News | Topic: Sex
Nov 9, 2022
New Endorsements For College Athletes Resurface An Old Concern: Sex Sells
Female college athletes are making millions thanks to their large social media followings. But some who have fought for equity in women’s sports worry that their brand building is regressive. Read the article here.
Sep 2, 2022
Teens Increasingly Treated In ER For Sex-Strangulation Injuries
An emergency department nurse for the UVM Medical Center is raising awareness about bodily and sexual consent, especially when it comes to strangulation. Read the article here.
Feb 3, 2022
Many Teens Don’t Realize Oral Sex Carries STD Risks, Poll Finds
Many American teens and young adults underestimate the risk of sexually transmitted infections from unprotected oral sex, and that’s especially true of young men, a new survey shows. Read the article here.
May 27, 2021
Talking To Your Kids About Sex: The Surprising Way To Reduce Anxiety And Depression
Protect Young Minds provides a transcription and video of an interview between Kristen Jenson and Dr. Christy Kane. Kristen and Dr. Kane discuss the importance of talking to kids about sex and how that contributes to their mental health. Watch or read here.
Mar 16, 2021
How Tech Will Change Sex And Intimacy, For Better And Worse
Sex robots and better long-distance connections? Read the article here.
Jan 15, 2021
How The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Affecting Another Epidemic Among Teens: STDs
2020 marks the fifth consecutive year of increasing rates of gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis in the U.S.. Read the article here.
Jan 6, 2021
Teen Romance In The Age Of Covid: What Parents Need To Know
It appears that young flirtations are impervious to global health crises. Read the article here.
Sep 16, 2020
4 Body Safety Rules To Protect Kids Ages 5-10
Teaching simple body safety rules and empowering kids to reject pornography are powerful ways to safeguard your family. Read the article here.
Sep 11, 2020
Why ‘WAP’ Matters
Commentary from Dr. Leonard Sax: “The record-smashing success of WAP is a warning to parents. You need to know what your kid is listening to. You need to have the courage to limit your kid’s exposure to the most noxious elements of American culture. You need to find a healthier, brighter, truer culture to share with your daughter or your son.”
Read the full article here.
Dec 20, 2019
How Social Media Is Transforming Teens’ Ideas About Sex May Surprise You
This the first in a series that looks at how social media has changed the way teens learn about, and engage in, sex. Read the article here.
Nov 15, 2019
Engaging In Sexual Intercourse In Early Adolescence Associated With An Increased Risk Of Attempting Suicide
Adolescents who engage in sexual intercourse tend to face higher odds of suicide attempts, according to new research. Read the article here.
Nov 5, 2019
Katie Couric’s New Podcast: Teens’ Easy Access To Hardcore Porn Could Hurt Them… Literally
Katie Couric wanted to know why one in four women are scared during sex. Her short answer: porn. Read the article here.
Oct 16, 2019
School Suspends Teens For Rape-Awareness Note, Calls It Bullying
A 15-year-old girl was suspended for bullying after trying to draw attention to what she believed was an unaddressed problem of sexual assaults involving students at her high school. Read the report here.
Sep 23, 2019
Young Life Voted Off Campus At Duke
While the college ministry continues to operate without recognition, another university officially objects to its sexuality policy. Read the article here.
Sep 17, 2019
What Teens Are Asking Roo, Planned Parenthood’s New Sex-Ed Chatbot
Teens have had nearly a million conversations with the chatbot, which answers burning questions about bodies, sex, and relationships. Read the article here.
May 17, 2019
Tinder Dating Among Teens: When Swipe-Right Culture Goes To High School
The massively popular dating app claims to block underage users. The only workaround? Lying. And everyone is doing it. Read the article 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 18, 2019
Is Porn Making Young Men Impotent?
Up to a third of young men now experience erectile dysfunction. Some are turning to extreme measures such as penile implants – but is kicking their pornography habit the only solution? 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.