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New app logs mutual consent to sex. SAN FRANCISCO — If there are more awkward moments than those involving teenage sexual experiences, they are the insecure seconds leading up to the deed itself.

New app logs mutual consent to sex

A mother of three aims to both break the tension and confirm mutual consent before sexual intercourse via Yes to Sex, an app out Friday for both iOS and Android. In less than 25 seconds, partners can whip out a smartphone, fire up the app and flash through a series of one-touch agreements that culminate in a request to record a short audio confirmation that the parties have agreed to intercourse.

A safe word is generated. Both parties agree to stop having sex if one partner says the word. Terry Crews - Dirty Little Secret. Watch "Why I Stopped Watching Porn: Ran Gavrieli at TEDxJaffa 2013" Video at TEDxTalks. xGlasgow - Gary Wilson - The Great Porn Experiment. The Effects Of Too Much Porn: "He's Just Not That Into Anyone" Gotta have pics.

The Effects Of Too Much Porn: "He's Just Not That Into Anyone"

You can't show porn only because the advertisers don't like it. So how about some "photographs of men watching online pornography, taken January 25"? Sweet. Let's get five random guys and set them in front of the Pornotron: An observation. You've read the same thesis before: too much porn leads to too much masturbation and there's no cum left for the ladies, resulting in sadness and gnashing of teeth. The article is written by Davy Rothbart, and is a mixture of personal anecdotes, interviews, and expert commentary from a key celebrity, in this case John Mayer. "Porn" Among Top Search Terms for Kids. In a somewhat worrying piece of news, security firm Symantec has released the top search terms by kids in 2009.

"Porn" Among Top Search Terms for Kids

Report of the APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls. Journalists, child advocacy organizations, parents and psychologists have argued that the sexualization of girls is a broad and increasing problem and is harmful to girls.The APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls was formed in response to these expressions of public concern.

Report of the APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls

APA has long been involved in issues related to the impact of media content on children. In 1994, APA adopted a policy resolution on Violence in Mass Media, which updated and expanded an earlier resolution on televised violence. In 2004, the APA Task Force on Advertising and Children produced a report examining broad issues related to advertising to children. That report provided recommendations to restrict advertising that is primarily directed at young children and to include developmentally appropriate disclaimers in advertising, as well as recommendations regarding research, applied psychology, industry practices, media literacy, advertising and schools. Evidence for the sexualization of girls. The Numbers on Teen Pregnancy. It is amazing to me that in the several days after it was announced that the second-ever woman was nominated for a major-party vice-president slot, so much of the news has concerned her and her daughter’s reproductive activities.

The Numbers on Teen Pregnancy

Inside the Minds of Teens Who Post Sexual Images of Themselves. Despite specific warnings from prosecutors, the 15-year-old Ohio girl who was arrested last week and accused of sending nude pictures of herself to classmates probably doubted that she could ultimately be forced to register as a sex offender under state law, psychologists and Internet experts say.

Inside the Minds of Teens Who Post Sexual Images of Themselves

Teens Divulge Risky Behavior on Social Networking Sites. MONDAY, Jan. 5 (HealthDay News) — More than half of teens who use the social networking site MySpace have posted information about sexual behavior, substance abuse or violence, new research shows.

Teens Divulge Risky Behavior on Social Networking Sites

The good news, according to a second study from the same research group, is that a simple intervention — in this case, an-e-mail from a physician — made some of the teens change their risky behaviors. “I was surprised, at least to some extent, at how clearly teens were discussing behaviors that we struggle to get out of them,” said Dr. Megan Moreno, an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. “Once we started getting the findings, we wondered, why are they doing this?” Study links sexual content on TV to teen pregnancy. (CNN) -- Sexual content on television is strongly associated with teen pregnancy, a new study from the RAND Corporation shows.

Study links sexual content on TV to teen pregnancy

New information linking sexual content on television with teen pregnancy will help develop prevention programs. Researchers at the nonprofit organization found that adolescents with a high level of exposure to television shows with sexual content are twice as likely to get pregnant or impregnate someone as those who saw fewer programs of this kind over a period of three years. It is the first study to demonstrate this association, RAND said. A central message from the study is that there needs to be more dialogue about sex in the media, particularly among parents and their children, said Anita Chandra, the study's lead author and a behavioral scientist at RAND.

To measure exposure, the researchers used a method developed by another research group evaluating 23 shows for sexual content. Sexual song lyrics linked to early sex. Exposure to Sex on TV May Increase the Chance of Teen Pregnancy. Teen pregnancy remains a serious problem in the United States.

Exposure to Sex on TV May Increase the Chance of Teen Pregnancy

Although rates have declined since 1991, the United States still has the highest rate of teen pregnancy among industrialized nations — nearly one million American women aged 15–19 become pregnant each year.