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On Wednesday, February 14 the New York Times released an article titled What Teenagers Are Learning From Online Porn. The outlet asked the “question can teens be taught to see pornography more critically?” For insight, contributing writer Maggie Jones turned to a “Porn Literacy” class, a course currently funded publicly and taught to Boston high school students. While

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In January, the Indiana State Senate passed Senate Bill 65 requiring schools to obtain written permission from parents or guardians before teaching students about human sexuality, including “sexual activity, sexual orientation or gender identity.” The bill, sponsored by Senator Dennis Kruse, also requires school corporations to make their sexual education instructional material available for inspection by parents

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Five years ago the National Center for Sexual Exploitation (NCSE) created the Dirty Dozen list exposing twelve corporations perpetuating sexual exploitation through pornography, prostitution, sexual objectification and human trafficking. According to NCSE, “the Dirty Dozen List is an activism tool that gives back power to individuals who want a voice in the culture. People can participate by

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  In the video above, Dr. James Dobson recalls a time in his teens when his parents gave him his first big taste of freedom. The principle in play was that if children are allowed to “test the waters” a little at a time they will be equipped and ready to handle responsibility once they find

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The following is an excerpt from Dan Elliott, the individual who photographed the Abstinence Clearinghouse’s Purity Ball event on Saturday, January 27: It’s not easy for a Dad to take his little girl to a Purity Ball, and it’s not easy for a daughter either. It’s a date to a ball, and it’s not like those come around

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The National Abstinence Clearinghouse hosted a Purity Ball event for fathers (or father figures) and daughters on Saturday, January 27th. The event was designed for father figures and daughters ages 12-18 to focus on virtue, integrity and purity until marriage. The evening included guest speaker Jeffrey Dean, dessert and a dance! Visit our Facebook page for videos and

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In a social media-centered world, the smart phone has become a cultural rite of passage for kids. But is that rite all wrong? In this new film, CONNECT, Kirk Cameron asks if this generation of parents can blaze a new trail to equip their kids to thrive in an ever-changing digital environment while steering clear of the

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When the first Fifty Shades of Grey film, based on the book series, was released three years ago, a new view of love and romance was formed in the minds of those exposed to the story. The Fifty Shades of Grey franchise cultivates and normalizes rape myths, psychological grooming for abuse and sexual violence. In the age

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Parents, talking with your children about purity doesn’t have to be scary. Even if you didn’t make the best decisions in the past, you can still speak truth in the lives of your children. Consider the following tips from our book Abstinence 101 on talking with your children: Treat sex education as a process. Educating children about

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Substance use by middle and high school students has decreased significantly in the last few years; however, with an increase in both marijuana use and in the popularity of vaping, concerns are on the rise. The 2017 Monitoring the Future study surveyed about 45,000 students and found that nearly 28% of seniors said they vaped in the year leading

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