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The Entertainment Media as “Sex Educators?” And, Other Ways Teens Learn About Sex, Contraception, STDs, and AIDS

The Entertainment Media as “Sex Educators?” And, Other Ways Teens Learn About Sex, Contraception, STDs, and AIDS

A fact sheet, Q&A and resource list prepared for a briefing held in New York on June 24, 1996, co-sponsored by Kaiser Family Foundation, the National Press Foundation and The Alan Guttmacher Institute, as part of an ongoing briefing series for journalist on reproductive health issues: Emerging Issues in Reproductive Health. This briefing focused on understanding the different ways teens get information about sex, contraception, STDs and AIDS — looking particularly at the role of the entertainment media as “sex educators.”


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