See Something, Say Something

Silence in the face of injustice increases harm to victims and empowers victimizers and could ultimately damage your own health. See-Something-Say-Something

How To Practice Safe Sexting

Are abstinence and criminalization the best ways to handle inappropriate sexting?  Those approaches haven't achieved intended results with teen sex, drug use, or drinking.  Why would we expect the outcome to be different with sexting.  Is sexting the problematic behavior or is the issue we should be focused on the actions people take without consent? [...]

Gun Violence as a Health Issue? Considering gun violence as an epidemic transmitted through behavior could change the way we look at and potentially treat this challenge.

http://www.npr.org/2017/01/07/508722484/researchers-begin-to-look-at-gun-violence-as-public-health-issue

Does a Trump administration mean that schools will not be held accountable to ensure an educational environment that is free and clear of gender-based violence?

cAfter Teenage Mistakes, Pardons Give Second Chances To Ex-Offenders

New York has begun pardoning young adults convicted of non-violent crimes as teenagers through a program that could help up to 10,000 people. From derailing college plans to preventing employment, criminal convictions can be deeply, permanently damaging. Read Eduardo’s story and then take our quick quiz on Police Searches and Conversations

After Teenage Mistakes, Pardons Give Second Chances To Ex-Offenders

Teaching kids not to cyber bully is just as important as teaching them to speak up if they are cyber bullied

Is your child a cyberbully and if so, what should you do?

Sexting:  Today’s First Kiss

How has the digital world changed sexual experimentation? Texting and sexting have taken the place of passing notes and meeting at lockers. Considering the overwhelming presence of sexualized images and messages in our world, do teens even know sexting when they see it? Read 'Want to know why young people are sexting?' here >>>

Accepting Facebook friend requests may lengthen users’ lives, study says

The First Step To End Misogyny

Misogyny must end. As this author correctly identifies, one of the most effective steps to achieve this goal is for fathers to teach their sons that it all starts with them. 

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