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Author to offer tips on sexual and relationship health at free talk

Friday, August 27, 2010  
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For immediate release – 8/27/10
Contact: Chuck Brown, Communications, 815-226-3374

An expert on sexuality, especially as it relates to young women, will give a free talk at Rockford College, September 9, 7 p.m. in the college’s Maddox Theatre.

Amber Madison is the author of "Hooking Up: A Girl’s All-Out Guide to Sex and Sexuality,” a book for college and high school-aged women about sexual health, sexuality and relationships. Title of her talk is "Sexual and Relationship Health: Hooking Up and Beyond.”

Madison travels around the U.S. speaking with teens and adults about sex and relationships. In 2008, she won a sexual health communication award from Choice USA. Adams Media recently published her second book, "Talking Sex With Your Kids: Keeping Them Safe, and You Sane – by Knowing What They’re Really Thinking.” 

She is frequently quoted in national publications and has appeared on the "Today” show, MTV News, National Public Radio, and dozens of local TV and radio broadcasts. 

The talk is a kick-off to the college’s Forum Series, offering free lectures, discussions and performances throughout the school year. For a complete line-up of Forum events for 2010-2011, see www.rockfeduord./?ForumSeries.

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