general consent resources

If you’ve experienced sexual harm or intimate partner violence, I’ve created a page of love and resources, just for you, here:

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)


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.