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Publication of
Big Picture RSHE

On 30 November 2023 the book by Outspoken Sex Ed co-founder Yoan Reed and former director Sophie Manning  Big Picture RSHE: Ready-Made Analogies And Practical Activities For Relationships, Sex And Health Education In The Primary Classroom (Routledge, £29) – was published

Influencer Culture
toolkit launch 

Outspoken Sex Ed director Leah Jewett co-facilitated the virtual launch of the Influencer Culture In The Digital Age: Resources For And By Girls And Young Women toolkit by Robyn Muir and Dr Emily Setty on 18 November 2023

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Barbie panel discussion

Outspoken Sex Ed director Leah Jewett appeared on the panel discussion The Barbie Phenomenon: A Feminist Legacy? run on 21 August 2023 by the London Literary Salon alongside Anne Boyd Rioux,
Julie E Sutherland and 

Farah Ahamed, chaired

by Toby Brothers

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Featured in the Guardian newspaper

Outspoken Sex Ed co-founder Yoan Reed  gave expert advice in the Guardian articles “Don’t tell us the bad news all at once”: how to talk to kids about grown-up things (3/2/23) and Viva la vulva: why we need to talk about women’s genitalia (16/10/21)

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Winner of 2022 Sexual Health Award
for Grassroots Initiative
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Camden Council debate on violence against women and girls 

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Outspoken Sex Ed director Leah Jewett was a speaker at the Camden Council debate on Violence Against Women & Girls (VAWG) on 22 November 2021. Watch her speech and read all about it here

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BBC Radio 4 show

Outspoken Sex Ed co-founder Yoan Reed was featured in the 43-minute episode How should I prepare my son for adolescence? of the BBC Radio 4 Series Bringing Up Britain on 22 September 2021. Read all about it here

Parent Zone podcast

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Outspoken Sex Ed director Leah Jewett spoke with Parent Zone CEO Vicki Shotbolt and editorial director Geraldine Bedell about consent, porn, sexual harassment, parents talking openly and more on the 23 May 2021 Tech Shock podcast

World Education Summit video

Sex Ed on the Cards authors Sophie Manning and Leah Jewett presented a 10-minute video tour of their entertaining and educational card game (with a few sample sex-ed questions) in the Living Books section of the World Education Summit run by Osiris Educational on 22-25 March 2021

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Festival of Social Science webinar

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Outspoken Sex Ed director Leah Jewett was on the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) webinar Communicating Effectively In Families About Young People’s Digital Lives  held on 12 November 2020 for the Festival of Social Science with University of Surrey criminology lecturer Dr Emily Setty, Habyts founder Charlotte Robertson and Digital Awareness UK founder Cynthia Crossley

Festival of the Girl 2020 podcast and video

Outspoken Sex Ed director Leah Jewett spoke on the Festival of the Girl podcast on 20 August 2020 and her video for kids on consent, Be The Boss Of Your Body, was featured at the festival on 11 October 2020

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Keynote speech at Government Events conference

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Outspoken Sex Ed’s Sophie Manning and Leah Jewett presenting Encouraging Parents To Talk Openly About Sex, Love, Pleasure And Relationships, their keynote speech at the conference Effectively Adopting The New Relationships, Sex and Health Education Curriculum Into Schools held by Government Events on 6 February 2020 


Workshop at SecEd 2020 conference

Outspoken Sex Ed co-founders Yoan Reed and Leah Jewett presenting a Parental Engagement, Involvement & Consultation workshop at the national conference Statutory RSE & Health Education: Supporting Student Wellbeing run by SecEd on 22 January 2020

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Panel discussion at the Conway Hall

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Outspoken Sex Ed’s Sophie Manning chairs our panel discussion with (below from left) journalist Mark Smith, relationships & sex education teacher Jonny Hunt and Mimi On A Mission: Sex Ed producer Ida Bruusgaard on 12 November 2019 at London’s Conway Hall 

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Publication of Sex Ed on the Cards

Fun, factual, LGBT+ friendly card game by Outspoken Sex Ed directors Leah Jewett and Sophie Manning – Sex Ed on the Cards: Changing the Conversation around Sex, Bodies, Consent and Relationships (Routledge, £26.99) – was published on 7 January 2021. For use in the classroom,

but also good for families to try at home!

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Below, from left: Ben Hurst (Good Lad InitiativeLeah Jewett (Outspoken Sex Ed director) Emma Ko (screenwriter) Catherine Hinwood (Family and Criminal Justice Policy/Ministry of Justice)

Outspoken Sex Ed appeared on 23 June 2019 on a panel discussion after the screening of a powerful award-winning documentary about a high-school sexual assault in small-town America and the repercussions after social-media evidence revealed the collusion of teen bystanders, teachers, parents and coaches. Panel-discussion themes included “boys will be boys” attitudes, masculinity, consent, rape culture, victim blaming, peer pressure etc


Post-documentary panel discussion

Workshop at Optimus Education conference 2018

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Outspoken Sex Ed workshop at the Optimus Education conference held on 16 October 2018. Workshop theme: how schools can effectively engage parents and encourage participation in their children’s sex ed

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Workshop at GLF Schools Child Protection & Safeguarding Conference

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Outspoken Sex Ed workshop at the GLF Schools conference held on 25 September 2018. Workshop theme: safeguarding as an important component of parents’ involvement with their children’s sex education

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Workshop at Sex Education Forum event
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Outspoken Sex Ed gives one of the two workshops offered at the Sex Education Forum Summer Members’ Event 2018: Parents & RSE held on 4 July. Workshop theme: parents’ changing relationship to RSE (relationships and sex education) and effective methods for strengthening the school-home partnership

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Panel discussion at Channel 4

Outspoken Sex Ed presents a panel discussion at Channel 4 headquarters on 6 June 2018 with (below, from left) Leah Jewett, Meg VeitZachary Hinckson, Earl Talbot and Yoan Reed

Panel discussion at Camden School for Girls


Meg Veit Young People’s Service Lead at sexual-health charity Dhiverse, “near-peer” worker, age 22

Zachary Hinckson Young Men’s Specialist Support Worker at young people’s charity Safer London, age 25

Yoan Reed Outspoken co-founder, RSE facilitator/educator, Teaching Lifeskills founder

Leah Jewett Outspoken co-founder, writer/editor, parent-group facilitator (chair)

Panel discussion at Dartmouth Park Talks


Sara Pascoe comedian, writer, actor

Nimco Ali social activist

Curtis Yeboah advocate for Brook, age 18

Meg Veit from charity Dhiverse, age 22

Yoan Reed Outspoken co-founder, RSE facilitator/educator, Teaching Lifeskills founder

​• Leah Jewett Outspoken co-founder, writer

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Why Is The Sky Blue – panel discussion at Southwark Playhouse

Leah Jewett appears on (top picture) and chairs (above) post-show panel discussions of Why Is The Sky Blue – the inventive musical about the impact of porn on children – featuring (above, from left) theatre-maker Shireen Mula, director Abbey Wright and members of the fantastic young cast at London’s Southwark Playhouse on 16 May 2018

PSHE drop-down day at the London Academy of Excellence

Yoan Reed teaches an Outspoken Teenage Parenthood session for the PSHE (personal social health economic education) drop-down day at the London Academy of Excellence on 27 March 2018
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