Kids Gone Wild
From Rainbow Parties to Sexting, Understanding the Hype Over Teen Sex by Joel Best and Kathleen A. Bogle in epub + 51.44 Minutes Audio Bonus from Owen on strategies to apply to the children ministry in your local Church
Topics covered in this book
- 1 These Kids Today
- 2 How Legends Spread
- 3 Parents Beware: Packaging Legends as TV News
- 4 Online Conversations about Kids and Sex
- 5 Controlling Teen Sexting
- 6 Too Sexual Too Soon:
- Why Believe the Hype?
This twerking scandal is just one example of the media’s fascina- tion with stories about wantonly sexual kids in recent years. We have been told that schoolchildren are using sex bracelets to initiate sexual encounters, that junior high schoolers are attending rainbow parties, that high school students are not just sexting but also forming preg- nancy pacts, and so on. But a closer look at these stories may tell us more about what adults fear than about what kids and teens are actually doing sexually. What has us so scared?