What No One Tells You & What I Wish Someone Had Told Me
If we’re going to warn people of the perils of Big Gulps, shouldn’t we warn them of the dangers of sex?
“Don’t text and drive until you’ve learned how to juggle straight razors nude.”
She might sue..the book is a violation of state law for the course to include information that is not age appropriate
She hid her pregnancy because previously, others’ forced her into having an abortion
Some of those students could have been as young as 11 years old
Promising amazing sex in exchange for purity doesn’t serve anyone…
MTV’s new show Virgin Territory turns a personal life event into profit
Planned Parenthood receives more than$500 million annually from taxpayers, half of the organization’s budget
Belonging to the cool crowd is associated with higher rates of drinking, drug use, sexual activity
Are more kids having sex than years prior?
Students were largely unaware of potential legal consequences of sexting
Staffer Caught on Hidden Cam Telling ‘Teen’ Some Shocking Things About Porn and ‘Kinky Sex’
The Centers for Disease Control
Planned Parenthood received $540.7 million in (taxpayer) funds in 2011-2012.performed 327,166 abortions
Early sex in a relationship was also associated with living together sooner and less satisfying marriages
McAfee: More than half of teens in the poll were in a fight because of something on social media
1 in 10 new moms is a teen. Only about 50% of teen mothers have a high school diploma
The book called, “It’s Perfectly Normal,” is for kids 10 and up
GOT’where you can dream like a child, while still being pulled into adult themes that have relevance
5-12 HPV, dating violence, abstinence, sexting and social media to sexual orientation, gender identity and contraceptive options
It’s time to stop using demeaning object lessons to talk about the sanctity of sex
Share her views on virginity in an effort to help young people cope with the negative media messages
83% of teen girls who were sexually experienced didn’t get sex education until they’d lost their virginity
They apply no morality to any of this, beyond the gross immorality of judgement and the intrinsic good of tolerance and autonomy
The American Girl: Princess to Promiscuous
The American Boy: From Superhero to Skirt Chaser
“I’m so happy,” Deprill said “I got the hug that I had wanted for the last 27 years. …
So what’s the big fuss? “I think it’s remnants from when the church had much more influence
The principal said the models showing the size of a fetus during a nine-month pregnancy went too far
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Shooting porn empowers me and brings me unimaginable joy
What kind of impact might our culture have had on students if there had not been a sexual abstinence movement in
A 13-year-old Miami girl became one of the countless children to fall prey to a sex trafficking scheme
For decades, the Sexual Revolution has promoted the guilt-free, do-whatever-feels-right culture
Porn, Political Correctness, and a Good Education Gone Bad
Surveyed 11- to 17-year-olds about their substance use during the prior three months.
Adolescent girls with a major mental health disorder are three times more likely to get pregnant than those without a mental illness
All the Debauchery One Pick Up Truck Can Hold
Sexually active at 14..get pregnant have a significantly higher chance of having an abortion
Stupid to teach children that vaginal and anal are examples of an abstinence-based curriculum
Sexting common, linked to sex among high-risk youth
American teenagers are more likely..to get pregnant and contract STIs, the need for frank talk is clear
Claims of virgin births in US near 1 percent, study finds
Teens’ Problems With Provocative Behaviors
45% of Japanese women aged 16-24 are ‘not interested in or despise sexual contact
Marianna, 23, is suing her ex-boyfriend and a Web site known for “revenge porn” where nude photos of her were posted
The campaign focuses on the delay of sexual activity as a way to decrease the teen birth rate and the rate of…
I am more aware now more than ever before in my ministry how little parents know about what’s happening
“Parents have more influence on what their kids think and do about sex than teachers do”
How to Find a Quality Guy Without Getting Your Heart Shredded
Underlying message of “You are not popular without sex” sends a dangerous signal to teens already pounded with sexual pressure
Study Suggests Having children with multiple partners is increasingly common
Allegedly contacted each other 20,000 times
Millennials aren’t having any more sex with more partners than past generations
Immigrant adolescents tend to be more sexually active in Canada as they adapt to western norms
People are wildly wrong when we ask them about many aspects of life in Britain
Memories and a medical checkup
Sex, drugs, and rock &roll
Vaccine against sexually transmitted HPV cut infections in teen girls by half
The new policy allows students to obtain condoms, and counseling, from school health centers…
Pregnant Texas teen who sued parents to keep unborn child now living at home with her new husband and baby still on…
Esperanza—one of the largest Latino faith-based evangelical networks in the United States—today releases a new resource for Preventing Teen Pregnancy.
At what age should young girls be allowed to buy the “morning-after’ pill
Any discussion about Sex that does not begin with our deepest, truest desire for love begins in the wrong place
FDA loss of control on Plan B not surprising
A new law intended to identify statutory rapists and reduce the state’s rate of teenage pregnancy
Some actors wait until they’re adults to tackle adult roles, others don’t.
The app available to seventh and ninth grade health teachers throughout the school district to be used as the teacher sees fit
Teen birth rate falls, especially among hispanics
XXXChurch: Brittni’s Story
Notes to Students Who Have Gone “Too Far”
Rapist takes young girl to Planned Parenthood for an abortion to hide his crime
A decision made to keep with the state’s abstinence-based approach to sex education, according to the superintendent
When she’s around 13 or 14…. and is like, ‘Ooh, I kinda want a boyfriend’
It “would repeal a four-decade old law that has allowed minors to seek treatment for STD and birth control without a parent’s…
Elizabeth Smart: Abstinence Education Teaches Rape Victims They’re Worthless, Dirty, And Filthy
what would you do? You have been a single mother for four years, of and on dating loser-a-boys ..
Girls 15 and older can buy it
The study can’t prove that the media itself caused the sexual behavior…
We are continuing our review of the incident. If our community standards or laws were violated, we will take appropriate action
They exploit girls and that’s why I went to police. I had to show courage to go to police against my parents
Despite all the messages to the contrary, women can actually empower themselves by saying no to sex
“..completely out of touch with … what is in the best interest of America’s youth,”
What Students Are Looking for In Sex and Relationships
It’s unconscionable for a federal judge to insert himself between parents and their children
Repeat births can negatively impact the mother’s education, job opportunities and the health of the next generation
We are seeing teens waiting longer to have sex..less likely to become pregnant than peers of past decades
Free info on where to get condoms, other birth control and where to find free pregnancy, HIV and STD testing
48% of all first births are happening outside of marriage
For all the rules we’ve constructed about modesty, what we really need is a change of heart
Drugs, Partying and Teen Motherhood
The sexualization of children is a runaway train—and they are being brought aboard
A Youth Pastor Puts His Talents to Work Offering Free cover-up Tattoos To Former Gang Members and Trafficked Women
The Preschool Campus. . .
Subject Of 2 Arrest Warrants In Md.
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