News | Topic: Sex

Teens Are Still Having Sex, Most Use Contraception

American teens’ sex habits and contraceptive use haven’t changed much over the past decade, according to a new report from the National Survey of Family Growth, which is administered by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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A Lot Of People Are Mad That Teen Vogue Published A Guide To Anal Sex

The article has caused controversy online with social media users calling for a boycott of the publication. Read the article here.

Most U.S. Teens Aren’t ‘Doing It’

Sex is everywhere in the media, and so you may be convinced that today’s teens are always looking to “hook-up.” But new federal research says it’s just not so. Read the article here.

‘Tinder For Teens’? The Dark Side Of A Teen App Called ‘Yellow’

In the App store, Yellow is billed as an easy and free way to build friends. Safety experts see it as an easy and free way to connect with total strangers. Learn more about the app here.

Facebook Deals With Massive Revenge Porn, Sextortion Allegations

Every month Facebook considers nearly 54,000 cases of suspected revenge porn or sexual extortion on its platform says a new story from the Guardian.com. Read the article here.

New York Teens Are Too Busy Playing Video Games To Have Sex

Sure, New York City parents still worry about their teens having sex, drinking and smoking — but the kids are far more interested in smartphones and video games like Pokémon and Grand Theft Auto, a new survey has found.

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‘Synthetic Pot’ Tied to Risky Sex, Violence and Drug Abuse in Teens

Product has unpredictable, potentially dangerous effects, doctors warn.

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Pre-Teens In Netherlands Increasingly Exposed To Sex, Graphic Images Online

Two thirds of Dutch 9 to 12 year olds are regularly confronted with graphic, sexual images online, according to research by Rutgers knowledge institute and broadcaster NOS.

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Teens Who Have Casual Sex ‘Are More Likely To Sexually Harass Others’

At least half of middle and high schoolers have experienced some form of harassment. Read the article here.

How To Talk To Your Kids About Sex (With As Little Awkwardness As Possible)

Kara Powell helps those who are nervous about talking to their kids about sex in her blog for Fuller Youth Institute.

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Long-Term, Reversible Contraception Gains Traction With Young Women

A number of states recently have dedicated more money to educating women and health care providers about the 99 percent effectiveness of long-acting, reversible forms of contraception, like the intrauterine device, or IUD. Read the article here.

Nudity and Social Media Harm Girls

Celebrities routinely appear in compromising and salacious photos, and the tabloid press rewards them with adoring attention. Read the article here.

Snapchat Serves Sex To Teens, Parent Serves Lawsuit To Snapchat

A  lawsuit seeking class-action status has been filed against Snapchat in behalf of an unnamed 14-year old boy and his mother for presenting sexually explicit content to minors without sufficient warning. Read the article here.

Dear Teenagers: Porn Sex Is Not ‘Real Sex’

A new study suggests that 53 percent of boys believe the aggressive sex they see in porn is how people actually have sex.

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Majority of Americans Now Believe in Cohabitation

Shifting gender roles and expectations, the delay of marriage, and a secularizing culture are leading more American adults to believe that moving in together before tying the knot is a good idea. Read the research from Barna here.

Condoms May Increase Teen Pregnancy

A recent study shows that access to condoms in schools increases teenage fertility by ten percent. Read the full article here.

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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Pornhub Now Offers Porn for Visually Impaired

Pornhub recently announced that they are now offering porn for their visually impaired customer base. Read the article here.

Teen Birth Rates Reach Another Record Low, CDC Says

In 2015, the teen birthrate decreased to 22.3 births per 1,000 teens ages 15 to 19, down from 24.2 births per 1,000 teens of this age group in 2014, according to the new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Websites Connect College Students With ‘Sugar Daddies’ Willing To Pay The Bills

Some students say it allows them to get education without the crushing debt, critics say the arrangements smack of prostitution and could be unsafe, others argue that it takes advantage of women in vulnerable situations.

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