Category Archives for Sex

Marybeth: Hijacked by health teacher? Take action!

To: Marybeth From: Annoyed by Unhealthy Questions I’m a freshman in high school. Our health teacher has a policy that … Continue reading

30. May 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Education, Politics, Sex, Values | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Plan ahead to oppose cohabiting

To: Marybeth From: Opposed to cohabiting Can you offer any advice for my young adult daughters about why not to … Continue reading

24. May 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Family, Marriage, Parenting, Sex, Values, Young Adults | Leave a comment

Mary: Game On, Abercrombie

  68 yr-old Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Michael Jeffries infuriated potential consumers when his 2006 quotes from Salon in response to … Continue reading

13. May 2013 by Mary Gates
Categories: American Teens, Economy, Fashion, Media, Not Making This Up, Sex, Values, Women, Young Adults | 1 comment

Marybeth: New book celebrates our “feminine genius”

I get dozens of books from publishing houses asking me to read and review their titles. As an author myself, … Continue reading

10. April 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Cool Women, Faith, Family, Feminism, Religion, Sex, Values, Women | 1 comment

Mary: My Daughter is Not a Princess. Or a Tom-Boy.

The minute my daughter made her appearance (fourth child with three older brothers), I  was inundated with predictions as to whether … Continue reading

25. March 2013 by Mary Gates
Categories: American Teens, Faith, Family, Parenting, Religion, Sex, Values | Leave a comment

Elizabeth: Abortion by vending machine?

Did you ever think you would see the day when birth control drugs were available in a vending machine? How … Continue reading

04. February 2013 by Elizabeth Vale
Categories: Family, Feminism, Healthcare, Politics, Sex, Women, Young Adults | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Harry Potter actor encourages former filmgoers to see his new pic

Daniel Radcliffe is urging fans of his previous films to see his new effort, “Kill Your Darlings,” in which he … Continue reading

22. January 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Family, Media, Parenting, Sex, Values | 1 comment

Marybeth: “Gay sin” survey reveals we’re playing God on moral questions

I’m always on the hunt for positive news, there being such consistent media focus on the bad stuff. Most days, … Continue reading

16. January 2013 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Faith, Politics, Religion, Sex, Values | 5 comments

Carol: “Benevolent Sexism” Is Nothing But Chivalry

Yesterday, Emily Efshani Smith had an excellent piece on the Atlantic web site titled “Let’s Give Chivalry Another Chance.”   The … Continue reading

12. December 2012 by Carol Liebau
Categories: Common Sense, Cool Women, Feminism, Manners, Mom Warned Me, Sex, Values, Women | 1 comment

Marybeth: Sitcom star warns his show is “filth;” urges audience to reject it

Another of the stars of the hit CBS comedy “Two and a Half Men” has imploded, metaphorically speaking, but this … Continue reading

30. November 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Family, Media, Parenting, Religion, Sex | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Sex info for teens sends seriously wrong message

A few days ago I got an email with the subject line, “It’s like the end of days…” The message … Continue reading

13. November 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Family, Parenting, Sex, Values | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Great parody of “My first time” voter virginity ad

Last week, I posted a new campaign ad from Team Obama in which actress Lena Dunham compares first-time voting to … Continue reading

29. October 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Obama, Politics, Sex, Women, Young Adults | 1 comment

Ursula: Shocking movie indicts media for sexualization of young girls

Okay, this isn’t all about Facebook, but it’s about the Internet in general. And sex. And 11- and 12-year olds. … Continue reading

20. October 2012 by Ursula Hennessey
Categories: American Teens, Media, Parenting, Sex, Women | Leave a comment

Marybeth: “Sexy Kim Kardashian” this year’s hot costume?

There’s a line in the movie Mean Girls that explains the modern era of Halloween: “In the regular world, Halloween … Continue reading

17. October 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: Family, Fashion, Parenting, Sex, Values | Leave a comment

Marybeth: Teens protest for their right to dance dirty

It’s more than just election season. It’s not just autumn. It’s not only the countdown to Halloween (and by Halloween, … Continue reading

16. October 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Not Making This Up, Parenting, Sex | 13 comments

Marybeth: Look out for eroding of parental authority

It’s been an eventful week at the intersection of parenting and politics, that busy corner where decision-making often is affected … Continue reading

26. September 2012 by Marybeth Hicks
Categories: American Teens, Common Sense, Family, Freedom, Parenting, Sex, Values | 1 comment

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