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dELiA*s Is Coming Back, But You Still Can't Escape Death :)

dELiA*s, the teen girl clothing retailer that provided catalogs worth of aspirational outfits for young women to pore over in the nineties and early aughts, has begun rolling out details about their highly anticipated August 6 bounce-back from bankruptcy. Don’t let this win for nostalgia lull you into a false sense of… » 7/30/15 6:00pm Thursday 6:00pm

UK Might Allow Teens to Erase Their Embarrassing Internet Content

Teenagers are often told to not put anything online unless they want it there forever, but a new campaign in the U.K. is pressuring tech companies to allow young people to delete or edit content that they put on the internet before their 18th birthday. You hear that, teens? The internet is yours! » 7/28/15 3:25pm Tuesday 3:25pm

How it Feels When the Media Declares Your Teen Daughter a Whiny 'SLUT'

Last summer, then-17-year-old New Yorker Winnifred Bonjean-Alpert was arrested and detained for 18 hours for telling her friends—other teens at a party— that they didn’t have to show police officers their IDs. Now, her mother, a civil rights attorney, is attempting to sue the city over the alleged police misconduct.… » 6/12/15 5:30pm 6/12/15 5:30pm

Texas Cop Suspended After Footage Emerges of Brutal Pool Party Arrests

On Saturday, video was uploaded to Youtube of police officers screaming at and arresting children at a community pool in Texas. One officer, confronted by two boys while grabbing a young girl by the neck and shoving her head towards the ground, pulls his gun and points it at them.
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13-Year-Old Girl Dies By Suicide After Dad Shares Public Shaming Video

Izabel Laxamana, a 13-year-old girl in Tacoma, Washington died by suicide after jumping off a highway overpass on Friday, May 29. Days before, Laxamana’s father Jeff had reportedly punished her for an unspecified transgression by cutting off her hair and uploading a video to YouTube. There’s now a controversy brewing… » 6/04/15 10:50am 6/04/15 10:50am

Texas Doing Its Best to Force Pregnant Teens to Give Birth

The Texas State Senate passed a bill Monday night that will make it near-impossible for teenagers to obtain legal abortions without parental consent. The bill dismantled the judicial bypass process, which once gave Texas teens a viable option to get an abortion when their parent or legal guardian either refused to… » 5/26/15 3:20pm 5/26/15 3:20pm

Barack Obama Joined Twitter, and Now Twitter Wants To Fuck Him

President Obama joined Twitter today, and has amassed 1.1 million followers in the six hours since his first post. Though he has only tweeted three times since joining the social media platform, plenty of its 302 million active users have attempted to contact him via public replies. Many, I’ve discovered, have even… » 5/18/15 8:00pm 5/18/15 8:00pm

Teen Tries to Take Pic With Bison, Gets Gored

A Taiwanese exchange student was on a trip to Yellowstone National Park with her host family when they spotted a bison next to their hiking trail. The 16-year-old girl had her back turned from the animal for a photo when it moved forward a couple of steps and gored her. Perhaps like Oprah, that bison felt it was about… » 5/17/15 6:10pm 5/17/15 6:10pm

Here Is Proof That Becky G & Austin Mahone Are in Love: Selfies

In case you missed the super-crucial young pop star news, Becky G and Austin Mahone are CONFIRMED to be dating, which is so cute I would near-puke if I didn’t feel so protective of my little sister (in my mind). Austin! Where are those wandering hands going! BRING HER HOME BY CURFEW! » 5/06/15 11:30pm 5/06/15 11:30pm

This Infamous 2010 'Douche Bag' Manual Ruled a Connecticut High School

Today, somebody sent an angel to our inbox: a once-infamous pick up artistry manual that made the rounds in one very special-sounding Connecticut high school several years back. But could teens in a Connecticut high school possibly know about sex? you might be asking yourself. The answer, both now and throughout the… » 5/05/15 9:10am 5/05/15 9:10am

I Went to a Simulated Teen Drinking Party and It Freaked Me the Fuck Out

I’m far from the target audience for the simulated teen drinking party I attended last weekend—that audience being freaked-out parents who want to see what really goes on at the hormone-fueled ragers their children are just starting to attend—but let me start by saying that the whole thing was very effective. I was… » 5/04/15 3:45pm 5/04/15 3:45pm

Townspeople Irritated Teen Girls Weren't Punished for Nude Photo Leak

Eight high school boys in Liberty, Missouri have been suspended for sharing nude photos of their female classmates on Instagram, Twitter, and in text messages. The 16 girls pictured in the photos weren’t suspended, just “verbally reprimanded,” according to Liberty Public Schools. This is becoming a huge controversy on… » 4/27/15 5:10pm 4/27/15 5:10pm