News | Topic: Sexuality
Feb 15, 2022
Teen Girls’ Sexy TikTok Videos Take A Mental-Health Toll
Girls are often anxious and overwhelmed by the attention they get after posting suggestive videos; therapists say more are suffering emotionally. Read the article here.
Oct 6, 2021
Certain Teens May Be At Higher Risk For Online Threats
The researchers also found that two years after Internet usage was monitored on the laptops, the participants who had viewed more pornography were more likely to be engaging in risky sexual behaviors. Additionally, those who had spent more time on social media were more likely to experience cyberbullying two years later. 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.
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.
Jun 23, 2021
Raiders’ Carl Nassib Announces He’s Gay, An NFL First
The Raiders defensive lineman came out in a statement posted to his Instagram account on Monday, becoming the first active player in the league to publicly identify as gay. Read the article here.
May 27, 2021
Kellogg Company’s Latest Collaboration With GLAAD Unwraps Why ‘Boxes Are For Cereal, Not For People’
Kellogg’s launches a new cereal called Together With Pride. Read the press release 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 19, 2021
Is Anime Safe For Kids?
Protect Young Minds offers tips to find age-appropriate anime shows. Read the article 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.
Mar 10, 2021
Teens’ Sex Lives Are At The Center Of The New HBO Max Series ‘Genera+ion’
Teens in ‘Genera+ion’ swear, drink and have sex. So do many real high schoolers, despite what some parents think. Read the article here.
Feb 25, 2021
Sending Nudes: Starting The Convo Early – 3 Tips For Smart Parents
Kids are growing up in a world where sending nudes is the norm. 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.
Feb 10, 2020
MN Study Says Teens At Risk Of Being ‘Sexploited’
At least 5,000 high school teens have been affected by sexual exploitation according to Minnesota’s first estimates. Read the article here.
Feb 6, 2020
‘We’re constantly asked for pictures’: Teen Researches Why Sending Naked Pics Is Now Normal
Kiona Osowski’s Grade 12 research project started with a question, based on her own experiences as a 17-year-old teenager: why are girls so often asked for nude photos? Read the article here.
Jan 23, 2020
Booty Shaking & Sexy Costumes In Children’s Dance
Right now, in children’s dance classes around the nation, young children are being taught to dance with choreography that hypersexualizes them and their bodies. Read the 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
1 In 5 Teenagers Change Their Sexual Orientation During Adolescence – With Girls Nearly 3x As LIkely To Be Sexually ‘Fluid’ As Boys
Teens are ‘nuanced and dynamic’ in how they identify and experience sexuality. Read the article here.