Promote Sexual Health in America

If you want to get involved with promoting sexual health, or just learn more about sexuality, be sure to check out some of the resources listed here.


These links are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only. They do not constitute an endorsement or approval by the owner of Sexual Health Rankings and its partners of any products, services, or views of these organizations or individuals. Sexual Health Rankings and its partners bear no responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or content of the external sites or for that of subsequent links. Contact the external site owners for answers to questions regarding their content.

Sexual Health Rankings draws upon data collected and published by the following organizations.

  • Guttmacher Institute  
  • FROM THEIR WEB SITE  "Four decades after its creation, the Guttmacher Institute continues to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights through an interrelated program of research, policy analysis and public education designed to generate new ideas, encourage enlightened public debate and promote sound policy and program development. The Institute’s overarching goal is to ensure the highest standard of sexual and reproductive health for all people worldwide."
  • Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation  
  • FROM THEIR WEB SITE  "The Kaiser Family Foundation is dedicated to filling the need for trusted, independent information on the major health issues facing our nation and its people. Kaiser is a non-profit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the U.S., as well as the U.S. role in global health policy."
  • Human Rights Campaign  
  • FROM THEIR WEB SITE  "HRC seeks to improve the lives of LGBT Americans by advocating for equal rights and benefits in the workplace, ensuring families are treated equally under the law and increasing public support among all Americans through innovative advocacy, education and outreach programs. HRC works to secure equal rights for LGBT individuals and families at the federal and state levels by lobbying elected officials, mobilizing grassroots supporters, educating Americans, investing strategically to elect fair-minded officials and partnering with other LGBT organizations."
  • National Archive of Criminal Justice Data  
  • FROM THEIR WEB SITE  "The mission of the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) is to facilitate research in criminal justice and criminology, through the preservation, enhancement, and sharing of computerized data resources; through the production of original research based on archived data; and through specialized training workshops in quantitative analysis of crime and justice data."
  • National Center for Health Statistics  
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • FROM THEIR WEB SITE  "The mission of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is to provide statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people. As the Nation's principal health statistics agency, NCHS leads the way with accurate, relevant, and timely data.”
  • National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention  
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • FROM THEIR WEB SITE  "The National Center is committed to our vision of a future free of HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, STDs, and TB. NCHHSTP is responsible for public health surveillance, prevention research, and programs to prevent and control HIV and AIDS, other STDs, viral hepatitis, and TB."
  • Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services  
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • FROM THEIR WEB SITE  "[Our] mission is to provide scientific service, expertise, skills, and tools in support of CDC's national efforts to promote health; prevent disease, injury and disability; and prepare for emerging health threats."
  • Division of Adolescent and School Health  
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • FROM THEIR WEB SITE  "The mission of CDC's Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) is to prevent HIV, other STDs, and teen pregnancy and promote lifelong health among youth."
  • National Cancer Institute  
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
  • FROM THEIR WEB SITE  "The NCI, established under the National Cancer Institute Act of 1937, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training. The National Cancer Act of 1971 broadened the scope and responsibilities of the NCI and created the National Cancer Program. Over the years, legislative amendments have maintained the NCI authorities and responsibilities and added new information dissemination mandates as well as a requirement to assess the incorporation of state-of-the-art cancer treatments into clinical practice."
  • U.S. Census Bureau  
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
  • FROM THEIR WEB SITE  "The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy."
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation  
  • U.S. Department of Justice
  • FROM THEIR WEB SITE  "Our mission is to help protect you, your children, your communities, and your businesses from the most dangerous threats facing our nation."
  • Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists  
  • FROM THEIR WEB SITE  "CSTE promotes the effective use of epidemiologic data to guide public health practice and improve health. CSTE accomplishes this by supporting the use of effective public health surveillance and good epidemiologic practice through training, capacity development, and peer consultation, developing standards for practice, and advocating for resources and scientifically based policy."

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