Sexual Health


In this section you can find out about the experience of sexual health by seeing and hearing young people share their personal stories on film. Our researchers initially travelled all around the UK to talk to 47 young people in their own homes. Analysis of 9 new interviews were added in 2012 and another 4 new interviews were added in 2014 to help keep the site up to date. Find out what people said about issues such as having sex for the first time, contraception and being lesbian, gay or bisexual. We hope you find the information helpful and reassuring.
You can start viewing topics by clicking 'Next Topic' above, or selecting from the list on the left. You can also view 'People's Profiles' from the tab above.

Publication date: February 2005
Last updated: January 2016
Review date: January 2018


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