In a survey of 50,000 teens, 70 percent reported abusive behavior largely targeting race, sexual orientation and immigration status.
The omni-popular social media network is losing esteem among 16- 18-year-olds in the European Union who are trying their best to disassociate themselves from the site. And the reason behind this mass exodus? Parents, of course.
In a letter sent to parents Friday, Piedmont High School Principal Rich Kitchens wrote that the league was set up by a group of the school's varsity athletes, who would secretly "draft" female students and then get points for engaging in sexual activity with them.
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What's with those teenagers sending around photos of their privates? It turns out they're just a fantasy. A new study asked kids whether they had created and sent sexually explicit images of themselves (rather than the vaguer "do you sext?") and only 1 percent said "yes."
British Prime Minister David Cameron and four of the country's Internet service providers are bending over backwards to accommodate parents concerned with the allegedly corrosive influence of titillating adverts and porn sites on youth, because teenagers never thought about sex before billboards were invented. (more)
American parents owe a debt of gratitude to MTV for its series of public service announcements illustrating the dangers of illegal drugs, excessive drinking and casual sex otherwise known as "Skins."
The YouTubes are filling up with videos of teenagers engaging in the disturbing use of recreational drugs -- in the form of digital music files. Buzzkill. We're not sure which is more embarrassing -- getting "high" from an audio recording or worrying about it.
Countless studies show that abstinence-only sex education just doesn't work, so why is it getting more money than ever from the federal government?