Let’s go into the weekend celebrating the rare occurrence of some good abortion news! The Alaska Supreme Court has deemed a new state law, which requires teens to notify their parents before getting an abortion, unconstitutional.
The busiest time at Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago isn’t Halloween or the Fourth of July. It’s the weekend of Lollapalooza, when teen festival goers—rather than chilling out to some Radiohead—are getting so fucked up on drugs or booze that they’re brought to the hospital in droves.
Two notably enlightened teens captured the world’s interest this week, one through the barely tolerable medium of spoken word and the other through a weird Paper Magazine apology.
A classmate who’s suing Fatima Ptacek—the 15-year-old voice of Dora the Explorer—claims the actress called her a “pussy” during a vaping session that got the student kicked out of school.
Did you even have time to miss it?
The seniors of Monarch High School (aw) in Coconut Creek, Florida (aww) pulled off the near-impossible by staging a senior prank that’s both harmless (barring allergies and animal attacks) and entertaining: They turned their parking lot into a dog park. (AWWW.)
I think I could if I had more pens.
John Kasich, a toddler screaming for the entire duration of an international flight, has reached the stage in his overlong and grating campaign for the GOP nomination in which the only needs he can truly serve are those of the ironic youth of America.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has issued recommendations for dealing with an increase in demand for labiaplasty amongst teens, the New York Times reports.
During a three-day long celebration of the most blessed group of people on Earth—teens, obviously—Pope Francis dispensed some advice that was very much not lit.
One day Dora the Explorer is wandering across the globe, motivated by her child-like sense of restless exploration, guided by her talking map, and accompanied by her loyal boots-loving monkey friend, conveniently named Boots. The next, she’s all grown up and suspended for vaping in the halls of a tony Manhattan…
...but that can’t be right, right?
Over at the New York Times, Amanda Hess has written an ode to the surprising sweetness of the “promposal”—the popular teen trend of asking someone to prom in an elaborate, often goofy, and always grand way. But hidden in the piece is something far more confusing to me, a bona fide adult, than the already confusing…
Here’s the first trailer for Grind Girl, a movie about a teen girl who goes on a violent rampage after her parents come to the school dance and prevent her from grinding for the first time. It’s written by Mooooommmmmm! and directed by Daaaadddddd!
For all the fretting about social-media-obsessed teens not grasping the concept of privacy, kids today would actually very much prefer their parents please, please stop posting about them on Facebook and elsewhere. Or at least check first.
Last year, emojis reintroduced themselves in different skin tones, and now the Unicode Consortium is considering adding customizations that would allow you to change the gender of existing emoji.
The 18-year-old from West Palm Beach, Florida who was arrested for posing as a doctor was arrested again on Tuesday night, according to reports.
In Massachusetts, a teen named Michelle Carter is on trial in connection to the suicide of her boyfriend Conrad “Coco” Roy. What’s up for debate is who, exactly, is at fault for the boy’s death.
In a move that echoes both Carrie Bradshaw’s struggles with driving and Samantha Jones’s habit of destroying homes she doesn’t own, a 16-year-old girl reportedly plowed her Suzuki SUV right into Kim Cattrall’s home in British Columbia. Based on Cattrall’s tweets about the incident, no one was injured in the…