S.H.A.R.E. (Sexual Health and Relationships Education) is an LGBTQ-affirming sexual health education group offered every other Tuesday at 12pm at ANCHOR. Each session is free-standing, so no matter when you start coming or if you miss a day, you won’t feel lost the next time!
Groups will involve a mix of information/lecture, brainstorming, discussion, individual
and group activities. Participants will also have the opportunity to ask questions
The curriculum used in S.H.A.R.E. meets Arizona State Educational Standards. Thus, participants who attend 80% of the sessions (6 out 8), can earn 1/4 credit toward their high school diploma.
Overview of Sessions:
- Introduction to Sex & Sexuality
Objectives: Define sex, sexuality, and self-esteem. Identify sexual values and
evaluate how values inform perspectives and choices.
- Sexual/Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology
Objectives: Distinguish the functions and characteristics of male, female, intersex,
and trans anatomy. Describe the processes of ejaculation, the menstrual cycle,
- Sexually Transmitted Infections
Objectives: Identify how STIs are transmitted. Distinguish the types of STIs in
terms of treatment and cures. State prevention methods and action steps for
Objectives: Name the 4 fluids that transmit HIV. Distinguish between behaviors
that are risky for transmitting HIV and behaviors that are low to no risk. Name at
least 3 ways that HIV can be prevented.
- Safer Sex Protection
Objectives: Express factors to consider when selecting a safer sex protection
method. Discuss pros and cons of different safer sex protection methods. Gain
personal awareness around preferred options for safer sex. List steps involved in
using a condom. Identify steps for protection and sexual decision-making.
- Sexual Negotation
Objectives: Gain personal awareness about how to negotiate safer sex. Identify
steps to take in the future as they relate to sexual decision-making.
Objectives: Examine complex relationships and differentiate between healthy and
unhealthy qualities. Clarify characteristics that could be “warning signs” of an
unhealthy relationship or that may indicate the need for conflict resolution and
conversation. Name and describe types of abuse and relationship warning signs.
Objectives: Practice assertive communication. Understand the benefits and drawbacks of different communication styles. Consider the role of communication in relationships and problem solving.
For more information, contact Courtney at firstname.lastname@example.org.