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Posts from the ‘Teenager(s)’ Category

Teenagers and group sex: a cause for concern?

21st December 2011

Dr Petra

TweetLast week saw the publication of a paper



Responding to Channel 4 on The Joy of Teen Sex

27th June 2011

Dr Petra

TweetYou may remember earlier in the year Channel 4 ran a new series called The Joy of Teen Sex (JOTS)….



Unpacking the Bailey Review on Commercialisation and Sexualisation of Childhood

6th June 2011

Dr Petra

TweetToday sees the launch of the Bailey Review of the Commercialisation and Sexualisation of Childhood. A copy of the report…



Channel 4 sent complaint from practitioners re problem sex broadcasting

9th February 2011

Dr Petra

TweetOver the past few weeks parents, practitioners, young people and journalists have been concerned about the Channel 4 series ‘The…



“The Joy of Teen Sex”

19th January 2011

Dr Petra

TweetLast summer myself and several other sex educators, therapists and reproductive healthcare staff were approached by researchers from Betty TV…



‘Porn Block’ – a realistic proposal from the UK government?

20th December 2010

Dr Petra

This is a somewhat lengthy post, tackling a range of issues thrown up by the proposal to restrict access to online porn



Young people – want better relationships education? Time to speak up!

25th October 2010

Dr Petra

Tweet As we already are sadly aware, the future of sex education in the UK remains unclear. Despite promises for…



STIs, sexual health worries and HPA data – what you need to know

25th August 2010

Dr Petra

TweetThe Health Protection Agency has released its most recent figures on Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) (including HIV) today. This is…



11 years old, on the pill and sexually active? The media loses the news again

2nd August 2010

Dr Petra

TweetParents across the UK are understandably being made anxious by news reports today suggesting: Rise in 11 year olds on…



Age of consent, underage sex and media panics – what you need to know

19th July 2010

Dr Petra

TweetOver the past couple of years we’ve seen a particular preoccupation with Western media about underage sex. This has included…