Our Work

SIECUS: Sex Ed for Social Change

SIECUS champions transformative sex education by leading advocacy efforts, building influential coalitions, and developing comprehensive resources. We are committed to advancing equitable sexual and reproductive health policies and education across the U.S., empowering all individuals to make informed decisions about their health, pleasure, and identity. Join us as we shape societal narratives and elevate standards through strategic communication, targeted education, and policy expertise.

Federal Policy

Federal Legislation Overview: Gain insights into the federal laws and initiatives that influence sex education nationwide. Our analysis covers significant legislative acts and ongoing governmental efforts that establish the framework for educational standards and practices.

Delve into the impact of federal funding on sexual health education in our FY24 snapshot.

See our outlook for the future of sex education and policy in the FY24 Legislative Look-Ahead.

Explore 2023’s many legislative advancements and regressions in our FY23 Mid-Year Report.

State Policy

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Navigate the varying state policies on sex education with our color-coded map and detailed state-by-state analysis. Each profile grades the existing laws and legislative activities, offering in-depth understanding of the regional educational policies.

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The Sex Education Policy Action Council (SEPAC) is a collective of diverse advocates promoting quality sex education policies nationwide. This coalition is comprised of organizations, state agencies, and school districts to advance inclusive and effective educational standards.

Policy Positions

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SIECUS supports and advocates for complete, inclusive and evidence-based sex education policies, prioritizing accurate information, consent education, LGBTQIA+ inclusivity, and access to reproductive healthcare. Our aim is to empower individuals to make informed decisions about their sexual health and relationships, working towards a society that values diversity and supports sexual rights.