Latest Adolescent sexuality Stories
One in four teens actively participate in sexting, or electronically transmitting explicit images to one another, and those who do are more likely to become sexually active within the next 12 months.
When it comes to teenagers and sex, several studies have shown that teen sex and pregnancy is on the decline. One recent study has shown that teenagers are finding safer alternatives to intercourse. And another had seen a recent decline in the number of teens engaging in oral sex.
A new study set out to examine the effects of teen sexting, with a focus aimed at the very serious issues associated with privacy and personal safety.
A new study by New York University professor Vincent Guilamo-Ramos and colleagues from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that fathers’ parenting behavior influences the sexual behavior of their adolescent children.
Teens are sexting at a higher rate than ever before, according to new research published in the July 2 issue of Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.
One in 13 teenage girls, aged 14 to 20, reported having a group-sex experience, with those young women more likely to have been exposed to pornography and childhood sexual abuse than their peers.
The Baylor Teen Health Clinic has increasingly turned to technology to communicate important messages about teen sexuality.
Two new studies from the University of New Hampshire Crimes against Children Research Center suggest that concerns about teen sexting may be overblown.
Four out of five boys between the ages of 15 and 19 are using a condom the first time they have sex, according to the results of a new federal survey of teenagers' sex lives.
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