The University of Massachusetts Amherst

PEP Steering Committee Member, Amy Schalet, quoted in New York Times on how parents view sleepovers for their LGBTQ teenagers

In a New York Times article on how parents view sleepovers for their LGBTQ teenagers, PEP Steering Committee Member, Amy Schalet, says that sometimes prohibition takes the place of conversation, and that parents can help children learn sexual agency and develop healthy sexual lives by talking to them about consent and their feelings about experiences.