News | Topic: Accountability

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.