What to Do When You Catch Your Daughter Masturbating With a Hand Mixer

Dear Prudence is a fantastic column that answers some of life's most important questions: What do you do when an annoying co-worker asks you to pass along a resume? What's the proper way to get someone to move out? And of course: How do you talk to your daughter about catching her en flagrante with a hand mixer? Man,… » 6/04/14 5:30pm 6/04/14 5:30pm

It's Official: HPV Vaccine Doesn't Turn Teens Into Whore Monsters

New research today from the Department of Oh My God Why Does This Study Have To Exist — turns out, vaccinating teenage girls against HPV won't cause them to go from innocent children drawing pictures of flowers with crayons to unstoppable slutzillas. Sort of like how wearing seatbelts doesn't cause car accidents, or… » 10/15/12 11:40am 10/15/12 11:40am

Education-Minded Teen Girls Say Blow Jobs Are Like Homework

There's been a ton of hysteria about all the blowjobs teenagers are allegedly giving and getting these days, but relatively little talk about how teen girls actually feel about giving head. Now a group of researchers has decided to ask them, and the results are kind of disturbing — turns out that for some girls, oral… » 1/18/12 2:25pm 1/18/12 2:25pm

Fickle Teens Are No Longer Interested In Having Sex

Despite the fact that TV shows like Glee are corrupting children by teaching them that it's cool to have protected sex with your long-term partner, according to a new study from the CDC, the number of teens losing their virginity has dropped drastically in the last decade. Unfortunately, the CDC still has no idea why… » 11/16/11 9:50am 11/16/11 9:50am

Middle School Students Are Sex-Crazed Maniacs

Probably bad news for Rick Perry and his state's abstinence-only approach to sex-ed: according to a study by the University of Texas' Health Sciences Center at Houston, about one in ten Texas sixth graders have had sex. If that seems like a lot of precocious preteens to you, imagine how frighteningly large the… » 10/20/11 5:20pm 10/20/11 5:20pm