Safer Sex & Sexual Health
Sexual Health Awareness and Disease Education (SHADE)
SHADE offers medically-accurate information about sexual health, and provides free safer sex supplies to students. All SHADE resources are developed to be LGBTQ+ inclusive.
Boynton Health provides comfortable, culturally responsive healthcare for LGBTQ+ patients. Boynton offers contraception, pregnancy testing, HIV and STI testing and treatment, PrEP, and gender-affirming hormone provision. Learn more on Boynton's Safer Sex 101 webpage.
Planned Parenthood has information and videos on Safer Sex.
Bedsider has a friendly interface for looking at many different contraceptive methods and comparing them to one another. A great resource if you are just starting to explore contraceptive methods.
Although more youth-directed, Scarleteen is a good starting point that includes LGBTQIA specific concerns and uses inclusive language.
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) & HIV
The Colorado Department of Health and Environment created BeforePlay.org, a website covering more common and less common STIs.
Advocates for Youth
Advocates for Youth created a factsheet about STDs & HIV.
If you need support or resources related to sexual assault, relationship violence, and/or harrassment/stalking, please contact or visit the Aurora Center for Advocacy & Education.
If you are feeling unsafe in your relationship/living environment now, please call 911.
- Love is Respect
- Characteristics of Healthy & Unhealthy Relationships
- Am I in a Healthy Relationship?