News | Topic: Accountability
Sep 3, 2021
Teens Sexually Assaulted In High School Team Hazing
The parents of two teenage boys filed a federal lawsuit alleging their sons were sexually assaulted in a hazing tradition by older players on their suburban Chicago high school football team, and that three adult coaches were aware and even had a nickname for the ritual. Read the article here.
Jul 16, 2021
Pastor Apologizes For Making Girls Wear One-Piece Swimsuits In A Viral Post
“I am sorry that we have deemed young women’s bodies as something that ‘needs to be covered’ and let young men’s bodies be OK to be seen,” Bryce Brewer wrote in his viral Facebook post. Read the article here.
Apr 29, 2021
Transition Therapy For Transgender Teens Drives Divide
On Dec. 1, 2020, Keira Bell won a lawsuit against the Gender Identity Development Service of the Tavistock and Portman National Health Service Foundation Trust. Bell claimed doctors should have challenged her more about the decision to transition before starting medical treatment. Read the full article here.
Apr 16, 2021
Teens Are Terrible At Breaking Up. Here Are Six Ways Parents Can Help Them Improve
It’s not easy for anyone to be good at breaking up, because it usually involves hurting someone else. But teens are particularly bad at it, and growing up online has lowered the bar. Read the article here.
Mar 1, 2021
The Trouble With Boys: What Lies Behind The Flood Of Teenage Sexual Assault Stories?
Young women are being failed by a society that seems unable – or unwilling – to address rape culture and its grave consequences. Read the article here.
Dec 23, 2020
Frustrations Grow Over Cheerleading’s Mishandled Sexual Misconduct Cases
USA TODAY interviewed nearly two dozen people who expressed frustration with the way USASF handled their concerns, citing the organization’s drawn-out process and lack of communication. Read the article here.
Aug 28, 2018
Parents: What’s Better Than Internet Filters? Actual Conversations About Porn
Fight The New Drug shares practical tips around having conversations with your kids about pornography. Read the full article here.
Jun 6, 2018
The Sin Of Silence: The Epidemic Of Denial About Sexual Abuse In The Evangelical Church
From the article in The Washington Post:
“So many Christian churches in the United States do so much good — nourishing the soul, comforting the sick, providing services, counseling congregants, teaching Jesus’s example, and even working to fight sexual abuse and harassment. But like in any community of faith, there is also sin — often silenced, ignored and denied — and it is much more common than many want to believe. It has often led to failures by evangelicals to report sexual abuse, respond appropriately to victims and change the institutional cultures that enabled the abuse in the first place.”
Read the rest of the article here.
Jan 24, 2018
Talking To Your Young Athletes About Sex Abuse
With abuse occurring at such an alarming rate, parents must remain vigilant, educating themselves and their children about the danger signs. Read the article here.
Jun 8, 2016
When Your Child is Looking at Porn
Covenant Eyes offers a free step-by-step guide for Christian parents. Download the guide at their website here.