Haberland N, Rogow D. Department of Health and Human Services; These coincident trends suggest that adolescents are receiving information about birth control and condoms elsewhere. And yet, even as abstinence continues to dominate US sex education debates, the term itself evokes ambivalence and conflict among teachers, parents, and health care providers. Thus, this bibliography and the scholarship cited in this article reflect the leanings and concerns of public debate, though this article has made an effort to include authors and texts that resist the conventional leanings and push our thinking beyond the usual bounds. Educators often feel ambivalent about abstinence-only education and work to adjust their classes to better meet their understandings of community and student needs. And, though young people learn about sex and sexuality throughout their days and lives, US debates about sexuality education focus on school-based learning. Ultimately, expanded, integrated, multilevel approaches that reach beyond the classroom and capitalize on cutting-edge, youth-friendly technologies are warranted to shift cultural paradigms of sexual health, advance the state of sex education, and improve sexual and reproductive health outcomes for adolescents in the United States. Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content on this page. This bibliography also focuses on sexuality education in the United States, though included are some texts written about other national contexts when the arguments have particular resonance with US concerns. Lindberg L, Maddow-Zimet I. Moreover, the study highlights several additional new concerns. Sexuality education Websites for adolescents: The contribution of abstinence and improved contraceptive use.