sex and consent resources

Sexual Assault and Abuse Resources

National Sexual Assault Hotline

1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (Online resources and live chat helpline)

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

Sexual Education Resources for Children and Teens

Planned Parenthood


(Teen Connections is a peer sexual health educator program)

Advocates for Youth

Our Whole Lives (comprehensive sex education for children through adults)

Jo Langford, Sex Educator


Adult Sex Educators We Love

Meg-John Barker

Justin Hancock

Meg-John and Justin Podcast

Lisa Downing

Betty Martin

Roz Dischiavo

Pleasure Lab Podcast


Sexual Health

CDC’s national health information hotline
1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636) | 1-888-232-6348 TTY
In English, en Español, 8 am to 8 pm EST, Monday through Friday

Center for Disease Control, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, US Preventive Services Task Force:

National STI Resource Center Hotline
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 8:00 pm (Eastern Time)
Provides anonymous, confidential information on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and how to prevent them. Also, provides referrals to clinical and other services.

A service of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), offers access to the latest, federally approved HIV/AIDS medical practice guidelines, HIV treatment and prevention clinical trials, and other research information for health care providers, researchers, people affected by HIV/AIDS, and the general public.
1-800-HIV-0440 (448-0440) | 1-888-480-3739 TTY
1-301-315-2816 (Outside United States)
In English, en Español, 1 pm to 4 pm EST, Monday through Friday
[email protected] |

Emergency Contraception Website

HIPS Hotline:
1-800-676-HIPS (1-800-676-4477)
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Harm reduction oriented health information for sex workers and their families.

National Herpes Hotline:
1-919-361-8488 Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (Eastern Time)


LGBTQ-specific resources

GLBT Hotline


Trevor Project


Trans Lifeline

US: (877) 565-8860

CANADA: (877) 330-6366

The Gay and Lesbian National Hotline:
1-888-THE-GLNH (1-888-843-4564)
Hours: Monday through Friday 4:00 pm to 12:00 am; Saturday 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm (Eastern Time)
E-mail: [email protected]
A non-profit organization which provides nationwide toll-free peer-counseling, information, and referrals.


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This page was initially developed by Bonnie MacDougall of HavenHoopDance and Christy Croft of Complete Consent Culture for our PlayThink 2018 consent workshops, and is continually improved through feedback from attendees at our workshops and followers of our education projects.