Not necessarily! Condoms are now being marketed in new, fun ways. "One" condom company is a company that is marketing "next generation" condoms and giving you an opportunity to share your design ideas. "One" condoms have been spotted in some stores around the NWT - check them out!
There's a vaccine available that provides protection against a common virus called Human Papillomavirus or HPV. This virus can cause cervical cancer.
The HPV vaccine is offered free to Grade 4 girls in the NWT. A catch-up program will also be offered over the next 5 years for girls in grades 9-12.
What is beauty anyway?
Have you ever noticed how perfect everyone looks on TV & in the movies? Perfect hair, perfect skin, perfectly shaped bodies? In the real world, real beauty comes in many shapes, sizes and ages.
Check out the videos on this great link and get a new perspective on media and body images:Campaign for Real Beauty
It's not always easy for anyone to learn about sex in school and many of us have similar questions about sex and sexuality.
Lesbian, Gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students have questions about sexuality that may not be covered in class, and they can't necessarily be answered by a trip to the library. Check out the section on Sexual Orientation on this website for more information & some great links.
Hey Guys! Have you ever worried if your body was developing normally? Check out this article on Teen's Health: "Is my Penis Normal?"