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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

Get Up And Do Something

Any physical activity is good activity is the message behind the federal guidelines for physical activity, which the Department of Health and Human Services released this month. The core guideline…

Annika Harris | October 27, 2008 - 3:00 pm

No Plan B: Teen Girls Don’t Know About Emergency Contraception

Some sex-ed teachers don’t seem to be doing their jobs very well, especially when it comes to teaching young women about emergency contraception. According to a small study of 30…

Catherine Strawn | August 11, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Biology Causes Teen Girls To Act Like Sobbing Nut Jobs At Jonas Brothers’ Concerts

The current issue of Rolling Stone features the Hotness Award-nominated band the Jonas Brothers. I was a nanny for an 8-year old not too long ago and while she introduced…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 30, 2008 - 5:30 pm

Tweens And Teens Victims Of Dating Abuse

The sad, sad results of a national survey showed that about 3 percent of girls between 12 and 17 said they had been the victim of dating violence, which includes…

Catherine Strawn | July 23, 2008 - 2:00 pm

Juno Lied: Pregnancy Tests Aren’t Plan B, People

Storytime! Over at Feministing’s newly relaunched site, a teenage user on their new community board recounts a story of trying to buy a pregnancy test with her best friend at…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 11, 2008 - 11:30 am
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