Posts tagged "teens"

9 Teens Charged After Classmate Commits Suicide

Nine Massachusetts teens were charged today with statutory rape, violation of civil rights, criminal harassment and disturbing a school assembly in conjunction with a bullying incident. Back in January, 15-year-old…

Ami Angelowicz | March 30, 2010 - 12:10 pm

How Gossip Girls Really Dress

As if Little J could really get away with dressing like a drugged-out downtown hooker at a posh prep school. It feels like with each season, “Gossip Girl” becomes increasingly…

Leonora Epstein | March 21, 2010 - 5:00 pm

How Did You Get Out Past Curfew? The Frisky Shares Our Sneakiest Stories

Being a teenager totally sucked. But it especially sucked when my parents arbitrarily made up rules. Some nights they were whatevs about a curfew, but other nights they’d randomly say…

Jessica Wakeman | March 19, 2010 - 11:30 am

Lourdes In Louboutins: At What Age Should Girls Start Wearing Designer?

It was inevitable that Madonna’s eldest, Lourdes Ciccone Leon, would be a style icon by the time she became a teenager. Well, now we know what’s in the closet of…

Leonora Epstein | October 30, 2009 - 4:20 pm

“That’s Not Cool”: A Very Cool Website For Teens In The Digital Era

Gossip is to high school as dry kindling is to fire—it doesn’t take much for things to get heated. And now with technology and the internet, we can only imagine…

Leonora Epstein | September 23, 2009 - 12:40 pm

Teenagers: Actually A Worthwhile Part Of Society?

As a former high school teacher, I know intimately how unpredictable the behavior of a human teenager can be. I’d often bang my head against my classroom door half laughing,…

Ami Angelowicz | September 10, 2009 - 11:50 am

In Phoenix Teens Are Taking Getting High To New Limits

I found this report so disturbing that during our daily meeting here at Frisky Headquarters, when everyone clamored for more info on the whys and the hows, I protested. According…

Susannah Breslin | August 26, 2009 - 2:19 pm

The World’s Most Over-The-Top PSA Warns Not To Text And Drive

Remember those drunk driving PSAs we were forced to watch in Driver’s Ed? The plot was usually the same—a friend is at the funeral of a friend who was…

Ami Angelowicz | August 20, 2009 - 6:10 pm

Internet Porn Is The Best Sex Ed A Teen Could Have

Woe betide the sexual being who has a kinky fetish but doesn’t have internet access. You could waste years of your life—decades, even!—fretting that you’re the only sick f*** who…

Jessica Wakeman | August 12, 2009 - 6:10 pm

The F-Bomb Blog: Why Weren’t We This Cool When We Were Teens?

Aww, F-Bomb, a new blog about feminism for teenaged girls, is like a baby Feministing! Hooray for Julie Zeilinger, a teenager from Pepper Pike, Ohio, who has her s**t together,…

Jessica Wakeman | July 14, 2009 - 2:50 pm

Check This Out: We Are Photogirls

After school was never this cool for us: We Are Photogirls, a London-based creative institute for teenage girls, shows youngsters everything they’d ever want to know about fashion photography, from…

Leonora Epstein | July 10, 2009 - 12:30 pm

If Teens Can’t Afford Marc Jacobs’ New Pop-y “Budget-Friendly” Line, Will We Buy It Instead?

Teen Vogue got the scoop on the latest from Marc Jacobs: Everybody’s favorite desginer is launching a moderately priced bridge collection in August called “Don’t Miss The Marc.” The small…

Leonora Epstein | July 8, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Stylish Teens We’re Jealous Of (& Ones We Could Do Without)

Ahh…to be young again. Not that we’re old here at The Frisky, but recently we’ve been wishing we were back in high school, and it has nothing to do with…

Leonora Epstein | July 7, 2009 - 6:00 pm

Is This The New 15?

Is this what 15 looks like these days? The other day, I came across this post on Fashion Copious, one of my favorite fashion blogs. It was titled:…

Susannah Breslin | June 16, 2009 - 12:45 pm

Prepping For Bravo’s NYC Prep

Slated to premiere later this month, Bravo’s “NYC Prep” is already stirring up drama off the airwaves. And modeled as a reality “Gossip Girl,” it’s easy to see why—the preview…

Leonora Epstein | June 5, 2009 - 5:15 pm

Teen Sex Trend: Blow Jobs Are The New Goodnight Kiss!


Parents! Lock your teenagers in their rooms! Especially the girls! “Good Morning America” has discovered that blow jobs are the new goodnight kiss! All across the country,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 29, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Hugging “Epidemic” So Out Of Control, Some Schools Are Banning It

The country is up in arms over teenagers shamelessly groping each other, or, as some like to call it, “hugging.” The New York Times reported today that hugging is the

Blaire Briody | May 28, 2009 - 1:45 pm

Notes To Our Younger Selves

Last week, The Guardian published a heartfelt letter that writer Stephen Fry had penned to his 16-year-old self in which he wrote : “Tears splash on to my keyboard now.

Wendy Atterberry | May 6, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Teen Domestic Violence On The Rise

It seems Judy McGuire’s fantastic piece, “Girl Talk: How To Avoid Dating An Abusive Freak,” was eeirily and unfortunately timely. The New York Times reports that due to a rise…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 4, 2009 - 9:00 pm

Doin’ The Butt: Anal Sex On The Rise Among Teens

Anal sex is on the rise amongst teenagers. Not so coincidentally, so are STDs, specifically HIV/AIDS, among 13-29 year-olds. According to ABC News, teens just don’t find sex and its…

Simcha | December 11, 2008 - 6:00 pm