This manual is a compilation of activities and suggestions for promoting premarital sexual abstinence by emphasizing the following factors: parental involvement, healthy self-concept, understanding human sexuality, knowing how to resist pressure, friendship and creative dating, and an internalized belief about right and healthy choices.
Defining the issues : the power of language -- Who are the gays? The image and the reality -- What are gay rights? The legal implications of gay rights ordinances -- Gay rights and religion -- The myth of the victimless crime : the social side of homosexuality and laws prohibiting sodomy -- Conclusion.
NPIN 25252: This instruction manual, designed for educators, promotes sexual abstinence among sixth graders, seventh graders, eighth graders, and high school students to prevent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and unplanned pregnancy. The manual is divided into lesson plans for each grade level and high school. It introduces the following topics: pregnancy, puberty, peer and media pressure; how to set long-range goals, make informed decisions, and what it means to be married; the emotional and physical consequences of premarital sex (e.g., STDs and unplanned pregnancy); and the differences between healthy and abusive relationships, STD symptoms and their physical and social effects, sexual abstinence, the concept of 'second virginity, ' and how to say 'no' to sex.