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Teen Sexuality

California Teen Starts Campaign To Cover Up

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.11.2012 | Teen

A South Pasadena high school student is encouraging her fellow classmates to join the campaign to cover up. Saige Hatch, 15, started the South Pasa...

When His Son Came Out As A Teen, It Led To A Near-Tragedy

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.16.2012 | Fifty

If your kid is going to come out to you, it should happen in his or her own time, and in his or her own way. Then say what you would want to hear, 'I love you.' Not 'I love you anyway,' but 'I love you.'

Teen Sex On TV Doesn't Reflect Reality

Posted 09.20.2012 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Youth Communication, a nonprofit organization that helps marginalized youth develop their full pote...

My First Sexual Experience: A Guy I Had a Crush on Forced Me to Give Him Oral Sex

Jennifer Garam | Posted 10.30.2012 | New York
Jennifer Garam

More than 20 years later, I don't often think about what happened on that spring night. But it's stayed with me anyway and comes back in my dreams, especially when I start to date to someone.

Trouble Talking About Oral Sex

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 10.21.2012 | Education
Deborah Schoeberlein

If teens are ready to have oral (or any other) sex, then we, as a society, need to do our utmost to help them recognize that "being ready" means more than just understanding the mechanics or being afraid of STDs.

Teen Sex Study Suggests Explicit Movies May Sway Behavior

Posted 07.26.2012 | Science

By: MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Published: 07/25/2012 03:50 PM EDT on LiveScience The amount of sex kids see in movies could influence their sexual ...

Are You A Slut Shamer?

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 01.21.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

I'm not saying girls should be "like boys" (whatever that means) or that I think promiscuity is a good thing. I'm saying there should be the same standard of behavior for both sexes.

Study: Increasing Numbers of Parents Are Allowing Teens To Have Sex At Home

ParentDish | Posted 08.24.2011 | Women

"If you think for one minute I am going to let you go out tonight just so you can have sex, you have another think coming, young lady! You are going t...

The Surprising Place Teens Get Sex Advice From

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.15.2011 | Healthy Living

It's widely held that teens look to their friends or celebs when sussing out their sexual identity, but a new Canadian study suggests they are actuall...

Health Teachers' Hopes Flaccid Over Extinct Fruit

Doree Lewak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Doree Lewak

Slippery problems plague sex ed classes across the country, screwing high school health teachers yet again -- and not in a way they'd hoped for. The f...

Driving in Cars With Vampires

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

Kerry went to the Eclipse midnight show last night, and now she's sitting copilot here and we're going to talk about the movie, manhood, girlhood, and all things related.

Teen Sexuality: Sex as Sport and Girls as Game

Deborah M. Roffman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah M. Roffman

One team in the game of sexual baseball -- boys -- is always playing offense and the other, girls, only ever get to play defense.

Love Doesn't Equal Sex, and Sex Doen't Equal Love

Colleen Perry | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Colleen Perry

Sex does not equal love. How often have your friends or other people you've known given into sex too soon simply because the guy told her that he loved her, and then ended up dumping her after sex?