An expert on adolescent sexuality weighs in on how technology has changed the amount and type of pornography that teens can consume – and what that means when it happens at school.
A new study looks at how Australians use technology in their sex lives and the benefits of this.
Parents who spy on their children’s online activity run the risk of doing more harm than good, an expert says.
New research shows young men value respect and boundaries in sexting, though their motivations for doing so are complex.
The law on indecent imagery of children should distinguish between pictures or videos produced by young people and those taken by adults.
Youth who are sexting are four times more likely to be having sex. They are five times more likely to have had multiple sexual partners and twice as likely not to be using contraception.
France’s #MeToo backlash has revealed just how deeply rooted sexism is in the country. Disguised as flirtation or child’s play, sexual harassment begins as early as elementary school.
Children need be able to identify potentially harmful sexual behaviours, including sexting, from a young age.
Former Conservative MP Tony Clement, dropped from caucus over a public sexting scandal raises questions for all of us about what is too much in our ‘casual’ daily online exchanges.
Dick pics are widely considered a form of sexual violence. But while that is often true, they can also be funny, sexy and playful. Apparently, some straight guys even send them to each other.
Sex education lessons will soon cover sexting, consent, body image and different types of contraception.
Our experts offer 12 tips to parents and educators – to protect their kids from sexual solicitation online and encourage safe and responsible internet use.
Sex-education curricula that openly discuss sexting, consent and other online behaviours have never been more important for teens – in Ontario and globally.
Rather than telling young people not to sext, we should encourage them to think about sexting as part of a broader negotiation of intimate relationships.
Teen sexting is on the rise. Boys and girls are equally likely to share sexually explicit imagery but girls report feeling more pressure to sext and more judgement about how they do it.
The law around ‘sexting’ needs to be overhauled as the way young people communicate changes and evolves.
For many children and young people, engaging with explicit material is not uncommon – and not necessarily harmful.
Sexting has led to a rise in under-18s reported for sex offences.
On Q&A, panellist Faustina Agolley questioned whether there were laws protecting against revenge porn in Australia. As it turns out, it all depends on where you live.
Moves to make sex education compulsory cannot come quickly enough.