Posts tagged "teens"

The Soapbox: On The Need For Safe Spaces For Girls Who Develop Early

Girls who begin puberty earlier than their peers are stuck in an adolescent purgatory of sorts – not yet women, but too “mature” to be considered little girls.

Tiffanie Drayton | November 4, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Teen Girl Faces Assault Charges For Throwing A Baby Carrot At A Teacher’s Head

14 year-old student Aliya May of Moody Middle School in Virginia is facing potential charges after throwing a baby carrot at her teacher’s head as a joke.
Aliya didn’t think…

Katrin Higher | October 24, 2015 - 11:00 am

Grown Ass Lady Posts A Love Note Left For Her Boyfriend By Their 12-Year-Old Neighbor

C’mon, 12-year-old girls have it hard enough. …

Lauren Vinopal | September 18, 2015 - 9:00 am

11-Year-Old Hero Sends Devastating Breakup Text To Her Shitty Boyfriend Joey

Middle school’s gonna be a hard road for Joey. …

Megan Reynolds | July 1, 2015 - 9:00 am

Some Questionable Items We Found In Hillary Clinton’s Online Store

Hillary 2016 is for the teens first and foremost. …

Megan Reynolds | June 30, 2015 - 11:04 am

The Belly Button Challenge Is The Latest Feel-Bad Fad

“The idea is that if you can reach your belly-button from behind, it means you have a good figure. If not, you probably need to lose weight.” Oh.

Megan Reynolds | June 12, 2015 - 2:30 pm

School Dress Code Refers To Plus-Size Girls In Tight Clothes As ‘Sausage Rolls’

The American education system already makes me angry every day but adding fuel to that fire are the countless slut-shaming and fat-shaming dress code notes that schools are hell-bent…

Katrin Higher | May 31, 2015 - 4:00 pm

“Charlie Charlie Challenge” Is the Lazy Teen’s “Bloody Mary”

Inovking demons has never been easier. …

Megan Reynolds | May 27, 2015 - 4:11 pm

Look At This Douchebag (In Training): The Anonymous Author Of Steps To Becoming A Douchebag

The douchebag pictured above is not the actual author, just a fairly reasonable represenation. …

Megan Reynolds | May 5, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Ohio School Photoshops The Word ‘Feminist’ Off Of A Girl’s Shirt, Calls It ‘Offensive’

Middle school student and my new bff Sophie Thomas of Clermont Northeastern Middles School in Batavia, Ohio wore a shirt to photo day that said FEMINIST in glaring white letters…

Katrin Higher | April 19, 2015 - 10:30 am

Russian Teens’ Winnie The Pooh-Themed Twerk Routine Causes Big Trouble In Russia

The dance studio is charged with negligence and perverted deeds …

Megan Reynolds | April 14, 2015 - 1:40 pm

That Bomb-Ass Dancer From The Missy Elliot Videos Has Still Got It

Here’s the little girl from the Missy Elliot videos all grown up and still puttin’ in work on the dance floor. Reminisce on how eerily talented Alyson Stoner was here,

Megan Reynolds | February 14, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Florida Teen Poses As OB-GYN For Like, A Month, Fools Almost Everyone

Today, in things that worry me greatly: A teen in West Palm Beach, FL, has been apprehended by police after “playing doctor” inside a real, live hospital. Dressed in a…

Megan Reynolds | January 20, 2015 - 10:50 am

Alabama Teen Receives Death Threats For Posting Smiley Selfie At Auschwitz

Selfies strike again.

Breanna Mitchell, 18, of Roanake, Alabama, graduated from high school this year. In June, she celebrated this milestone by traveling to Europe with her grandmother…

Jessica Wakeman | July 25, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Today In Terribleness: Teenager’s Tragic Caffeine Overdose Has Me Totally Freaked Out

An autopsy has found that an Ohio teenager who mysteriously collapsed a few weeks ago died of a caffeine overdose. Logan Stiner, an 18-year-old Prom King who was set to…

Claire Hannum | July 2, 2014 - 3:30 pm

It’s Time To Cry: Teen Takes His Great-Grandma To Prom

I want to think 19-year-old Austin Dennison, a church-going Eagle Scout who plays football, baseball, and basketball and performs in the school band, is a little goody-two-shoes. But I just…

Jessica Wakeman | May 2, 2014 - 11:30 am

Teens Discover The Real Danger Of Selfies: Lice

What’s the true danger of teen selfie-snapping? Not that they’ll be embarrassed of their online footprint later in life. Not that they might take a risqué picture that falls in…

Ami Angelowicz | February 25, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Holiday Nightmare: A Mob Of Crazed Teens Storm A Shopping Mall

I don’t know what your idea of a holiday nightmare is — maybe, wrestling your way through a Black Friday crowd at WalMart? — but mine is a mob of…

Ami Angelowicz | December 28, 2013 - 10:00 am

Teen Girl Commits Suicide After Her Parents Wouldn’t Let Her Log Onto Facebook

Teenagers are known for having … shall we say, dramatic … reactions to things they don’t like. But this story is beyond tragic: a 17-year-old girl in India committed suicide…

Jessica Wakeman | October 29, 2013 - 4:00 pm
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