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Teenage Sex

Pa. Student On Wrong End Of Sex Tape Scandal Sues School District Over Unfair Suspension

Posted 10.22.2012 | Education

Anders Hemdal, a junior at Schuylkill Valley High School in Leesport, Pa., has filed a federal civil rights suit against the district, claiming he was...

Teen Study Shows Two-Way Link Between Early Sex, Later Love

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.19.2012 | Science

When it comes to sex, "late bloomers" may have a better shot at finding happiness in romantic relationships later in life, according to new research c...

Sexuality in Our Schools

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 08.26.2012 | Education
Jon Hotchkiss

They're going to hear about orgasms but won't have any idea that when they're mature enough to handle the responsibilities, an orgasm is a magical feeling you can share with someone you love on a Hawaiian shore just as the sun sets. Or even in the bathroom with someone you just met at Starbucks.

An Unconventional Gap Year

Nina Lorez Collins | Posted 06.11.2012 | Parents
Nina Lorez Collins

Children gain an enormous amount by being exposed to other family units. Living in another culture, which is what each family is, is enlightening, challenging, scary and often fun.

Parents, Teens and Sex: An Ongoing Conversation

Laura Stepp | Posted 01.22.2012 | Parents
Laura Stepp

When Dutch teens think they're ready to have sex with a boyfriend or girlfriend, their parents, some of them reluctantly, encourage the couple to do so at home. These situations, while novel to me, were treated with indifference by Western Europeans.

One Less Thing To Worry About: 4 Out Of 5 Teenage Boys Use Condoms Their First Time

AP | By CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 12.12.2011 | Parents

CHICAGO -- A surprising 80 percent of teenage boys say they are using condoms the first time they have sex, a government survey found in a powerful si...

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...

Teens And Rhythm Method: Form Of Birth Control On The Rise

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA — A growing number of teen girls say they use the rhythm method for birth control, and more teens also think it's OK for an unmarried fe...

"Oral Sex Is the New Goodnight Kiss": New Documentary On Prevalence Of Teen Oral Sex And Sexual Favors Shocks Parents

ABC News | CLAIRE SHIPMAN and COLE KAZDIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

They don't give their names, but viewers can see their faces plainly and what these teens are saying is shocking parents. "I ended up having sex with...

Anti-Abortion or Anti-Sex?

Cindy Handler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cindy Handler

To right-wing ideologues, the debate begins and ends with the sinful act of sex outside of marriage, which can lead to only one outcome: punishment.

Leave Them Kids Alone!

Alan Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alan Miller

Our inability as a society to be clear about morality and sex these days, with adults increasingly seemingly incapable of holding the line about what is right and wrong in an age dominated by relativism means that often kids do not get clear enough boundaries.

HIV Scare at St. Louis High School

Abigail Jones | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Abigail Jones

Normandy High School officials should have come out strongly, advocating openness, pushing sex education, and acknowledging the problems and pressures of teenage life.

The Daily Show Messages Teens About Sex

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The Daily Show broadened the Miley Cyrus/Vanity Fair photo hullabaloo story on Tuesday night's show, and did a segment on teen sex. Jon and the corres...