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Christian University Flip-Flops on Gay Relationships

Azusa Pacific University, an evangelical Christian institution that last fall notably removed its ban on same-sex relationships only to reverse course a few weeks later, has once again flip-flopped to allow gay relationships on the California campus. Read the full article here.

New Pentagon Policy Will Bar Most Transgender People From Serving

The U.S. Defense Department signed a memo on Tuesday that would enforce limitations on transgender people serving in the military. Read the full article here.

Young, Female, And Addicted To Porn

The impact of porn on men has been studied, but little is known about how it could affect women. Read the article here.

The Rise Of Unfundamentalist Parenting

“Unfundamentalist” parenting is growing in popularity. Read the full article for more information here.

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.

What’s Up With The Bizarre, Explicit Videos Infiltrating “Kid-Friendly” Youtube Channels?

Fight The New Drug shares about a disturbing rise of explicit videos on the world’s largest video platform, YouTube. Read the full article here.

The Consequences Of Teen Motherhood Can Last For Generations

Declining rates of adolescent pregnancy come with a catch. Read the article here.

5 Body Safety Rules Every 5-Year-Old Should Know

It seems like the number of things you need to talk to your children about in order to keep them safe just keeps growing! One issue that should be at the top of your list is protecting kids from sexual abuse. Read the article here.

Hillsong Has Released a Response to the Criticism They’re Anti-LGBTQ

Hillsong Church has released an official statement responding to recent criticism that they are “infamously anti-LGBTQ.” Read the full article here.

In Their Own Words: Parents Of Kids Who Think They Are Trans Speak Out

When a child says he is transgender, we are expected nowadays to accept and celebrate this announcement.

But there are many parents who are not celebrating. They are suffering in silence. They know their children were not born in the wrong bodies and that hormones and surgeries are not the answers to their discomfort and confusion.

Their stories are heartbreaking. Here they are, in their own words.

Read the rest of the article here.

United Methodist Church Votes To Keep Bans On Same-Sex Weddings, LGBTQ Clergy

Leaders of the United Methodist Church have rejected the One Church Plan, a measure that would have eased restrictions on LGBTQ clergy and same-sex marriages, with delegates voting against it at a special session of the church’s General Conference. Read the full article here.

February Is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month: Communicating With Your Teen About Violence And Dating

February is teen dating violence awareness month. According to the CDC, 23 percent of women and 14 percent of men experience sexual or physical violence from a partner before age 18. Read the full 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.

Sex Robots Are Raising Hard Questions

Sex robots are rapidly becoming a part of the national conversation about the future of sex and relationships. Read Article Here.

Millennials Are Drafting Relationship Contracts Even Before Marriage

Relevant Magazine shares the recent trend of “relationship contracts,” growing in popularity among millennials. Read the full article here.

As Colorado Moves To Bar Abstinence-Only Sex Education, Teenagers Take The Lead

While sex education classes are not mandatory in Colorado, proposed legislation that is widely expected to pass would bar the state’s public and charter schools from abstinence-only education. Read the article here.

Porn Tax To Build Border Wall? Lawmaker Proposes Fee To View Porn

An Arizona lawmaker suggests placing porn filters to raise funds for President Donald Trump’s border wall. Read the full article here.

Justin Bieber Encourages Abstinence, But Not Everyone Is Pleased

Christian Post talks about Justin and Hayley Bieber’s recent decision to abstain from sex, and the responses from people on both side of the issue. Read the full article here.

Instagram And Its Effects On Body Image

Being one of the most downloaded applications, it is hard to find someone nowadays who isn’t using this acclaimed social media platform. But is this public spotlight created by Instagram damaging to self-esteem? Read full article here.

Tinder And Seven Other Dating Apps Teens Are Using

When you ask a couple how they met, it’s pretty common for them to answer, “On the Internet”. So, it’s no surprise that online dating has trickled down to teens. Read the article here.