
  • It's Your (Sex) Life: The content for this online Sexual Education/Health booklet was provided by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation as part of an ongoing public education partnership with MTV.
  • The Kinsey Institute is a reputable source for up-to-date information on human sexuality.
  • Scarleteen Scarleteen is an independent, grassroots sexuality and relationships education and support organization and website. Scarleteen contains over 2,000 original comprehensive sexuality, health and relationship articles, guides, factsheets and in-depth advice answers, extensive external resource lists for each topical section of the site and a collective blog.
  • The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) is dedicated to the advancement of the science and practice of reproductive medicine.

LGBTQIA+ Sexual Health

  • BiResource is an international organization providing education about and support for bisexual and progressive issues. Includes sections on Bisexual Resources, Pamphlets about bisexuality, Bisexual Health and Bisexual Groups Listing Online.
  • Trans Student Educational Resources is the only national organization led entirely by transgender youth. TSER is dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment.
  • The Asexual Visibility and Education Network hosts the world's largest online asexual community as well as a large archive of resources on asexuality. AVEN strives to create open, honest discussion about asexuality among sexual and asexual people alike.
  • What's Intersex?
  • American Psychological Association: Intersex Topics

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI's)

  • The American Sexual Health Association is a non-profit organization that has advocated on behalf of patients to help improve public health outcomes since 1914. They have extensive sexually transmitted disease information. You will find the facts, the support, and the resources to answer your questions, find referrals, join support groups, and get access to in-depth information about sexually transmitted diseases.
  • The CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) is the U.S. reference, referral, and distribution service for information on HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and tuberculosis (TB). NPIN produces, collects, catalogs, processes, stocks, and disseminates materials and information on HIV/AIDS, STDs, and TB. All NPIN services are designed to facilitate sharing of information and resources on education and prevention services, published materials, research findings, and trends among users.
  • The CDC offers current STD information, fact sheets, statistics and more on the latest trends of a variety of health issues in the US. This page discusses specifically SITs.
  • Planned Parenthood is a great resource for most sexual topics, and especially STI's. The website has a list of STI's and clicking on them leads to information about the STI, symptoms, treatment, and prevention. It also has information on how to have safer sex and avoid getting STI's.

Sexual Pleasure & Erotica

  • SexInfo 101 is a site that strives to be the "one stop spot" for sex tips and dating advice! Includes the following sections: Sex Tips (alternative sex, foreplay, improving sex, new to sex, pleasing wo/men, sex toys), Sex Positions, Sexual Health, Message Boards and Sex Polls. The site is pleasure focused, but only discusses hetero sex.

HPV Vaccine

  • In-depth product information by the designers and distributors of the HPV Vaccine.
  • The CDC’s sponsored website for HPV Vaccine questions and answers.
  • The MedicineNet website has very thorough information on Gardasil, the HPV vaccine. It discusses what the vaccine does, the side effects, and the series of shots. Although not mentioned on the website, Gardasil is offered at Dick's House and women in New Hampshire can get Gardasil for free if they are 18 or under.


  • Helpful chart for birth control comparisons.
  • Planned Parenthood is a great resource for most sexual topics, including methods of contraception. The website has a list of methods and clicking on them leads to information about each method, their effectiveness, how to use them, advantages, disadvantages, and more.
  • The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), a reliable public health resource, has information, posters, and pamphlets available for download on the effectiveness of various birth control methods.
  • Bedsider Bedsider is an online birth control support network for women 18-29 operated by Power to Decide, the campaign to prevent unplanned pregnancy. Power to Decide works to ensure that every young person has the power to decide if, when, and under what circumstances to get pregnant—increasing their opportunity to pursue the future they want.

Emergency Contraception


  • Equality Health Center
  • Abortion Clinics OnLine (ACOL) is a directory service comprised of websites of over 400 providers of abortion services and other reproductive healthcare.
  • ProChoice.Org
  • For more than 30 years, NARAL Pro-Choice America has been the nation's leading advocate for privacy and a woman's right to choose by fighting to protect the pro-choice values of freedom and privacy.
  • The National Abortion Federation (NAF) is the professional association of abortion providers in the United States and Canada. They believe that women should be trusted to make private medical decisions in consultation with their health care providers. NAF currently offers quality training and services to abortion providers and unbiased information and referral services to women.
  • Exhale was created by and for women who have abortions. Exhale offers a free, After-Abortion Talkline that provides emotional support, resources and information. The talkline is available to women and girls who have had abortions and to their partners, friends, allies and family members. All calls are completely confidential and counselors are non-judgmental.

Sexual Assault, Stalking & Relationship Violence

  • Dartmouth College has many services and options for students who have experienced stalking, relationship violence or sexual assault. The link we have provided gets you to the place with the most updated and comprehensive information for students.
  • Located in Lebanon, NH, WISE is our local service provider for victims and survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. It's mission is to empower victims of domestic and sexual violence and stalking to become safe and self-reliant through crisis intervention and support services. They provide personal services and community education as well as a 24-hour crisis line (1-866-348-9473).
  • The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) provides a wide range of information on sexual assault statistics, risk reduction, side effects, and legal issues. It also tells you how to recognize sexual assault and how to report it, providing links and resources with additional information. It even operates its own 24/7 sexual assault hotline! You may also be able to find some volunteer opportunities through the website.