Boss of My Body: Being the BOM also means being the BOMB! These pages will help you to make healthy and safe decisions to protect yourself and your body.
Everyone Has the Right to be in Control of Their Own Lives
When you see a person you like, you choose to talk to them. When someone asks you out, you choose to date them or not. And when someone asks you to be their significant other, you choose to be in the relationship. And most of all when someone wants to have sex with you, you have the choice whether or not you want to have sex. There's a lot of pressure in relationships. Somethings may be uncontrol, but just be the BOSS OF YOU and make the best decisions for you and your future.
Everyone Has the Right to be the Boss of Their Body
What does it mean to be sexually exploited? It means that you and bought and sold for sex. People are being sexually exploited everyday. Over 80% are girls and about 60% of them are African American. Kids get caught up in trafficking are often manipulated into prostitution. Others are running away from abuse and have no other choice. But you should remember that there's always a choice. A choice to be the BOSS OF YOU!
Everyone Has the Right to Refuse Affection
Rape is forcing someone to have sex when they clearly said no. About 44% of rape victims are under 18 years old. And about 60% of sexual assaults aren't being reported to the police. And 2/3 of the victims knows the rapist. If you know a rapist, step up and tell someone of attorney. Don't every let anyone pressure you into sex, always be the BOSS OF YOU!
Everyone has the right to protect themselves
STDs, Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, HIV and Syphilis are just to name a few. Abstinence is the best way to avoid STDs. Yet, most teenagers are sexually active. Just remember to always have sex safe and get informed. Remember to have safe sex and BE THE BOSS OF YOU!