Contemporary Culture: Youth Issues - Sexuality
Click on the following links for articles dealing with issues related to sexuality. For additional information on this topic, please check our news, links, and reading list pages.
Mindy Meier: Sex on campus - Derek Melleby interviews author Minday Meier about Donna Freitas' book Sex & the Soul
The sad reality of sexual abuse - Understanding and addressing the ugly reality of child sexual abuse
Fingertip porn - The pervasive problem of online pornography
The latest cell phone use: Sexting - Teens are taking, sending, and distributing inappropriate photos of themselves using their cell phones
It's not just sex - Helping students understand God's design for sex
Take courage! - Parents and the dreaded conversation (about sex), used by permission from Harvest USA's Harvest News
Dealing with sexual brokenness in teens - help in finding a biblical understanding and response to the fragmented world of teenage sexual behavior, used by permission from Harvest USA's Harvest News
Dear Oprah - Walt Mueller writes an open letter to Oprah Winfrey
Why sex makes us feel grown up - Teenagers and the desire for intimacy, by guest author, and friend of CPYU, Susan Den Herder
Living in a "porn is the norm" culture - What parents can do about living in a pornographic culture, used by permission from Harvest USA's Harvest News
Smells like teen...body spray! - Companies are using sexually charged imagery and marketing to sell body spray to young men
Feminine Sexuality - A Guide to the Body and Soul of a Young Woman, by Susan Den Herder
Teens and pornography - Always bad, getting worse
More Than One Message - Teens are wearing shirts loaded with double meanings
Where the teens are - Popular online sites for teens and what they're learning from them
Life as THEY know it - What television is teaching our teens about sex
Love's Got Everything To Do With It! - Teaching our kids about love, relationships, sex, and marriage
Oral Sex IS Sex, and Most Teens Don't Know It - The growing epidemic of teens engaging in oral sex
To Tell Or Not To Tell - How to respond to Planned Parenthood and teenage sexuality
A Kiss is just a Kiss? - The Britney Spears and Madonna kiss and the disturbing new trend of mainstreaming lesbianism.
Guess Who's Coming to Breakfast - A look at the changing face of adolescent sleepovers
Sexualizing the Young: How America Treats Young Woman, from Crosswalk.com
Double Take: Apparel that Speaks - new fashion features sexual double meanings
MTV Video Music Awards (2003) - kids are watching the VMA's, but what are they learning?
Kids and Sex: New Rules! - the rapidly changing world of teenage sexuality
Teens and Oral Sex - teen are experimenting with oral sex at an increasing rate, and many of them say it isn't even sex.
Freaking Out on the Dance Floor - What you need to know about "freak dancing" - it's more than just "dirty dancing."
What You Need to Know about Scarfing - a deadly form of sexual experimentation known as "autoerotic asphyxiation."
Abercrombie & Fitch - Selling More than Clothes - The A&F catalog is sending some disturbing messages to our kids about body image and sexuality.
Maximum Menace - Maxim and other "young men's magazines" are telling our teenage boys a lot about sexuality, and this in turn puts pressure on teenage girls.
Condom Ad Concerns - when condom ads are being aimed at teens.
M&Ms Green Makeover - what an M&M marketing campaign tells our kids about sex.
Just Say...Yes? - Look who's fighting against abstinence education!
Teens and TV: Stretching the Sexual Envelope - sex on television
Home...Alone? - what happens when kids are left home alone.