Should We Control Teen Sexuality?

Should We Control Teen Sexuality?

The tricky topic of teen sex is grabbing headlines again. Political groups are up in arms over Kathleen Sebelius's recent refusal to grant girls under 17 over-the-counter access to Plan B. How should we deal with the bedroom behavior of the not-yet-legal?

The Horror Whose Name Can't Be Spoken - Teen Sex!

By Stanton Peele
Most teens have sex, most parents (like Sarah Palin) are in denial

Convergent Media, Confessional Culture and “To Kill A Mockingbird”

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
So, your daughter’s in a porn video…

Dark Adolescent Romance

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
For adolescents, more romance = more depression and drinking

The Morning After: Screwed by Obama

By Marty Klein PhD
Obama uses anti-science doubletalk to trash Emergency Contraception for teens

Oral Sex, Kids and Cancer

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
Oral sex, oral cancers and speaking up

Surviving a Bad Reputation

By Kathryn Stamoulis Ph.D.
A how-to for girls with a slutty reputation.

What Motivates Excessive Sexual Promiscuity?

By Stephen A Diamond Ph.D.
The psychodynamic meaning of nymphomania

Why Shouldn’t Johnny Watch Porn If He Likes?

By Gary Wilson
Sexual brain training matters—especially during adolescence

Same Sex Marriage - Yay! Teen Sex and Wine - Nay!

By Stanton Peele
Americans now accept same-sex marriage, but not teen sex and wine-drinking

Bristol Palin's last pleasurable sex act

By Stanton Peele
Bristol Palin's pregnancy says much about American sexual attitudes

Sex Now or Later?

By Nathan A Heflick Ph.D.
Does Abstinence Reduce Sexual Risk Taking?

Should Mothers Teach Daughters to Enjoy Sex?

By Stanton Peele
Sexual pleasure for women is the last frontier

The Upside to Boy/Girl Friendships

By Lynne Griffin R.N., M.Ed.
Nurturing healthy, non-romantic relationships between boys and girls.

Don't Dream Big

By Noam Shpancer Ph.D.
Semi-Subversive Secrets of Success in College

How to Tell Your Daughter About Sex

By Donna Barstow
How to talk about sex in the language of texting.

Pornography for Tweens, at a Mall Near You!

By Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D.
Helping our children resist sleazy advertisers.

Talking with Teens: Drugs and Pornography

By Steve Baskin
Pre-emptive chats: talking with your teens before the problems start.

More Teen Sex at Home and Fewer Pregnancies: Here’s Where It Happens

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Not all countries share American understandings of teen sexuality

Justin Bieber: Was It One Baby Too Many? Who’s Responsible For Birth Control?

By Jane Greer Ph.D.
What We Can Learn From The Trials And Triumphs Of Celebrity Relationships