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Summary: This program furnishes background on the issues of sexual expression, preference, and choice and sensitively identifies the characteristics of the sexually healthy adult. Topics under discussion include different types of relationships, factors that influence the formation and maintenance of relationships, and social and psychological perspectives on people as sexual beings.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Without consent, sexual intercourse is nothing less than rape. This program offers insights into sexual victimization through interviews with a young woman who was raped in her own home by an armed assailant and a young man who was expelled from college on a charge of acquaintance rape. Also, a rehabilitation service for sexual offenders is profiled, with an emphasis on the treatment of deviant...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Pornography shops. Phone sex services. Strip clubs. Culturally, such businesses are typically consigned to the questionable fringes of society. But are there exceptions? In this program, workers in these three industries share their personal experiences; describe their clientele, which, in addition to men, often includes women and couples; and explain how they have lifted their occupations to a...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Is sexuality an unavoidable casualty of physical disability or of surgery that significantly restructures intimate parts of the body? In this program, a man with a spinal cord injury, a woman with breast cancer who had a skin-saving mastectomy and reconstructive surgery, and a transsexual woman who underwent sex reassignment surgery discuss ways in which sexual expression has changed since...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: As controversy swirls around the issue of same-sex marriage, gay and lesbian couples in North America and abroad are speaking out for the right to marry. Filmed in British Columbia after the legalization of same-sex unions, this program introduces the victorious litigants, who share their views on marriage, religious and political opposition, child adoption, and, most of all, love. Interviews...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Today, while gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgenders are no longer forced to hide their sexual orientation, there is still prejudice and discrimination which can make coming out a difficult decision. And there are always internal pressures as well. This program presents the accounts and stories of people who have recently taken the step of coming out. Interviewees and experts discuss the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This program looks at aspects of how relationships are formed and sustained. Interview segments include a couple who talk about connecting online through Match.com; a diverse group of young Muslim women who discuss the liberating effects of physical modesty and Islamic approaches to courting and marriage; and a couple who describe how they met and demonstrate how PREP relationship enhancement...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: With half of American marriages ending in divorce, why does 90 percent of the nation still enter into matrimony? Is the Western notion of permanent, monogamous marriage entering a new phase, a more flexible and adaptable one, or is it becoming obsolete? Are there alternatives that make sense? This film presents an eclectic mix of couples (both male-female and same-sex) who discuss how and why...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: Whether they live in America, Britain, or elsewhere, most teenage boys have been exposed to some form of pornography. But the Internet has radically escalated that exposure-to the point at which many adolescents are addicted. This program follows the stories of teenage porn addicts as they struggle with the issues that drive their behavior-although not all are open to soul-searching. Darryl,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Parents, friends, sex education classes, the media-all of them shape our perceptions of reproduction and physical intimacy. Starting at the beginning, then, this program focuses on developmental issues in human sexuality. Its four interview segments question children on what they know about love and sex; adolescents on what they know about sex and what constitutes good sex education; adults on...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Joy, fear, wild pleasure, a sense of danger-these emotions are at the core of almost any coming-of-age experience. Multiply them by a thousand, and maybe throw disgust or boredom into the mix, and you have a fleeting glimpse of the thoughts and sensations surrounding a young woman's first sexual encounter. This program collects stories and reflections on that very subject from ten unique women,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: This ABC News program sheds light on the most heartbreaking dilemma a teen mother can face. Viewers enter the lives of Erin and Brookanne, who-because of college plans and financial hardships-have decided against motherhood and now reside at the Gladney Center for Adoption, a unique facility for pregnant teens in Fort Worth, Texas. Ob-gyn appointments, counseling sessions, and meetings with...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: How have mixed cultural signals and online social interaction impacted the average teenager's behavior? Is reducing violence, drug abuse, and dangerous sex a lost cause? This ABC News program examines those questions, presenting three eye-opening stories of teen life. First, a small Michigan town recoils from a school-hall stabbing, highlighting an alarming rise in abusive teenage...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: How do people find love, why do they fall in love, and, once married, how do they stay in love? In this ABC News special with correspondent John Stossel, the modern-day notion of love, with all of its attendant expectations, is examined. Despite divorce rates that are currently holding steady at 50 percent, research shows that married couples are actually healthier-and claim to be happier as...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: What if dating were like football, where flags are thrown when the rules are broken? In this award-winning program, the Love Referee does just that, using his red flag system to stop the action when abusive dating situations develop. Play-by-play coverage of scenarios involving sexual pressure, manipulative and obsessive behavior, physical abuse, lying, and problem lifestyles help make it...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Geoffrey and Mark and Lisa and Allison are a pair of gay couples who are co-parenting biological children they conceived together. In this program, the four discuss when they first discovered they are gay; how they met their partners; major issues they have faced as gay couples; their children, ages 2 and 4, and the co-parenting experience; and what it means to them all to be a family. In...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: This program can help teens cope with the experiences and complex lessons of early dating and opens up the definition of dating to match the reality teens face today. Subjects covered include how to define a "date"; choosing who to date; what to do before the first date; dating outside of one's social clique; emotions and dating; the first date; sexual intimacy; dating options; safety and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: The only way to remove sexual harassment from school and work is to get educated about the problem and learn ways to deal with it. This informative video explains different kinds of sexual harassment, defines the factors motivating harassers, and provides specific techniques for dealing with the problem. Viewers will see what steps to take if anyone harasses them or if they witness the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: In this program three married couples affected by Alzheimer's disease talk candidly with a clinical social worker about both physical and emotional changes that occur in their intimate relationships as a partner goes from being a spouse to a caregiver. Sexual expression becomes awkward or meaningless when a mate with dementia no longer recognizes a husband or wife, and the overall fabric of the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: The need to have someone special in your life is particularly pressing in adolescence. But what happens when that relationship turns violent? Using dramatizations, this program offers information to teens on how to recognize an abusive relationship, and what to do about it. Media glorification of sex and violence, dysfunctional male role models, and thirst for control are examined as the roots...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Emotional abuse, fits of jealousy, and the use of physical force have no place in a healthy romantic or friendly relationship. This enlightening program offers teenagers practical approaches to nurturing healthy behavior in themselves and in others. Experts offer guidelines for dealing with specific dating or friendship problems and for handling peer pressure, which often leads to poor choices...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: It's safe to say that dating, sex, and socializing preoccupy most teenagers-but how often do young people really benefit from and participate in their relationships? This video enables students to see teen romance in a clear light-exploring love, sex, friendship, and how easily all three can get mixed up. With candid discussions about jealousy, trust, peer pressure, and effective communication,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Busting some gender-related beliefs while supporting others, this program shows that brain chemistry doesn't fit neatly into male and female categories. Five men and five women are put through scientific experiments, exploring major sex-related brain functions-including emotional recognition, empathy, competition, communication, and basic cognition. Candid camera sessions reveal male and female...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Looks, personality, intellect, bank account-the reasons for attraction can't be predicted. Or can they? This program investigates ways that men and women evaluate potential lovers and life partners, and shows how male and female criteria may be more similar than many think. Creating a relaxed, club-like setting in which a small group of singles meet, flirt, and discuss their goals, the program...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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