We Are Creating a Generation of Monsters

New York's hottest kid birthday party service gives children the experience of walking the red carpet like a real celebrity who worked really hard and earned it, minus the hard work and the earning. It's called Red Carpet Kids, and it's the perfect way for parents to drop five figures teaching their child to aspire to… » 11/17/14 8:35pm 11/17/14 8:35pm

'Nick News' Anchor Linda Ellerbee Hosts Nickelodeon Special On Gay Kids

For many children and teenagers of the 1990s, Linda Ellerbee might have been the first news anchor we learned to trust. Never one to avoid covering complex issues in terms kids can understand, Ellerbee is hosting a special Nick News on the lives of gay children. » 10/02/14 9:30pm 10/02/14 9:30pm

​9-Year-Old Takes On 400-pound Alligator and Wins

James Barney Jr. of Saint Cloud, Florida, just made bank in bragging rights after fending off an alligator in an attack left him with minor injuries—and the tooth of the gator that bit him. » 8/10/14 12:06pm 8/10/14 12:06pm

Survey Shows Gay and Bisexual Teens Have Heightened Pregnancy Risks

Canadian experts are calling for sex education in the province of British Columbia to be modified to account for results of a survey on pregnancy risks for queer youth. The results show that lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth have heightened pregnancy risks versus their heterosexual counterparts. » 8/05/14 9:55pm 8/05/14 9:55pm

Is the Teenage Summer Job a Thing of the Past?

Fewer and fewer teens are slogging away at summer jobs these days, according to data compiled by the Brookings Institution. That means fewer teens smoking covert cigarettes on loading docks; fewer teens losing their virginities behind terrestrial neon pirate ships; fewer teens weeping over McFlurries in their Honda… » 7/16/14 12:30pm 7/16/14 12:30pm

Insufferable Teen Vine Star Blames AIDS on 'Fags'

Nash Grier, a teenage Vine star who earlier this year made a mockery of your film studies degree by inking a movie deal, has offered a tepid apology for posting a video to the web wherein he blamed the spread of AIDS on "fags." Color me surprised that a kid whose art is characterized by hacky jokes about women and… » 7/08/14 11:30am 7/08/14 11:30am

Preteen Transgender Boy Wins New Birth Certificate in Alberta

A transgender boy has received a new birth certificate from the Canadian province of Alberta officially recognising his sex as male. » 6/17/14 4:35pm 6/17/14 4:35pm

Catholic School Students Wear Rainbow Socks at Graduation

Students at Vanier Catholic Secondary School in Whitehorse, Yukon have finally established a Gay-Straight Alliance, and more than half of the graduating class showed their support for the group by wearing rainbow socks to graduation. » 6/03/14 2:56am 6/03/14 2:56am

​13-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Girl to Scale Mount Everest

The Times of India has reported that Sunday morning, Malavath Purna, a 13-year-old girl from Andhra Pradesh in India became the youngest woman to climb Mount Everest after a 52-day expedition. Led by ten Nepalese guides, Purna and another student, 16-year-old Anand Kumar, ascended the 29,029-foot peak from the… » 5/26/14 1:35pm 5/26/14 1:35pm

High School Teacher Targeted in Gross Upskirt Photo Competition

Six students have been expelled and six more suspended after administrators at a Bay area Catholic high school discovered the boys had been taking upskirt photos and videos of their teachers. The photos were part of a long-running "competition" between boys at the all-male Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo,… » 5/16/14 2:40pm 5/16/14 2:40pm

High School's 'Prom Draft' Under Scrutiny for Being a Sexist Creepshow

Corona Del Mar High School in Orange County, California, has a longstanding tradition called the "prom draft," in which senior boys draw numbers to choose dates from a pool of available girls. Boys also have the opportunity to pay "as much as $140" for a first-round pick, in hopes of "getting" the girl they "want."… » 5/07/14 4:30pm 5/07/14 4:30pm

Teenager Proffers Way to Save U.S. Gov't $400+ million

14-year-old Suvir Mirchandani used his science fair project to study ink use in typefaces and came up with the amazing above estimation the US Government could save if they switched from Times New Roman to Garamond typeface in all official documents. But, that was last year's science fair project that's just getting… » 3/29/14 4:52pm 3/29/14 4:52pm

Mom Tries to Teach Adorable Little Girl About the Dangers of Cookies

There are so many things about being a parent we just take for granted. Like it's got to be easy to teach your kids that they can't talk to strangers, right? Seems like a no-brainer! But nope. Kids have their own ideas about everything and this little girl proves just how hard moms and dads have to work to teach them… » 3/13/14 10:35pm 3/13/14 10:35pm

BBC Declares Red Lipstick Will Make Children Turn to Lives of Sin

Ever concerned with the threat the female form poses to the morality of children, the BBC has issued new wardrobe guidelines for female hosts of kids' programming on the network. Among the banned items? That serial murderer of youthful innocence known as "red lipstick." » 1/29/14 4:51pm 1/29/14 4:51pm

Investigation Into The Sluttiness Of Tweens Proves Inconclusive

Newsweek just ran a monster-length piece about tween girls and sex called Sex and the Single Tween, finally giving readers access to the enduring question: So are Our Nation's Precious Little Girls sluts, or what? » 1/24/14 6:45pm 1/24/14 6:45pm

Parents Hope Their Sons Are Geniuses and Their Daughters Aren't Fat

Another reason to feel bad for today's little girls: one day, the straight ones will grow up to face a dating selection consisting of doted upon nightmare boys raised by parents who used the power of the internet to validate their sneaking suspicion that their lil' All Star might be a genius. Meanwhile, the girls'… » 1/22/14 4:45pm 1/22/14 4:45pm