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Sexting Scandal

Can We Just Talk About Sexting?

Diana Graber | Posted 11.12.2015 | Parents
Diana Graber

When kids do get caught sexting, the adult response is typically two-fold: First, it's met with shock; second, it elicits a knee-jerk reaction. In each of the sexting scandals above, for example, teens faced suspension from school, possible felony charges, or both. These severe penalties extended even to kids whose only crime was to have been the recipient of the sexually explicit message. Hardly fair.

Weiner's Sexting Partner Hosting Event At NYC Strip Club

Posted 08.13.2013 | New York

Anthony Weiner may be dropping in the polls, but his estranged sexting partner, 23-year-old Sydney Leathers, could climb an actual pole Tuesday night-...

Politician Perv-Off

Posted 07.31.2013 | Comedy

Last night on his show, Conan O'Brien shared his thoughts on the Weiner scandal -- and he is absolutely appalled. For one thing, the East Coast politi...

Despite Latest Sex Scandal, Anthony Weiner Can Still Win NYC Mayoral Election

Mario Almonte | Posted 09.24.2013 | New York
Mario Almonte

In an ironic and improbable twist, the scandal may have actually strengthened Weiner's chances of winning the mayoral race.

School District To Search Students' Electronics For Sexting

Posted 08.01.2012 | Education

A Detroit-area school district is attempting to curb sexting among its students by adopting a policy that subjects their cellphones, laptops and other...

One in 10 Boomers Admits To Sexting

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.07.2012 | Fifty

It’s not just ScarJo and U.S. Senators who are sexting nowadays. One in five Americans say they have sent sexually explicit text messages from their...

Judge Texts Nearly Nude Photo To Subordinate

Posted 04.24.2012 | Detroit

A Detroit judge has put himself in the hot seat after sending a racy self-portrait to a woman who works under him. According to Fox 2, a man was a...

Principal Suspended Over Lewd Sexts He Sent College Student

Posted 11.18.2011 | Chicago

A suburban Chicago school district has put a middle school principal on leave after re-opening their investigation into lewd text messages and images ...

WATCH: Want To Play? Inevitable Anthony Weiner Doll Hit The Market

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

NEW YORK — An online action figure company has jumped on the Anthony Weiner sexting scandal bandwagon with a doll of the New York congressman in two...

What Else Has Congressman Weiner Lied About?

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics
Lloyd Chapman

I was having lunch at home yesterday as news broke on CNN that Congressman Anthony Weiner was finally admitting that he had lied about sending a photo...

9 Controversial Sexting Scandals (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Text messaging has been on the rise. According to the Nielsen company, SMS exchanges exceed mobile calls in the United States. At the same time, sexti...