News | Topic: Shame

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.

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.

Read the article here.

Vogue Tells Teens To Go To Planned Parenthood: “It Will Make a Difference in Your Lives”

From the article:

“In honor of Planned Parenthood’s National Day of Solidarity, Teen Vogue wanted to do something to show their gratitude toward the abortion giant and “how hard they work to keep all of us healthy,” by giving them a promotional article headlined “10 Girls Share How Planned Parenthood Made a Difference in Their Lives.”

Read the full article here.

Rape Is Common Among Female College Freshmen, Study Shows

A new study of first-year women at a large private university in the Northeastern U.S. reveals that many freshman women have suffered some form of rape.

Read the full article here.

Blackmailers Trade Nude Pics Like Baseball Cards on the ‘Dark Web’

Hackers are breaking into webcams and emails and social networks to gain access to intimate images. They then threaten to make the images public, and share them with the victim’s friends and family, if she does not comply.

Read the article here.

1 in 3 Teen Boys Sexually Assaulted Tries Suicide, Study Finds

Among healthy-weight boys, 3.5 percent of those with no history of sexual assault attempted suicide within the past year, compared with more than 33 percent of those who had been sexually assaulted, the investigators found.

Read the full article here.

Pornography Has Changed the Landscape of Adolescence Beyond All Recognition

As a study reveals a sharp rise in the number of schoolgirls at risk of emotional problems, Allison Pearson says we need to embolden our daughters to fight back against pornography – however embarrassing it may be.

Read the full story here.

How I’m Overcoming Shame in My Sex Life

Even those who save sex for marriage have to deal with feelings of guilt.

Read more of this article from RELEVANT here.