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Partner Call – Holistic Sexuality: Tools for Guiding our Youth

In this call, Marisa Taborga Byrne shares about how she frames and holds holistic sexuality conversations with youth. The intention is for this to be a time of learning, sharing and gaining tools, asking questions, and being in dialogue with one another for us to better serve our youth.

For her curriculum, Marisa combines her experiences of rite of passage, sexual education and holistic healing. Marisa has been working with youth since she was one herself, and began to hold ceremonial rites of passage for adolescents and adults in 2012. As a recipient of the powerful healing attributes of nature, she is a strong advocate for soul discovery in the wild. Marisa is now fully dedicated to empowering youth through the lens of holistic sexual health education, believing that education is the preventative medicine of potential trauma and the key to fully embracing and embodying our wild, natural selves.

Recording of the call:

Resources

This is a list created by Marisa Taborga Byrne. For questions or to contribute additional resources, please contact her.

For Youth

Websites

Literature

Hotlines

  • GLBT National Help Center Youth Talk Line 1.800.246.PRIDE (7743)

Camps

  • Camp Victory : a private nonprofit organization that strives to create a special place for child and teen survivors of sexual abuse

 

For Parents & Guardians

How to talk to your children about sex and sexuality

For parents of sexual abuse survivors

Videos

 

For Adults

Centers

Body Love Resources

Books

  • Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom, Christiane Northrup
  • Wild Feminine, Tami Lynn Kent
  • Vagina, Naomi Wolf
  • Cunt, Inga Muscio
  • The Joy of Sex, Alex Comfort

Sex Positive Stores

  • Babeland
  • Good Vibrations

Videos

For Survivors

Hotlines

  • Bay Area Women Against Rape 510.845.7273
  • San Francisco Women Against Rape 415.647.7273
  • GLBT National Help Center Youth Talk Line 1.800.246.PRIDE (7743)
  • RAINN- 24 hotline 1.800.656.HOPE

Organizations

Transformative Justice

Books

  • The Survivor’s Guide to Sex, Staci Haines

Sexuality Health Education & Trainings

Prevention and Healing Work with Youth

Sexual Health Educators

 

International Work

 


Marisa (Sasa) Taborga Byrne, born and raised in California, comes from an Irish, German, Bolivian and Spanish lineage. She is a Nature Connection Guide, Rites of Passage Facilitator and Holistic Sexual Health Educator. Marisa has been working with youth since she was one herself, and began to hold ceremonial rites of passage for adolescents and adults in 2012.  As a recipient of the powerful healing attributes of nature, she is a strong advocate for soul discovery in the wild. Marisa is now fully dedicated to empowering youth through the lens of holistic sexual health education, believing that education is the preventative medicine of potential trauma and the key to fully embracing and embodying our wild, natural selves.

 

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