Web Resources for Hyde and DeLamater, 12e

Updated July 12, 2013
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Chapter 1.Sexuality in Perspective.
Web Resources

Cross-Cultural:

African American Women's resources
 http://www.blackgirl.org

Asian American Studies resources

http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/aasc/

Chicano/a/Latino/a resources
http://www2.ucsc.edu/raza/

South Asian Women's Network
www.sawnet.org/  

 

Chapter 2. Theoretical Perspectives
Web Resources

Behavior Online Page, includes threads about various theoretical perspectives.
http://www.behavior.net
 
 

Chapter 4. Sexual Anatomy

Web Resources

The Mayo Clinic's Women's Health Page
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/womens-sexual-health/MY00513

The Mayo Clinic's Men's Health Page
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/penis-health/MY01461

The Mayo Clinic's cancer information, Search for specific form of cancer .
www.mayoclinic.com/health-information/

News about a variety of health topics, including cancer and women's health
http://www.medscape.com

The National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers
Information and resources about male and female circumcision
http://www.nocirc.org/
 
 

Chapter 5. Sex Hormones and Sexual Differentiation, and the Menstrual Cycle

Web Resources

Accord Alliance, information about Disorders of Sexual Development

http://www.accordalliance.org/

The Intersex Society of North America Homepage; resources for intersex people.
http://www.isna.org

Gender Identity Research and Education Society

http://www.gires.org.uk/


Chapter 6. Conception, Pregnancy and Childbirth

Web Resources

A wealth of information about pregancy and childbirth, combined with financial advice. https://www.moneygeek.com/family/resources/cost-of-having-a-baby/.

Information about pregnancy and childbirth, options from a consumer oriented viewpoint.
http://www.childbirth.org

Planned Parenthood (go to Parenting and Pregnancy page.)
http://www.plannedparenthood.org

Information about fertility and Infertiliy.
http://www.plannedparenthood.org (go to Infertility page.)

Chapter 7. Contraception and Abortion

Web Resources

Contraception:

Planned Parenthood (go to Birth Control pages)
http://www.plannedparenthood.org

Emergency contraception:

Site maintained by Princeton University, Office of Population Research
http://ec.princeton.edu/
 

Abortion:

Planned Parenthood: Abortion, Pro-Choice and Political Action pages.
http://www.plannedparenthood.org

National Abortion and Reproductive rights Action League; Information, statistics, and links about reproductive health.
http://www.naral.org

National Right to Life Organization; Information and links about right to life issues.
http://www.nrlc.org
 

International Women's Health Issues:

International Women's Health Center
http://www.un.org/womenwatch/
 
 

Chapter 8. Sexual Arousal

Web Resources

The sexual response cycle: The Cleveland Clinic
my.clevelandclinic.org/healthy_living/sexual_health/hic_the_sexual_response_cycle.aspx

Web site with information about  pheromones; maintained by James Kohl, Ph.D
http://www.pheromones.com

Women reclaiming their own sexual desire.
http://www.cliterati.co.uk

Sexual Techniques

Web Resources

The Society for Human Sexuality. A sex positive organization based at the University of Washington.
Extensive on-line library
http://www.sexuality.org

Chapter 9: Sexuality and the Life Cycle: Childhood and Adolescence

Web Resources

Planned Parenthood: Teen Issues pages
http://www.plannedparenthood.org
 
The National Campaign to prevent Teenage Pregnancy
www.the nationalcampaign.org 
 

Chapter 10: Sexuality and the Life Cycle: Adulthood

Web Resources

Association for Couples in Marriage Enrichment; resources for couples who want to strengthen their relationship.
https://www.bettermarriages.org/?main

Worldwide Marriage Encounter Homepage;  resources for couples who want great marriages.
http://www.wwme.org

A discussion of issues related to celibacy.
www.celibrate.org/benefits.php

WebMD:
Sexuality & Aging Page
www.webmd.com/healthy-aging/guide/sex-aging
 
 
Chapter 11: Attraction, Love, and Communication

Assertive communication skills; Mayo Clinic
www.mayoclinic.com/health/assertive/SR00042


Chapter 12:
Gender Roles, Female Sexuality, and Male Sexuality

Web Resources

This site presents the WPATH, World Professional Association for Transgender Health  STANDARDS OF CARE FOR GENDER IDENTITY DISORDERS -- SIXTH VERSION
www.wpath.org/publications_standards.cfm

The Transgender Education Association website; extensive library of information, and links.

For information about specific ethnic groups, see Chapter 1.
www.tgea.net/
 

Sexuality and the Mass Media – depictions of women and girls
http://about-face.org/
 
Sexuality and the Mass Media – depictions of men and boys
mediasmarts.ca/gender-representation/men-and-masculinity/media-portrayals-men_and_masculinity-introduction


Chapter 13:
Sexual Orientation: Gay, Straight or Bi?

Web Resources

The Scarlet Teen satellite for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues  
http://www.scarleteen.com/article

Bisexual Resource Center; access to the Center's publications and other resources.
http://www.biresource.org

Chapter 14: Variations in Sexual Behavior

Web Resources

A bibliography of books on transvestism and related topics.
www.gendertalk,com/infor/resource/books.shtml
 
 

Chapter 15: Sexual Coercion

Web Resources

University of Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse; information, resources, and links about sexual assault and sexual harassment.
http://www.mincava.umn.edu

University of Wisconsin – Madison Sexual Assault Prevention Resources
www.uhs.wisc.edu/assault/
 
 

Chapter 16: Sex for Sale

Web Resources

Website of Bay Area Sex Worker Advocacy Network; information about sex worker rights and issues.
http://www.bayswan.org

Website with information about censorship and the Internet.
http://www.spectacle.org/freespch/faq.html

Chapter 17: Sex Disorders and Sex Therapy

Web Resources

The Sexual Health InfoCenter
www.webmd.com/sex/default.htm
 
 

Chapter 18: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Web Resources

Sexually transmitted diseases:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Center for STD Prevention Homepage; information and data about STDs, STD prevention.
http://www.cdc.gov/std/

 

HIV/AIDS:

Centers for Disease Control National Prevention information Center.
http://www.cdcnpin.org

News about a variety of health topics, including AIDS.
www.medscape.com

Center for AIDS Prevention Studies; information and resources; material re: AIDS and Hispanics.
caps.ucsf.edu/?s=AIDS+and+Hispanics

 

Safer sex:

The Society for Human Sexuality
http://www.sexuality.org/safesex.html

The Safer Sex Institute
http://www.safersex.org
 
 

Chapter 19: Ethics, Religion, and Sexuality

Web Resources

Lutheran Statement
www.elca.org/What-We-Believe/Social-Issues/Social-Statements/JTF-Human-Sexuality.aspx

Catholic Statement
http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/marriage-and-family/natural-family-planning/catholic-teaching/upload/Human-sexuality.pdf

Statements on Gender and Sexuality from Religious Traditions; compiled by the Carpenter Program, Vanderbilt University Divinity School
http://divinity.vanderbilt.edu/programs/carpenter/carpenter_tradition.php
 
 

Chapter 20: Sex and the Law

Web Resources

The American Civil Liberties Union Homepage.
Includes current information about a variety of legal issues, including reproductive issues, sexual orientation, censorship of  the Internet, and HIV/AIDS.
http://www.aclu.org/
 
 

Epilogue: Sex Education

Web Resources

Planned Parenthood: Tool for Parents pages
http://www.plannedparenthood.org

Sexuality Information and Education Council Of  the United States: Quick Links: Tell us who you are, Parent
http://www.siecus.org

Information about sex education in multicultural settings.
http://www.cis.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/guides/1991/5/91.05.01.x.html

 

For answers to questions about sexuality:

San Francisco Sex Information; telephone information and referral service.
http://www.sfsi.org

A Health Question & Answer Service by Alice!, Columbia University's Health Education Program
http://www.goaskalice.columbia.edu

 

For general medical information

Health information site maintained by the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services.
http://www.healthfinder.gov/healthAtoZ/

A wealth of medical information, including virtually every known disease.
http://www.medicinenet.com/

The McGraw-Hill Sexuality Resources Page:
http://www.mhhe.com/socscience/sex/