Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Guttmacher Exchange

In Their Own Right: Addressing the Sexual and Reproductive Health of Young Men

The third installment of the Guttmacher Exchange roundtable discussion series, In Their Own Right: Addressing Young Men’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs, brought together more than 50 health care providers, researchers, advocates, sexual health and educational program directors, peer and community educators and public health students to discuss this issue, with a particular focus on unplanned pregnancy, disease prevention, healthy relationships, masculinity, fatherhood and homophobia.

The expert panel included Laura Lindberg, Ph.D., senior research associate with the Guttmacher Institute; David Bell, M.D., medical director of the Young Men’s Clinic at New York Presbyterian Hospital, and Wayne Pawlowski, A.C.S.W., L.I.C.S.W., independent sexuality consultant and trainer. Talcott Camp, deputy director of the ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project served as moderator.

Get Facts on Young Men’s Sexual and Reproductive Health.

Hear Laura Lindberg speak about the most recent data.
Hear David Bell discuss the provider’s perspective.
Hear Wayne Pawlowski comment on education and training.