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5 Proven Tips To Prep Your Teen For Today's Sexual Culture

Think about it this way: Who is preparing your teen if you are not? Someone is talking to them, even if it is not you.<p>I know this topic is something most parents would rather not think about until their teen is much, much older. Maybe even wait until their teen is married with kids of their own. …

Middle School

People are working themselves to death in Japan and the government is finally taking it seriously

<i>Karoshi</i>, or death from overwork, has long been associated with Japan’s highly demanding work culture that emphasizes in-office face time and extra hours. For the first time, the government has crunched the numbers to find out just how bad the problem is.<p>Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and …

A Silent Epidemic

Our public schools are struggling<br>to handle millions of students<br>with mental health problems.<br>Here’s why.<p>Sept. 7, 2016<p>Go<p>There are more than 50 million public school students in the U.S.<p>Source: 2013 CDC report on children’s mental health<p>As many as 1 in 5 shows signs of a mental health disorder.<p>A mental …

Mental Health

The first US presidential debate will be shown in gender studies classes for years to come

There is a unwritten rule in presidential debates—and general conversation—that people should not interrupt each other. All too often in professional situations, men interrupt women.<p>The first US presidential debate in history to feature a woman a candidate has proven to be a textbook example of …

Presidential Debate

Come clean, racists! Closeted Trump supporters and racism-deniers are a lot more dangerous

<b>(Getty/sharpshutter)</b><p>As a black man, I like my racism to be slam-dunked in my face — the closet Trump fans and racism-deniers are worse<p>D. Watkins<p>September 24, 2016 8:30pm (UTC)<p>I had an annoying three-and a-half-hour layover at Philadelphia International Airport. Like most grownups in such a …

Donald Trump

North Korean defectors who became Chinese brides end silence

North Korean defectors who became brides for rural Chinese men, they faced another excruciating choice when they suffered abuse: to flee to South Korea and leave their children. Women who've made that choice have lived with the guilt and shame for years, but some are breaking their silence and …

Black Girls, Domestic Violence, and the Limits of Self-Defense

The case of Bresha Meadows, an African American teenage girl in Ohio, is a sad commentary on the failure of the state to protect victims of domestic …

Domestic Violence