Pulse: One Year After
I came into work on June 12th, 2016, as if it were any other morning. One of my daily tasks is to check all of our social media channels. I opened Twitter to find people talking about Orlando.
A nightclub. No, a gay club.
Scarleteen Confidential: Supporting, and Understanding, Youth Activism
What to Do in the Coming Days
This is not a blog I ever wanted to write.
Like many of you, I'd hoped for a different outcome from the U.S. election on Tuesday. I'd hoped we would not end up with a right-wing demagogue as our next president.
Yet here we are.
Getting Married When We (May) Want Different Things from Sex
I am 23 and I am getting married this fall. I have never had sex before because I have been waiting for marriage. My fiance is not a virgin. We have different views on the purpose of sex. His goals are intimacy and pleasure. I have a lifelong history of feeling guilty about any kind of physical pleasure and therefore trying to avoid it altogether....
Navigating Sexuality as a Fat Teen
Some thoughts and tips on navigating sexuality as a fat teen, and dealing with sizeism and fatphobia.
Shame & Stigma: How It Makes Young Moms and Dads Feel
As a young parent, being shamed for the decisions you have made and being stigmatized for your identity makes navigating through the world -- and pregnancy and parenting -- much more difficult.
Young Sexuality Activists: Madison Kimrey
Madison Kimrey is, in a word, amazing. You might know her from the letter she wrote to Phyllis Schlafly a few months ago, but that's not the only thing she's done that's so fantastic.
How do I behave sexually without someone thinking I'm a slut?
How do I text my significant other without coming off as a thot or a whore? ...
I'm 15. Okay, so I do swimming squad, and sometimes it's embarrassing wearing bathers, cause of pubic hair. I don't know how to get rid of it. Like once I was at my friends house, and she is obsessed with sex, so she watches porn, and I saw some too, and the women have no pubic hair whatsoever! And I get really bothered about that....