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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.

Ohio Resolution Seeks to Declare Pornography a ‘Public Health Hazard’

A new resolution in Ohio seeks to declare pornography a public health hazard. Read the full article here.

When Your Child Looks at Porn

Author David White shares four healthy ways to respond when you find your child watching porn on Harvest USA’s blog. Read the full article here.

New Research Commissioned By The BBFC Into The Impact Of Pornography On Children Demonstrates Significant Support For Age-Verification

83% of parents agreed with the statement “there should be robust age-verification controls in place to stop children (under 18s) seeing commercial pornography online.” Read the report here.

Ohio Resolution Seeks To Declare Pornography A ‘Public Health Hazard’

An Ohio lawmaker has drafted a new resolution that could declare pornography a public health hazard. House Resolution 180 also links viewing pornography to violence against women. Read the article here.

Teens Tried To Catch Man Trying To Solicit Girls For Sex. He Kidnapped One Of Them.

The 17-year-old victim was rescued after she messaged her friends for help, who then called police. Read the story here.

4 Misunderstood Signs of Child Abuse: A Sexual Assault Nurse Speaks Up

Parents, professionals and anyone working with children need to understand four common myths about evidence of child abuse. Read the full article here.

U.K. Teens Seeking Sex Therapy Tripled In 2 Years

In total, 4,600 people of 19 years of age or younger required psycho-sexual therapy since 2017, the newspaper said. The previous two-year period had 1,400 referrals. Read the article here.

Oral Contraceptives Tied To Depressive, Psychiatric Symptoms In Teens

Use of oral contraceptives is associated with an increased risk for depressive and other psychiatric symptoms in young women, new research shows. Read the article here.

3 Ways Grandparents CAN Help Kids Reject Pornography

Many grandparents want to know what they can do to protect their precious grandkids from today’s online dangers.  Read some tips here.

‘A Doll For Everyone’: Meet Mattel’s Gender-Neutral Doll

The doll can be a boy, a girl, neither or both. Read the article here.

‘Don’t Wait’: How To Talk To Teenagers About Porn

A generation is growing up with online pornography. What impact is it having on them – and how should parents handle it? Read the article here.

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.

Warning: Pornhub Is On Snapchat. And Parents Have No Idea.

Protect Young Minds shares how pornhub is only five clicks away after opening the popular social media app, Snapchat. Read the full article here.

What Does The Internet Teach Your Teen About Sex?

Parents and schools should help kids fact-check what they’re “learning” online. Read the article here.

Many U.S. Women Say First Sexual Experience Was Forced In Teens

The study’s results suggest that for 1 in 16 American women — or 3 million — the first sexual encounter was not voluntary. Read the article here.

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.

Teach Your Kids to Identify Fake News with These 7 Steps

If you’re a parent, educator, or church leader responsible for keeping kids safe on the internet, here are seven ways you can teach them to separate fact from fiction by identifying fake news. Read the full article here.

Facebook Dating Launches In The US, Adds Instagram Integration

Facebook has officially launched their dating service. Read the full article here.

Teens Who Don’t Date May Be More Well-Adjusted And Less Depressed

When it comes to teen dating, a new study found that students not in a romantic relationship had stronger social skills and were less depressed than their peers. Read the article here.