Welcome to the homepage of Scott Fried – international award-winning speaker, youth educator, and HIV/AIDS advocate.


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53 years and grateful!
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What happens when a teenager's world gets turned inside out?

Here's a link to a short video clip of my work with high school students that answers the question. It's a very sweet nugget that I'm proud to share.

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I recently received an email from a student who wrote:

"Thank you for helping me to choose to live when I thought I couldn't (and when I sometimes still think I can't)."

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In preparation for a new school year, I'm very proud to share my newest video. It is a timely topic of crucial importance: affirmative consent, emotional/physical sexual safety and sacredness.

Commissioned last semester at Penn State University by the Women's Students Department and the Presidential Leadership Academy, I delivered this talk in an effort to create a healthy and safe college environment.

Please watch. Please share. Please be safe.

#affirmativeconsent #safesex #iamenough

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Here's a sweet except from one of my lectures on the topic of stillness: learning how to sit with feelings and simply ... be enough.

Drawing by Sarah Leboeuf

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