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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.

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.

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.

Is Anime Safe For Kids?

Protect Young Minds offers tips to find age-appropriate anime shows. Read the article here.

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Utah State Politician: ‘Cosmo’ Is Porn

A politician in Utah is aiming to tighten anti-pornography laws in his state. Read the article here.

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.

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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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.

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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Nudity and Social Media Harm Girls

Celebrities routinely appear in compromising and salacious photos, and the tabloid press rewards them with adoring attention. Read the article here.

LGBT Acceptance Is On The Rise Among Global Parents

Global parents’ views of the LGBT community are loosening up — and entertainment has a powerful influence upon their attitudes, according to a new study.

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