A safe way to medically end a pregnancy; must be performed by a doctor.

Choosing not to engage in sexual activities.

stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, a medical condition that is caused by HIV, which interferes with the body’s ability to fight infection and disease

Form of sex where the penis is inserted into the anus.

Licking or sucking on and around the anus; oral sex on the anus.

Bum; the opening where poop leaves the body.

Used to describe a person who is sexually excited.


Slang word for testicles

Slang word for having sexual intercourse

Ways to prevent pregnancy

attracted to people of both sexes/genders

part of the body where pee is stored

Slang word for oral sex on the penis

Slang word for erection

Slang word for breasts

Sensitive glands on a female’s chest that make milk after a female gives birth


the opening to the uterus

A procedure that removes the foreskin of the penis, usually done at birth

Slang term for clitoris

Part of the body that gives sexual pleasure to women, located at the top of the vagina. Stimulation leads to orgasm

Slang term for a penis

When a person tells others their sexual orientation or gender identity

When the egg and sperm join together

a barrier method that can be used during sex to prevent STIs and pregnancy; both male condoms and female condoms are available

Ways of preventing pregnancy from happening; birth control

Licking or sucking a woman’s genitals; oral sex on a woman


Prescription method of birth control which requires a needle every 12 weeks; also known as ‘the shot’

Slang for penis

Penis-shaped sex toy

Washing inside the vagina or the anus


Slang for oral sex on a woman

Cells that can be fertilized by a male’s sperm to create a baby; released from the ovary once each month

when semen leaves the penis, often at the same time as orgasm

pills that are taken after sex to prevent pregnancy; also called Plan-B or the morning after pill; most effective if taken within 72 hours after unprotected sex

A tube through which the sperm leave the testes


Tubes that connect the ovaries to the uterus

Licking or sucking penis and/or testicles; oral sex on a male

barrier method worn inside the vagina to prevent semen and pre-cum from entering the body

Skin covering the head of a man’s penis; may be surgically removed at birth in a procedure called circumcision


a person who is attracted to someone of the same sex/gender

refers to how a person publicly presents or expresses their gender; can include behaviour and outward appearance such as clothing, hair, make-up, body language and voice

refers to each person’s internal and individual experience of gender; it is a person’s sense of being a woman, a man, both, neither, or anywhere along the spectrum of gender

An STI that causes small bumps around the genitals, anus or mouth

External parts of the reproductive system (vagina, labia and clitoris for girls; penis and scrotum for boys)

An STI that often has no symptoms and can be easily treated. Also known as ‘the clap’ or ‘the drip’


Slang term for erection

Vaccine-preventable STI that if left untreated can damage the liver

attracted to people of the opposite sex or gender; also called straight

Human Immunodeficiency Virus is an STI that weakens a person’s immune system. It is transmitted through bodily fluids such as semen, vaginal fluids and breast milk.

All people who are only attracted to the same sex

Human Papillomavirus is an STI that causes genital warts and is also linked to some forms of cancer of the cervix in women


The penis entering either the vagina or the anus


Skin flaps that cover the vaginal opening, clitoris and urethra

a woman who is attracted to woman

A common acronym used for sexual diversity is LGBT, which stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender

a liquid substance that reduces friction during sex and makes it more comfortable and enjoyable


a barrier method that is worn on the outside of the penis that prevents semen and pre-cum from entering a partner’s body

Touching your own sexual organs for pleasure

When a female’s menstrual cycle stops

The blood and lining of the uterus that is shed each month

a period, or menstruation, is the lining of the uterus leaving the body; this happens each month when a female is not pregnant

Being sexually active and/or romantically involved with only one person at a time


a barrier method used to cover the vagina or anus during oral sex for protection against STIs; it must be held in place during sex

Using the mouth and/or tongue to stimulate a partner’s genital area or anus

Pleasurable feeling at the climax of sexual excitement

Part of the female body where eggs are stored; connected to the fallopian tubes

The release of an egg from a female’s ovaries


Medical test that looks at a female’s cervix to check for cancer

a period, or menstruation, is the lining of the uterus leaving the body; this happens each month when a female is not pregnant

Fluid that gets released from a man’s penis when he has an erection and before he has an orgasm and ejaculates. It contains sperm and can cause pregnancy; pre-cum can also transmit an STI.

A fertilized egg, up to 14 days, before it implants in the uterus.

Physical and emotional changes during which children become young adults.

Coarse, dark hair that grows around the genital area in females and males.

When a man takes his penis out of his partner’s body before ejaculation; not an effective form of birth control.


an umbrella term to describe any sexuality or gender that is not straight or cisgender


Slang term for analingus


Loose bag of skin that holds the testes and helps keep them at a consistent temperature

Fluid, pus, liquid or other substance that comes out of the body

Fluid released from a man’s penis during ejaculation that includes sperm

A toy used for sexual gratification such as dildo, vibrator and/or flesh like vagina.

Who you are attracted to physically, sexually and/or romantically

The way a person expresses themselves sexually, their thoughts, feelings and desires about sexual activities and relationships

A cell found in semen that fertilizes a female’s egg to create a baby.

Unable to have children

Sexually transmitted infections are spread through sexual contact including skin-to-skin contact and the exchange of body fluids. If left untreated, STIs can make people very sick.

A slang term for a heterosexual person


Plural form of testicle; part of the male’s genital area where sperm are produced and stored. The testes are protected by the scrotum.

Singular form of testes; part of the male’s genital area where sperm are produced and stored.

A simple way for men to check themselves for the beginning of testicular cancer; should be done once per month by all males over 14.

A male hormone that is made in the testes. It controls things like facial and body hair.

a person whose gender identity differs from their sex assigned at birth


tube that carries pee from the bladder to the outside of the body

Muscular reproductive organ inside a woman’s body where a baby develops in a normal pregnancy


Passage way between the uterus and the outside of a female’s body

Form of sex where the penis is inserted into the vagina

Tube that carries sperm from the testes to the urethra for ejaculation

a person who had not engaged in sexual activity

Female sex organs on the outside of the body – clitoris, labia and vaginal opening


Release of semen from a boy’s penis while he is sleeping; common during puberty


An egg that has just been fertilized by a sperm