News | Topic: Boys

Boy Beauty

Makeup brands make history by hiring male ambassadors.

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Many Stores Honoring Parents’ Requests for ‘Gender-Neutral’ Kids’ Clothing

Pink for girls. Truck motifs for boys. A growing number of parents want to get outside those parameters when it comes to dressing their kids.

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More Than Half of Teen Boys Think Porn Is Realistic

A new study shows that 53% of teen boys and 39% of teen girls think the sex acts they see in porn are realistic.

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Strong Evidence For Double Standards Among Adolescents Regarding Sex

Adolescence is a developmental period of immense social, physical, and emotional change. In the midst of it all, both boys and girls face double standards regarding how peers react to sexual experiences, new Penn State research shows.

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Boys Victims of Dating Violence, Too

Contrary to what many people may think, teenage boys commonly suffer dating violence — including physical and emotional abuse, a new U.S. government study finds.

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What Girls Should Demand

Melissa Edgington posts a powerful reminder for girls on her website “Your Mom Has A Blog.” Read the blog post here.

Teen Sexual Double Standard Impacts Circle of Friends

New research discovers early adolescent girls lose friends for having sex and gain friends for “making out,” while their male peers lose friends for “making out” and gain friends for having sex.

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Psychologist Says ‘Boys Risk Becoming Addicted to Porn, Video Games and Ritalin’

Absent fathers and feminized schools are driving boys into a disconnected online world of porn and video games, argues academic Philip Zimbardo. Read the article here.