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Tag Archive | "Teens"

Dear Em & Lo: Should I Teach My Goddaughter Sex Ed?

Friday, February 19, 2010


photo by our ‚Äúwise guy‚ÄĚ Figleaf Dear Em & Lo, My goddaughter has reached the age where sexual exploration is something she might be considering delving into (if she hasn‚Äôt already). I‚Äôm not sure how to approach the issue of birth control with her. If she is wanting to have, or already is having sex [...]

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NOW Can We Give Up Abstinence-Only Programs?

Thursday, January 28, 2010


photo by Marina(im.back) You might have seen the headlines this week that read “Rise in Teen Pregnancy Rates.” Of course what’s missing from that title is the fact that these are not real-time figures they’re talking about. The 3% rise in teen pregnancies among 15-to-19-year-olds increased between 2005 and 2006 — the first jump since [...]

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Poll: Are Tween Girls’ Costumes Too Sexy?

Thursday, October 29, 2009


Do you think tween girls’ Halloween costumes have gotten too sexy?(opinion) Can’t see the poll? Click here to take it.

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Prom Is Hell

Friday, May 15, 2009

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Footloose came out in 1984. We saw it before we got our periods and even way back then the premise seemed antiquated: Could places where dancing and music were forbidden really still exist, when we live in a such modern world with Walkmans and drum machines? So imagine our surprise at this week’s news story [...]

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