Keep the Power On: Talking Is Power 2021

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Keep the Power On: Talking Is Power 2021

The header of the fact sheet, which reads, "Survey Says. Talking is Power: Keep the Power On."

 

A bar graph showing that 7 in 10 adults say that their parents were the person they turned to as a teen to discuss dating, sex, or birth control.

 

A bar graph showing that Black adults are more likely to discuss sex, love, and relationships with a young person than Hispanic or white people.

 

A graph showing that out of those who did not have a conversation around sex, love, or relationships in the last 12 months, 41% said they felt it was not "their place or responsibility."

 

A graph showing that Black adults said they turned to their parents as a teen to talk about sex, love, and birth control at a rate higher than their Hispanic or white peers.

 

A graphic showing that 15% of Black adults said that it wasn't "the right time" to discuss sex, love, and birth control. A percentage smaller than Hispanics but larger than white people.

 

A graphic showing that 53% of adults who talked with a young person about sex, love, and birth control in the last year said that the conversation "went well."

 

May 2021

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