Let’s be clear– I didn’t start wearing a bra because I needed it, but rather, because all the fifth grade girls called me disgusting for not wearing one.
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Recently my doctor scheduled a nutritionist appointment for me. At first, I was surprised at her suggestion. But after thinking…
Despite the heavy media attention paid to cyberbullying as of late, according to a poll given to dozens young people across California, physical bullying remains a lot more common than cyberbullying.
My new neighbors aren’t all that bad. We actually have more in common than I thought.
UC Berkeley is one of the latest campuses accused of mishandling sexual assault on campus. California lawmakers recently authorized an audit of UC Berkeley’s policies.
Today in America, puberty is beginning earlier than a generation ago. Researchers are debating the possible links to environmental chemicals, stress, and obesity. But regardless of cause, more and more kids are already well into puberty by the time sex education happens in school–which is usually fifth or sixth grade.
Youth Radio looks at three safety measures being used by the pros and compares them to what’s happening at the high school level.
When I was 17, I was living out on my own, free from my parents’ rules. But it was no…