Category Archives: Sexuality

Grandma’s Read Beyonce Lyrics

This is just too good for me to mess up with words. My friends over at Youth Culture Report tweeted me this. It’s three grandmas reading and commenting on the lyrics of Beyonce’s current hit song, Drunk In Love. Classic! … Continue reading

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Young People and Selfies

Smile! “Aren’t we cute?” Within seconds the selfie pic is posted to Instagram, and Tweeted to her 326 followers. Just another emblematic snapshot from the life of today’s teen. Five years ago we didn’t even know the word “selfie.” Fast … Continue reading

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The Naked Truth

Tonight I speak to a few hundred middle school kids about sex at an event at a church near Chicago called The Naked Truth. I’m really proud of this church for addressing this subject so candidly with families, a subject … Continue reading

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The Biggest Surprise from the Super Bowl

Boring, depressing, a complete blowout… call it what you want, but Sunday’s Super Bowl game was the most-watched television show in U.S. history, drawing 111.5 million people on average. That’s a lot of people watching the competition between the top … Continue reading

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Searching for Sex Answers

Google has become the number one place young people go for answers to their questions about sex. Why? Two glaring reasons. It’s embarrassing. Who wants to ask Mom or Dad what they heard in the locker room that day, “What … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday… Here’s Your Boob Job

In a world where our young girls seem to struggle with self-image more than ever before, what is the greatest thing we can do to boost their confidence? How about the gift of cosmetic surgery for their 18th birthday? “Happy … Continue reading

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Happy Slutty Halloween

“In the real world, Halloween is when kids dress up in costumes and beg for candy. In Girl World, Halloween is the one day a year when a girl can dress up like a total slut and no other girls … Continue reading

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How to Kill a Hooker

Hey kids, it’s that time again! Grand Theft Auto just released their brand new game, Grand Theft Auto 5 (GTA 5). The game broke all the records, raking in literally a billion dollars in the first three days. It’s the … Continue reading

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Teen Social Media Hookup Culture Unveiled

My Twitter followers saw me link an article Tuesday morning I described as the most accurate article I’ve ever read about today’s social media hookup culture. It’s a day later, and I stand my ground. Don’t misinterpret my words: I’m … Continue reading

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Miley’s Wrecking Ball

It’s really been sad watching the downward spiral of Miley over the last 5 years. I say that with sincerity, as the father of two girls who used to watch the Hannah Montana show. It’s sad seeing a childhood hero … Continue reading

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