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When three parents discover their daughters' pact to lose their virginity at prom, they launch a covert one-night operation to stop the teens from sealing the deal.; Crude and sexual content, and language throughout, drug content, teen partying, and some graphic nudity.
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Casa Grande

Coming of age as a rude awakening. A 17-year boy's dawning sexuality is shadowed by the discovery of his upper-class family's looming financial ruin.
2016; 2014
Clemons (Stacks)

Joven & Alocada

Obsessed with sex, the seventeen-year-old daughter of strict, religious parents details her thoughts and exploits on a blog.
2013; 2012
Clemons (Stacks)

Let's Talk About Sex: A Revealing Look at Sex and American Youth

This film takes a revealing look at how American attitudes toward adolescent sexuality impact today's teenagers.
2011; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)

The Codes of Gender: Identity and Performance in Pop Culture

Communication scholar Sut Jhally applies the late sociologist Erving Goffman's groundbreaking analysis of advertising to the contemporary commercial landscape in this provocative new film about gender as a ritualized cultural performance. Uncovering a remarkable pattern of gender-specific poses, Jhally explores Goffman's central claim that the way the body is displayed in advertising communicates normative ideas about masculinity and femininity. The film looks beyond advertising as a medium that simply sells products, and beyond analyses of gender that focus on biological difference or issues of surface objectification and beauty, taking us into the two-tiered terrain of identity and power relations. With its sustained focus on the fundamental importance of gender, power, and how our [...]
2016; 2009

In Body and Soul

One of the basic needs of human beings is sexual gratification. This is true for the handicapped as well. Yet, able- bodied people find it difficult to accept that the disabled have sexual needs. In this ground breaking film, we learn of an experimental program in Switzerland which has aroused considerable interest and much debate. "Sex workers" of both sexes provide sex for a fee to people who are physically or mentally challenged. This documentary explores the motives of both the sex workers and the handicapped individuals who engage in sexual activities with them. Is this prostitution or therapy? For the first time, sex workers have agreed to be filmed as they make love to these individuals. They express strong positive emotions about their work. The doctors who set up the program [...]

Grounded for Life [electronic resource]: Teenage Pregnancy

Grounded for Life examines the rising national trend of unplanned pregnancies in the teen population. Utilizing actual case studies and interviews with teenage mothers, it illustrates the risk factors, motivations, and thought processes associated with the rapidly growing teenage pregnancy problem. Thought-provoking footage of single teenage parents portrays the economic and emotional hardships they face. Detailed investigations of educational programs for students and parents, self-evaluation, birth control, and counseling are examined in an open manner. Closing perspectives given by teen mothers and fathers provide backdrop for many classroom discussions and assignments. One of the most informative, intriguing classroom videos available today.
2006; 1988

Going It Alone [electronic resource]: Preparing for Single Parenthood

This program provides young men and women with realistic expectations about what single parenthood is like and what skills they will need to cope. Topics include prenatal care, daycare and finances, and tending to their own emotional needs and those of their newborn. Case studies that discuss the pregnancy, birth, and child-rearing help viewers to identify with their own situation. Experts offer advice, including how to balance home and work with raising a child. This is an excellent vehicle for classroom discussion and a no-holds-barred view of the realities of single parenthood.
2006; 1994

Kids Having Kids [electronic resource]: Teenage Pregnancy

This hard-hitting documentary uses interviews with several girls, their boyfriends, parents, counselors, teachers, and other professionals to examine one of the most critical issues facing young Americans today. Exploring the reasons why so many teenagers get pregnant, the video looks at the facts on adolescent sexual behavior and attitudes toward birth control. Although the emphasis is focused on the mother-to-be, the program also studies the parental obligations of the male and stresses the need for open communication and realistic decision-making.
2006; 1992

Kids Raising Kids [electronic resource]: Teenage Parenthood

Young mothers need to be aware of the benefits and problems associated with the options of marriage or single parenting. This program stresses the importance of developing a positive and responsible attitude in order to make the best of the situation. The video provides information on finding a doctor, prenatal care, and the benefits of a practical diet, exercise, and childbirth classes, as well as advice on adjusting to the baby, assuming responsibility, continuing education, finding help, and managing finances.
2006; 1992

Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better [electronic resource]: Why the Sexes Excel Differently

Statistically speaking, why have men and women not proved equally adept at the same things? In this program, researchers debate whether differences in brain architecture lead to a division of talents and aptitudes between the sexes-and draw some startling conclusions. To illustrate these differences, children are observed in classrooms, on the playground, and at home.
2005; 1991

Love, Love Me, Do [electronic resource]: How Sex Differences Affect Relationships

How might acknowledging the brain's sex make interpersonal relationships run more smoothly? Using images from popular art, television drama, and hidden-camera footage to illustrate both predictable and unexpected conflicts, this program presents the way sex-related differences in brain architecture may influence love, marriage, reproduction, and parenthood.
2005; 1991

Considering Birth Control, Pregnancy, and Childbirth Options [electronic resource]

Regardless of whether it is a planned decision or an unexpected surprise, parenthood is a responsibility that requires the utmost consideration. This program explores the subject of family planning, from birth control options, to pregnancy, to the basics of childbirth. The effects of parenthood on previous personal life goals are discussed. Options for coping with infertility are covered as well.
2007; 1998

Avoiding Infectious and Sexually Transmitted Diseases [electronic resource]

This program provides an overview of how to reduce the risks of contracting infectious diseases of all types, with an emphasis on sexually transmitted diseases. Major STDs such as HIV and other infectious diseases are profiled, outlining their risk factors and describing their symptoms. The body's natural defense mechanisms, including the immune system, the skin, mucous membranes, and enzymes, and medical interventions such as vaccines are discussed.
2006; 1998

Healthy Relationships [electronic resource]

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 in teen relationships. Tips for ending unhealthy relationships are included as well.
2005; 2000

Growing Up Fast [electronic resource]

In this engrossing documentary, filmmaker and author Joanna Lipper follows six teen mothers and several young fathers through their last months of high school. This film goes beyond explaining the difficulties of early parenthood to reveal the compassionate strength, resilience, self-awareness, and insight of these adolescents as they look back on past decisions with enhanced understanding of their consequences. Through their intimate stories, the program explores the emotions, relationships, and psychological forces that lead to teen pregnancy. Assumptions about teen mothers are challenged as the girls work at minimum wage jobs to support their families while simultaneously working to graduate from high school with the assistance of tutoring and daycare. Recognized by the Academy of [...]
2006; 2004

Homosexuality [electronic resource]: Religious Perspective

Throughout history, homosexuality has been censured by some of the world's major religions-and often punished to the severest degree. This program studies the scriptures and doctrines of Christianity, Judaism, and Islam to understand why, and then contrasts their stances with those of Hinduism, Sikhism, and the Rome of Hadrian. A compassionate and compelling discussion of gay marriage and child adoption by gay couples involving the Reverend Richard Kirker, of the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement; Rabbi Chaim Rapoport; and others is featured. Genetic predisposition toward homosexuality is considered, and homosexual acts in the animal world, as they relate to scripture, are addressed. Contains mature themes and explicit language and imagery.
2006; 2003

Sugar and Spice [electronic resource]: Facts Behind Sex Differences

Even during the first moments of life, baby girls and boys already behave differently. Combining case histories and scientific analysis, this program argues that the mixture of hormones in the womb "hardwires" the brain with a sex-aligned signature before birth, causing it to become distinctly female or male-or a mixture of both.
2005; 1991

Teen Dads' Point of View [electronic resource]

This program examines teenage pregnancy from the teenage father's point of view. It is an in-depth look at the attitudes of young men toward sex, birth control, and teenage fatherhood. Teen pregnancy, its cost to society, and the plight of young mothers and their newborns are discussed, along with how most young fathers deal with the reality of a pregnant girlfriend. A final section examines the role of teenage fathers in child-rearing, and discusses ways in which they can learn better parenting skills and become more involved. However, the message here is clear: teenage parenting is difficult at best, and teens should seriously consider sexual abstinence.
2006; 1994