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Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: January 31, 2011
Have you heard about MTV's latest "entertainment" called "Skins?"  Debuting with 3.2 million viewers (1 million of those ages 12-17), the third episode, set to premier January 31, has been described as "child pornography."Check out one writers take on the sordid show here.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: January 31, 2011
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, right? But what about teens who consider themselves "virgins" based on the fact they have never had "intercourse," but have participated in other sexual activities?A recent study found that of teens who identified themselves as "virgins," more than 10% tested positive for an STD.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: January 31, 2011
Looking for a different way to encourage people toward abstinence until marriage? How about promoting a Purity Day at a school or church? Learn more about the movement here, and learn how to plan your own event!
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: January 31, 2011
A recent study has found, once again, that with the increase in "safer-sex" mindset of contraception use comes an increase in abortions.  This article from The Washington Times encourages policy makers to take notice of the continuing trend.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: December 23, 2010
More and more, marriage is becoming something that many are regard as unneccessary. A growing number seek cohabitation, followed by children, and, maybe, eventually marriage.  Check out one couple's reasonings behind their decision to skip the traditional love, marriage, baby carriage route.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: December 23, 2010
By Tim Winter, President, PTCOn December 15, the Parents Television Council (PTC) released a Special Report that may very well be the most important report ever published. The report, entitled "Sexualized Teen Girls: Tinsel Town's New Target," looks deeply at the sexualiztion of females, particularly teens, in the media.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: December 23, 2010
MTV is the King of reality shows.  And, their recent hits, 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom, take an delicate subject and bombard cable TV with the intense situations faced by these teens and their parents. But, does all the exposure raise awareness about the difficulties, or create a desire to be a star?
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: November 30, 2010
So, do you know what your kids are watching on TV? Good for you! The question is, do you know what they are watching on the internet?In today's world were any TV show can be seen with the click of the mouse, and an increasing number of teens with personal laptops and smartphones, they may be watching things that you deem inappropriate- even for yourself!
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: November 30, 2010
D.C. Health recently launched a campaign to highlight the "coolness" of condoms.  Kids are encouraged to be "Condom Ambassadors" and make videos supporting the use of the prophylactic for a chance at an iPad.Even Barrack Obama has joined in! But is this really the answer?
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: October 28, 2010
Gone are the days of the school-yard bully that demands extra milk money. Today's world brings us the "cyberbully."  Curious about what cyberbullying actually looks like? Check out this video.
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