Sex education should tackle pornography and sexting, says public

Feb 27, 2017 by

by Hannah Ellis-Petersen, Guardian: Teaching children how to deal with pornography and sexting should be an integral part of sex education, according to the majority of British adults. A survey found that 75% of those who responded believe that teachers should address the harmful impact of...

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Text Patterns

Feb 26, 2017 by

by Alan Jacobs, The New Atlantis: structures of presumption: case studies, One of the most disturbing books I’ve read in a long time is Richard Beck’s We Believe the Children: A Moral Panic in the 1980s. Beck recounts the history of a time when a great many Americans became convinced that day-care...

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Tory MP: Schools are ‘not the place’ for education on LGBT issues

Feb 23, 2017 by

by Nick Duffy, Pink News: A Tory MP has come out against LGBT-inclusive sex and relationship education, saying that schools are not the place for LGBT issues. Craig Mackinlay, the MP for South Thanet, made the comments after former equalities minister Maria Miller led calls for statutory sex and...

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Christian Alternative to Boy Scouts Sees Increase in Membership

Feb 22, 2017 by

from Family Policy Alliance: The Boy Scouts of America recently announced it will accept girls who say they identify as boys into its ranks. The move brought a rush of interest in Trail Life USA, a Christian alternative to the Boy Scouts. The group’s website was busy with families asking how to...

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The New Research: Missing Fathers, Swelling Waistlines

Feb 20, 2017 by

from The Family in America: With good reason, public-health officials have spared no effort in combatting the epidemic in childhood obesity, typically by advocating dietary reforms. If they attend to a study recently completed in Denmark, however, they may realize that they need to direct their...

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Lone parents cause child poverty

Feb 14, 2017 by

by Kathy Gyngell, TCW: Sir Paul Coleridge’s devastating account of the decline of marriage and the inexorable rise of lone parenthood and cohabitation should give Mrs May’s ‘social reform’ team at Number Ten pause for thought. What’s crystal clear is that Britain’s rising level of illegitimacy – a...

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