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University Of Pittsburgh Issues Non-Sexist Language Guidelines – Including Term ‘Yinz’

Pitt has published a gender-inclusive language guide that includes a set of “non-sexist language guidelines and resources” to help students and faculty avoid “unintentionally creating a sexist and homophobic classroom environment.” Read the article here.

What Is Gender Creative Parenting?

What it is, and why parents are choosing to parent this way. Read the article here.

Parent Alert! Sexual Content On Roblox Plus 3 Safety Tips

Roblox is popular with kids all over the world. It currently hosts 142 million users and it’s been estimated that half of kids in the U.S. under 16 have played Roblox. Sadly it’s easy for predators and bad actors to infect the Roblox platform with sexual content. Read the article here.

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.

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.

Have We Made An Idol Out Of Sexual Purity?

Our purity is not simply a product of the status of our physical bodies—but more so, it’s the condition of our souls, souls that are meant to be completely, utterly and only intertwined with the person of Jesus Christ. Read the full article here.

He, She Or They? PA University Equity Officer Says Students Could Be Punished For Misusing A Person’s Pronouns

The pronoun flap is happening at Point Park University, where the pointed memo put it very plainly that students using the wrong pronouns to “misgender” a fellow student could result in punishment. Read the article here.

JoJo Siwa Wants To Be ‘A Role Model For People Who Love Love’

At 18, the “Dance Moms” and internet star is returning to reality TV as half of the first same-sex partnership on “Dancing With the Stars.” Read the article here.

Teens Sexually Assaulted In High School Team Hazing

The parents of two teenage boys filed a federal lawsuit alleging their sons were sexually assaulted in a hazing tradition by older players on their suburban Chicago high school football team, and that three adult coaches were aware and even had a nickname for the ritual. Read the article here.

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.

Parent Alert! The Dangers Of OnlyFans Plus 4 Ways To Defend Your Kids

Defend Young Minds has this to say about OnlyFans:

“The idea behind OnlyFans was to “develop a site where creators could monetize their content free of advertisers.”

The “creators” included photographers, YouTubers, models, actors, and others involved in the creative arts. Unfortunately, the site also immediately attracted sexually explicit content.”

Read the full article here.

Josh Harris’s Message Remains The Same

According to Carl Trueman in this article for First Things, “Harris may have glued a different label on the bottles of life’s elixir that he is hawking, but he is still selling exactly the same product: Josh Harris.”

Read the entire article here.

Scotland Will let Pupils Change Gender Aged 4 Without Their Parents’ Consent

Teachers are also told not to question a child’s request to choose a new name or use a different toilet. Read the article here.

‘Anorexia Coach’: Sexual Predators Online Are Targeting Teens Wanting To Lose Weight. Platforms Are Looking The Other Way

There’s no shortage of people online looking to exploit and manipulate the vulnerable among us. One such group is anorexia coaches, or “anacoaches”. Read the article here.

Parents’ Fears Over Sexting And Abuse Among Teenagers

A vivid picture of sexual assaults and harassment in teenagers’ lives has been laid bare in recent months but parents rarely speak about the emotional turmoil they face. Read the article here.

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.

Americans Agree With Pastors On Gender Identity – Barely

A slim majority of U.S. adults say changing genders, identifying as a gender different than one’s biological sex, is morally wrong. Read the article here.

Millions Of Teens Experience Abusive Relationships. Here’s How Adults Can Help

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 26% of women say they experienced intimate partner violence before they were 18. Read the article here.

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.

Babysitters & Tech: 5 Tips To Keep Kids Safe From Pornography

The minute a babysitter enters your home, you’ve also likely invited in a smartphone. Read the article from Protect Young Minds here.