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Oct 5, 2021
MeToo, The Music Video: The Disastrous Legacy Of ‘Blurred Lines’
Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams’s song caused a furore. Now its ‘main girl’ Emily Ratajkowski has made serious allegations against Thicke. Read the article here.
Sep 3, 2021
JoJo Siwa To Compete On ‘Dancing With the Stars’ With Same-Sex Partner
This is the first time a same-sex pairing has competed in the U.S. version of the dance competition. Read the article here.
Jun 4, 2021
Children’s Books Written To Support Transgender And Nonbinary Youth
The books aim to help educate others about nonbinary and transgender youth. Read the article here.
Jun 4, 2021
Nickelodeon Casts First Openly Trans Teen In Live-Action Show
A 13-year-old transgendered actor has been cast in a live-action show on Nickelodeon, a first for the TV channel. Read the article here.
Apr 1, 2021
Marvel Introduces A Gay Captain America: 3 Reflections For The Church
Sean McDowell blogs about a new comic series from Marvel that will introduce the first LGBTQ individual to pick up the mantle of Captain America. Read his 3 reflections for the church by clicking here.
Mar 19, 2021
Is Anime Safe For Kids?
Protect Young Minds offers tips to find age-appropriate anime shows. Read the article here.
Nov 30, 2020
‘Transhood’: New HBO Max Documentary ‘More Exploitative Than Cuties’
A new HBO Max documentary raises new questions about the transgender debate and how parents play a role in shaping their children’s gender identity, and it has prompted calls to boycott the streaming service. Read the article here.
Jan 6, 2020
Marvel Universe To Introduce First Transgender Character
Blockbuster superhero movie powerhouse Marvel has revealed that the Universe’s first transgender character will appear in an upcoming film. Read the article here.
Jun 18, 2019
Teen Vogue Encourages Children To Explore Prostitution As A Career
On April 26, Teen Vogue posted an article titled “Why Sex Work is Real Work” by Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng. Read a response to that article and access the original here.
May 16, 2019
Are Teenagers Having As Much Sex As ‘Riverdale’ Thinks They Are?
Riverdale portrays teens from ages 14-18 engaging in sexual acts. In fact, it’s rare to find a character on the show who hasn’t had their moment in the sexual spotlight. But are real teens of the same age having sex at the rate that the CW show suggests? Read the article here.
Mar 1, 2019
Is “After” The New “50 Shades of Grey” For Kids?
The movie “After” is coming to the big screen, originally written online as a Harry Styles fan fiction series. Read more about the movie here.
Jan 24, 2019
Teen Shows Like Netflix’s ‘Sex Education’ Can Get Wildly Explicit. But Should They?
What’s different about “Sex Ed” as opposed to, say, “Orange is the New Black,” is that the new series is aimed at teenagers as well as adults. Read the article here.
Dec 13, 2018
The Powerful Influence Of BTS’s Androgynous, Fluid Style
The K-Pop phenomenon are blurring the pop world’s boundaries of gender, language, and style. Read the article here.
Mar 28, 2018
Walmart To Remove ‘Cosmopolitan’ From Checkout Lines
The news was shared Tuesday via a press release from National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE), an organization that says it helped instigate the policy change. Read the article here.
Feb 8, 2018
Fifty Shades Of Abuse: 5 Lies Every Girl Needs To Recognize And Reject
Normalize the exploitation of women, rake in the money, and ignore the social consequence! It’s a pattern that’s been used by the porn industry since Playboy was first introduced. Read the entire article here.
Oct 19, 2017
Utah State Politician: ‘Cosmo’ Is Porn
A politician in Utah is aiming to tighten anti-pornography laws in his state. Read the article here.
Jul 13, 2017
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.
Apr 11, 2017
MTV Scraps Gender-Specific Categories For Movie & TV Awards
Films will now compete in the same categories as TV series too, as MTV shakes up its ceremony, saying its audience ‘doesn’t see male-female dividing lines.’
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Mar 30, 2017
The ‘Princess Industrial Complex’ Is Inescapable – Is That Bad For Girls?
Some experts say the key to living happily ever after could be limiting your kids’ exposure to their favorite princesses. Read the article here.
Mar 22, 2017
Video Games Tied To Sexism In Teenagers, Says Study
A new study published by French and US researchers might give you one more reason to cut down the time your kid spends playing video games.
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