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Alabama Bill Would Ban Transgender Surgery For Teens

State senators voted overwhelmingly, 22-3, to approve a bill that would make it a felony for doctors and other medical providers to prescribe hormone blockers or surgeries for minors seeking to treat gender dysphoria. Read the article here.

Teen Moms At High Risk For Depression, Anxiety

As if being a teen mom isn’t hard enough, two-thirds of young mothers are grappling with at least one mental health issue, researchers say. Read the article here.

Credit Card Companies Should Stop Partnering With Porn Websites

Visa, Mastercard, and Discover partner with the pornography industry… despite it’s clear ties to sex trafficking and rape. Read the full article here.

Sweden: 1,500 Percent Documented Rise In Gender Dysphoria In Teens Since 2008

Mirroring other Western countries, the nation of Sweden has documented an astronomical rise in gender dysphoria diagnoses among teenagers in the past decade. Read the article here.

The Research On Child Sex Trafficking

How to fight modern-day slavery. Read the article here.

5 Ways to Help Kids Deal with Disturbing News

Common sense media shares 5 ways to help kids deal with disturbing news. Watch the video here.

Is YouTube (Finally) Protecting Children?

After a $170 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), YouTube is finally making some changes in an effort to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Read the full article here.

What Parents Need To Know About Sexual Grooming

Understanding the stages of sexual grooming can help to protect your child. Read the article here.

Healthy Sex vs. Porn Sex: 7 Crucial Comparisons To Teach Your Kids (Before XXX Hijacks Their Future)

Tragically, pornography is manipulating the way children think and feel about sex. That’s why kids need a powerful and persuasive comparison between healthy sex and porn sex. Read the article here.

Majority Of Women On Dating Apps Report Sexually Explicit Messages Or Photos

Roughly six in 10 women ages 18 through 34 who use dating apps say they have been harassed, new research shows. Read the full article here.

February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is officially National Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Read the full article here to learn more about the issue.

Valentine’s Day: Gen Z Avoids Committed Relationships, Prefers Casual Hookups

The Conversation shares a look into the attitudes of Gen Z toward sex and relationships. Read the full article here.

 

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Is The New Hoop App A Tinder For Teens?

“Hoop” launched late last year but in the past several weeks it’s been downloaded over 2 and a half million times. What is it and who can use it? Read the article here.

A Proposed Utah Law Would Require Porn to Have Warning Labels About Its Dangers

A new proposed law in Utah would require that any pornography circulated in the state carry a warning label. Read the full article here.

Body Language Signs Of Possible Abuse Teens Should Know Before Dating

As parents, you have to teach your teens signs of possible abuse so they can avoid unhealthy relationships. Read the article here.

Which Companies Cash In The Most On Sexual Exploitation? The 2020 “Dirty Dozen” List

Fight The New Drug shares the 2020 “dirty dozen” list of companies that make the most money off of sexual exploitation. Read the full article here.

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.

‘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.

Porn Survey Reveals Extent Of UK Teenagers’ Viewing Habits

BBFC report finds parents are in denial or largely unaware of what their children view online. Read the article here.

10 Ways Porn Culture Will Target Your Kids in 2020 (Be Prepared, Not Scared!)

Protect Young Minds talks 10 ways porn culture will target your kids in 2020. Read the full article here.