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Rising Rates of Mental Illness Worry Academic Community

Most of the issues covered on my blog are about teenage sexuality. However, this topic is related to a far wider range of material. In this post, Bree Hernandez, an education writer, discusses the spikes in college students reporting depression, anxiety, and suicidal tendencies. Bree provides information on how to get into college through her […]

When your own kid might be gay

I am delighted to have a guest blog post from Wesley Davidson today. Wesley is an award-winning writer. She has written articles on health and childcare for such publications as Good Housekeeping, Adoptive Families, and American Baby She is on a panel of experts for the on-line publication, KIDZEDGE.com. Wesley has been on Internet radio, […]

One youth’s experience with Sexuality Education Advocacy Training

The Unitarian Universalist Church contacted me back in March to let me know about an up-coming advocacy event for comprehensive sexuality education.  After a number of e-mails, a delightful young woman agreed to write a post for me describing her experience with the training and the advocacy.  I hope you enjoy her story: Hello! My […]

The 2007 GLSEN National School Climate Survey

[This post written by guest blogger JustAnotherTeen] We live in a world where more and more people are accepting of alternative lifestyles. Yet students who self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender still report very similar amounts of harassment and negative effects in school as they did in 1999. Recently, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight […]

Racism and Relationships

[This post written by guest blogger JustAnotherTeen] I have just completed a summer program at the southeastern university that I will be attending starting next week. The program was a math refresher course for incoming freshmen, around 30 in total with four being a minority and four being female.  I have three suitemates, and since […]

Adolescent Sexuality – One Dad’s Perspective

This post written by guest blogger Robert. Dr. Rayne is graciously letting me hijack her blog for the day, for a chance to offer my thoughts and perspective. As the father of daughters, I sometimes wonder what my role should be in helping them develop strong values and accurate knowledge about their bodies, their health, […]

Want to be a guest blogger?

I occasionally adjunct for the Universities around town, and there is one particular summer course at the University of Texas that I find much delight in teaching.  It’s short and brutal (sixteen weeks of material squashed into 15 consecutive class days), but the students are highly motivated and focused.  I was so pleased to be […]

The Transition from High School to College

May blog This post is written by guest blogger JustAnotherTeen The transition from high school to college can be a difficult one for both parents and teenagers. Although my transition will not be nearly the same since I have essentially lived in a supervised college setting for the last three years, I can understand the […]

Contraceptives

(Written by Guest Blogger JustAnotherTeen.)   Let’s face it, my girlfriend and I are far from the poster children of safer sex practices. Sure, we are not that bad, and try to use two forms of birth control, but no one could argue that they are the safest ways to go. When we first had […]

Contraceptives

(Written by Guest Blogger JustAnotherTeen.)   Let’s face it, my girlfriend and I are far from the poster children of safer sex practices. Sure, we are not that bad, and try to use two forms of birth control, but no one could argue that they are the safest ways to go. When we first had […]