Jazz Jennings was interviewed by Barbara Walters when she was just 6 years old in a special 20/20 episode. The program made her one of the youngest people ever to talk publicly about being transgender. Now 16, Jennings is still a vocal advocate for young people in the transgender community.
We've had a bad run of coming out stories lately. It was heartbreaking to see Daniel Pierce come out to his parents and it was even more awful to learn that LGBT youth homelesness was on the rise. That's why it's so awesome to see this video of a teen come out to his mom and hear her shocking confession.
It's Prom season, and if the dresses seen in the ads and editorials of the new issues of Teen Prom and Seventeen are any indication, this year things are going to be eye-searing.
An investigative report out of Oregon draws a depressing conclusion: Workplace harassment of teenage workers is so ubiquitous that many think it comes with the territory.
Sasha Obama: Teen. Observe President Obama's daughter in China with her mother, grandma and sister above, Sasha is not here for it. She's not here for any of it. Her face brings back memories of every crappy family vacation you ever had to endure. We feel you, Sasha.
Mississippi schools now have two options when it comes to sex-ed: abstinence education, AKA "pretending premarital sex doesn't exist," or a new program called "Abstinence Plus." Multiple choice time! "Abstinence Plus" is:
It's official: we need a new law that requires all parents to film their children after they have dental procedures done and post them to YouTube. Otherwise we might miss seeing people like Chaddy, who has just had his wisdom teeth pulled. He takes a little while to really ramp up, but boy does he deliver. At one…
You want the best for your daughter, don't you? And the best obviously means finding her a nice, rich husband—because what else would a girl ever want from life? Well, this ridiculous 1950s ad for Bigelow Carpet shows that having a thick, plush carpet can do wonders for a girl's dating life.
Kids usually don't think before they steal, but you can bet 13-year-old Natia Wade never thought she'd end up standing on the corner of a busy intersection holding up a hand-written sign that read, "I steal from my family." Wade, who lives in Memphis, ended up there after she racked up a record of taking things—mostly…
Results of a new survey show a dearth of knowledge of basic human biology among America's teens, especially when pants are off and hormones are running high. How bad is it? About half of the teens who got pregnant while not using any form of birth control say they didn't contraceptively arm themselves because they…
Parents may try to limit their teen's exposure to negative images in the media, but according to a depressing new study, it doesn't matter. Even teen girls whose friends watch lots of TV have an increased risk of eating disorders.