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'Diary Of A Teenage Girl' Star Breaks Down 'Taboo' Of Female Sexuality
The 'Diary of a Teenage Girl' star discusses patriarchy's impact on young women.
A Page in the Life of an Indian Teenager (and 9 Sad Facts About It)
Founder and Editor @ www.kidskintha.com
I was 13. My body had started to change. I had grown taller, my breasts had sprouted. I had also recently started getting an unwelcome bloody visitor every month. I was not sure if I was beautiful.
An Unconventional Gap Year
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.
Sex, Teens and Risk: Conservatives Have It Wrong
President, Moorfield Storey Institute
Abstinence-only programs don't exist "for the kids," or because of risks. They exist almost wholly because Republicans -- and Democrats in Tennessee -- are trying to placate a religious minority, even if it means exposing teens to greater harms.
Foreign Film That Gets Real About Female Sexuality
Does Virginity Really Protect Against Risky Sex Later On?
Author, 'On Second Thought: Outsmarting Your Mind's Hard-Wired...
There was no evidence that an early loss of virginity actually caused risky sexuality later. Indeed, twins who have very different initiations into sex -- one early and one late -- nevertheless go on to have similarly risky sex lives.
Sex and Sensibility
Lorraine Devon Wilke
Sass & Sensibility
Even in this more enlightened age, I well remember an exchange I had with a fellow mother when my son was in middle school. The conversation came around to sex and she asked how I approached that red-hot topic with my son.
The Surprising Place Teens Get Sex Advice From
As The Montreal Gazette reports, teens who relied on their friends as their primary role models were more sexually active
The Gardasil Vaccine -- Introduction to a Series
Marcia G. Yerman
Writer on women's issues, human rights, environment and culture
As the nation's attention is riveted on the discourse about health care reform, another debate is taking place around the Gardasil vaccine.
Sex Toys for Tweens
Romi is the founder of truuconfessions.com
If vibrators are good -- and good for us -- are they good for our daughters too?
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