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WATCH: Sara Gilbert Reveals "Hairy" Leg To Demonstrate Lesbian Stereotype

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 05.28.2013 | Gay Voices

Stereotypes are a part of every culture and the hosts of CBS' "The Talk" recently tackled them head on with the help of a few props and a lot of humor...

7 Things To Do If You Catch Your Child Looking At Porn

Kristen Howerton | Posted 06.29.2013 | Parents
Kristen Howerton

Your reaction could shape your child's view of sex, and the most important step is to approach the situation in a way that will leave the door open to an ongoing conversation. Here are some tips for talking with your child.

The Word I Wasn't Ready To Hear My First Grader Say

Robin O'Bryant | Posted 06.24.2013 | Parents
Robin O'Bryant

After school one day a few months ago, Emma perched on the kitchen counter while I cooked dinner and chattered away. Then out of the blue she said, "Somebody said The Aff word at school today!"

'The Talk' Infringes On 'View' Territory

Posted 04.15.2013 | Media

CBS' "The Talk" is heading to New York for a week, thereby competing more directly with ABC's daytime talk show "The View." CBS created "The Talk,...

Having 'The Talk' Before Your Child Goes to College

Linda Wolff | Posted 06.13.2013 | Parents
Linda Wolff

Even though she's heard the speech, I wouldn't be able to sleep at night if I didn't say it yet again. I cringe as the words come out of my mouth, knowing what's coming, "Mom, you don't have to tell me this. I'm not stupid." But, I say it anyway.

4 Things Every Mom of Boys Must Do

Kim Simon | Posted 05.18.2013 | Parents
Kim Simon

It doesn't matter if your boy is 4 or 14 or 24. Start now.

Doctor's Advice: How to Talk With Your Kids About Sex

Intent | Posted 04.21.2013 | Parents
Intent

You need to have The Talk with your kid. And not just once but many times, slowly, over many years.

CBS Renews Entire Daytime Lineup

insidetv.ew.com | Posted 01.29.2013 | TV

Who says soaps and game shows are dead? CBS has renewed its entire daytime lineup for the 2013-14 season (party in Genoa City to be announced later...

The Sex Talk I Had With My Mom When I Was 20

Nadia Cho | Posted 03.09.2013 | College
Nadia Cho

This holiday season, I came out to my mom about being sexually active, being bisexual, writing about sex for my college newspaper and then getting a ton of media attention for my column on having sex in the library. But did I also mention that I got straight A's this semester?

Julie Chen Disappointed Barbara Walters Declined Invite

Posted 12.14.2012 | TV

Julie Chen was very excited to sit down with David Letterman on "Late Show" and talk about her own show coming to the Big Apple. "The Talk" is taping ...

'The View' Needs a New Perspective

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 02.12.2013 | Women
Hayley Rose Horzepa

I was reminded of how out-of-touch these shows might actually be when Barbara, the host and creator of "The View," posed questions to both Chris Christie and Kim Kardashian that only a grandma or great aunt could get away with asking.

Mommy, Please Define That Word You Wish I Hadn't Heard

Lisa Belkin | Posted 02.10.2013 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

I tried to sound nonchalant. Stammering only raises those (cute) little antennae. But there is nothing quite so stressful as aiming for mellow.

Hello, Kitty

Devon Corneal | Posted 02.09.2013 | Parents
Devon Corneal

I don't want my son to see the human body as embarrassing, salacious or dirty. Miraculous, yes. Mysterious, no.

The Information Void: Boys, Parents and Porn

Andrew Smiler | Posted 01.26.2013 | Parents
Andrew Smiler

In order to make sure boys aren't relying on pornography to develop their sexual values, we all need to shift from "The Talk."

Down With "The Talk"!: What Would a New Paradigm Look and Feel Like? (Part 4 of 4)

Deborah M. Roffman | Posted 12.08.2012 | Books
Deborah M. Roffman

Here's the point all of us need to recognize: The "how to's" of nurturing sexually healthy children are precisely the same as the "how to's" of nurturing healthy children, period.

Down With "The Talk"!: "Where Did I Come From?" Is Not a Question About Sex (Part 3 of 4)

Deborah M. Roffman | Posted 12.03.2012 | Books
Deborah M. Roffman

What explains these teenagers' inability to think about sexuality at the same level of cognitive sophistication they so capably bring to practically every other subject matter?

Down With "The Talk"!: Reclaiming Our Common Sense About Sex (Part 2 of 4)

Deborah M. Roffman | Posted 10.02.2012 | Books
Deborah M. Roffman

To shed anxiety-driven notions about talking to children about sex, we adults need simply to identify and revisit the maladaptive associations we absorbed early in life and use our "we're all grown up now" good sense and perspective to whack them apart.

Down With "The Talk"!: Changing the Narratives We Tell Ourselves About Talking to the Kids about Sex (Part 1 of 4)

Deborah M. Roffman | Posted 11.25.2012 | Books
Deborah M. Roffman

With the entire nation having come through an era marked by a virtual tsunami of scientific, cultural, social, and technological change, how is it possible that adults remain as tongue-tied and clueless as ever over delivering what in reality are merely some pretty basic and mundane facts about life?

The Strategy Behind Ian's 'Big Brother' Success Revealed

Posted 09.21.2012 | TV

Newly crowned "Big Brother" champion Ian Terry stopped by "The Talk" (Weekdays, 2 p.m. ET on CBS) on Thursday to talk to Julie Chen and her daytime c...

'The Talk' Ladies Go Without Makeup

Posted 09.10.2012 | TV

Ever wonder what your favorite daytime talk hosts look like au naturale? The ladies of “The Talk” stripped off all their makeup on Monday for the ...

Answering Kids' Awkward Questions

John McCormick | Posted 11.10.2012 | Parents
John McCormick

Last week, I sat down with my 11-year-old son to deliver that time-honored rite of passage -- for parents as well as kids -- our first "Birds and the Bees" talk. I was prepared for every possible question, except the one he asked.

Julie Chen Talks About 'The Talk''s No-Makeup Premiere

Posted 09.06.2012 | TV

"The Talk" is making a bold statement for its season premiere. Julie Chen stopped by "Late Show" to talk about the plan that had her sister in a panic...

Another'Talk' You Need to Have With Your Sons

Jim Higley | Posted 10.15.2012 | Parents
Jim Higley

If you think the "sex" talk sounds uncomfortable, get ready. And if the "drugs and alcohol" talk makes your heart want to break, there's another doozy waiting out there.

WATCH: Soap Star Jeanne Cooper: 'I Scared The Hell Out Of Myself'

Posted 08.03.2012 | Fifty

Actress Jeanne Cooper is no stranger to controversy. Best known as Katherine Chancellor, her character on "The Young and the Restless," the actress ma...

Brooke Shields Wanted To Lose Her Virginity To Who?

The Talk | Posted 07.18.2012 | Fifty

Right around the time she proudly confessed to being a virgin in her autobiography "On Your Own," actress, model and child star Brooke Shields was dat...