Health officials reveal the dangers of sleeping by your phone

Sleeping with or in proximity to one's phone can be a true health risk.  Say goodnight to your phone and keep it at least an arm's distance away.

Compliment Or Come-On? Confusion Over How To Define Sexual Harassment

In wake of workplace sexual harassment coming to the forefront, there is some confusion about its definition. When does complimenting a colleague or asking a co-worker on a date constitute harassment? The answer is both complicated and conversation worthy. Read More

Obsessive selfie-taking could point to underlying mental health issues

Selfitis: The addiction to and obsession with taking selfies may actually reflect a mental health issue stemming from low self esteem and confidence. Read More

ACLU DEFENDS TEENAGE GIRL FACING CHILD PORN CHARGES FOR SNAPPING AN EXPLICIT PICTURE OF HERSELF

Child pornography laws were not intended to criminalize and prosecute minors for sexting pictures of themselves to fellow students.

Sparking A Teen and Parent Book Chat on Cyberbullying and Digital Wisdom

Cyberbullying and humiliation can be life destroying for teens who don't know how to get out of a devastating cyber-situation.  An adult survivor of such destruction has written a book "Shame Nation" for parents and teens which will shed light and open a dialogue on the topic.

Fraternity banned in Pennsylvania, frat brothers given jail time after pledge dies

The members of a fraternity that upheld a "bro code" made an egregious, irresponsible mistake when 37 young men failed to get help for a fellow brother who became unconscious and died as a result of  hazing.  The prison time of the perpetrators and disbanding of the fraternity was a small price to pay for [...]

From where I stand: “Police officers must protect the safety of citizens”

Victims of domestic violence often don't know their rights and how to protect themselves against their perpetrators.  It is critical that first respondents and law enforcement be educated and trained to best protect victims to help guide them through every step of the system.

Actress Jameela Jamil Gives Men A Lesson In How Not To Be Like Aziz Ansari

Actress Jameela Jamil voices her opinion on how we need to go a step farther in the topic of sexual consent.  Sexual consent, while necessary, should be the mere starting point from which partners need to be mutually enthusiastic and comfortable throughout intimate situations.

How Parents Can Curb Kids’ Obsession With Smartphones

Our phones are so smart, they practically run our lives.  As parents, however, we need to take advantage of our 'smart' phones to appropriately restrict, turn off and tune out our children's activities and obsessions with them to lead more productive lives.

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