Jun 30, 2017
Once You Hit Send, It’s On The Internet Forever
Salem News talks sexting, gives some tips, and exposes some of the reasons that kids engage in the act. Read the full article here.
Jun 28, 2017
7 Inconvenient Truths About Pornography
Sean McDowell takes a look at the book The Porn Myth: Exposing the Reality Behind the Fantasy of Pornography by Matt Fradd.
Read the blog post here.
Jun 28, 2017
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.
Jun 23, 2017
13 Reasons Why Suicide Is The Worst Option
In the wake of the popular TV series “13 Reasons Why” it’s important for parents to have tools to engage in these conversations. Greg Stier shares 13 reasons why suicide is the worst possible option for handling challenges and struggles in life. Read the full article here.
Jun 20, 2017
Talking To Our Kids About Cyberbullying
Alex Mcdaniel with the Oxford Eagle talks about the importance of addressing and communicating regarding cyberbullying with your kids, as soon as possible. Read the full article here.
Jun 17, 2017
How To Talk To Kids About Sexuality: It’s Not Just About Sex
Dr Julie Slattery shares practical ways to begin the conversation around sex and sexuality with your kids on the Christian Post. Read the full article here.
Jun 14, 2017
The Emergence Of The ‘Pornosexual’: Internet Users Who Shun Sex With Real People
According to Medical Daily, The term describes someone whose “sexual orientation is linked solely to porn.” Read the full article here.
Jun 12, 2017
Teens Invent ‘Smart Straw’ To Combat Date Rape
Three teenagers have developed a “Smart Straw,” which detects common date rape drugs in drinks. Read the article here.
Jun 5, 2017
Adam Savage From “Mythbusters” Explains Porn’s Harms In A Genius Way
Adam Savage, one of the main masterminds behind the show “Mythbusters,” shares how he explained the many issues with pornography to his kids in a helpful way. Read the full article here.
Jun 2, 2017
Teen Birth Rate Hits Historic Low In U.S.
Teen births continue to decline in the United States, with health officials reporting a 9 percent drop from 2013 to 2014. Read the article here.
May 29, 2017
‘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.
May 29, 2017
Sneaky Teen Texting Codes: What They Mean, When To Worry
Columnist Jennifer Jolly has tips on what they mean, when to be alarmed and when not to worry about texting codes. Read the article here.
May 25, 2017
5 Simple Ways You Can Fight Sex-Trafficking In Your Daily Life
Fight The New Drug shares 5 simple, practical ways that you can fight sex-trafficking in your daily life. As youth leaders, awareness is a big step towards fighting sex-trafficking as a whole, and protecting future victims. Read the full article here.
May 24, 2017
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.
May 22, 2017
Wisconsin Lawmaker Wants ‘Stealthing’ Classified as Sex Assault
A Wisconsin lawmaker is trying to classify the new trend “Stealthing” as a form of sexual assault. Read the full article here.
May 19, 2017
The Sex Talk Isn’t Enough: How Parents Can Teach Teens About Healthy Relationships
The Washington Post shares the importance of conversation regarding healthy relationships in addition to sexual education. Read the full article here.
May 15, 2017
May Is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month. Forbes Magazine shares some information regarding the current state of teen pregnancy and some tools being implemented to fight teen pregnancy as a part of the initiative. Read the full article here.
May 12, 2017
Online Dangers: Sexting
Todd Wilton from Homeland Security says some inappropriate images sent can end up going global once they’re uploaded online, and being seeing by predators around the world. Read the full article here.
May 9, 2017
Age-Verification Now Required On All Porn Sites In The UK
On April 28th, The United Kingdom officially announced that all porn sites will require age-verification. Read the full article here.
May 5, 2017
Man Spends Over $30K To Become ‘Trans-Species’ Elf
A 25-year-old Argentinian man from Buenos Aires has reportedly spent over $32,000 in an attempt to transform himself into an elf. Read the article here.