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One of the very best websites in the whole wide world, Scarleteen, is holding a fundraiser. From today, February 14th, until March 15th, a donor will match any and all donations to the website up to $350 per donor or $3,000 total.
Donâ€™t know what Scarleteen is? Well, though I may be gushing, Iâ€™m not exaggerating when I say that I personally think that itâ€™s one of the best websites ever invented. After all, I donâ€™t usually put up information about other peopleâ€™s fundraisers.
Scarleteen is a sex education website for teenagers and young adults. Itâ€™s sex positive, focuses on everything from safety to pleasure, anatomy to emotional responses to sexual relationships, promotes non-intercourse types of sex as worthwhile options and is completely LGBT inclusive. It also works to dismantle rape culture with discussions of desire and enthusiastic consent.
Many of you know that sex education, and how it currently sucks and needs a total overhaul, is a topic close to my heart; I write about it regularly over at my other blog, and itâ€™s the topic of my essay in Yes Means Yes. If I could replace the sex education currently being taught in schools with anything, Scarleteen would genuinely be the model from which I would start, and Iâ€™m not sure what I would change.
And hereâ€™s why they need your help: