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When Does a Picture Become Child Pornography?
'Playboy' Reveals Its First Non-Nude Issue
Younger students are no different than their older peers when it comes to sexting, a new study reports. More high school students are sending and receiving sexually explicit text messages or photos, and that makes them more likely to engage in other types of sexual activity as well. Now researchers say the same trends are trickling down to younger students in middle school. A new study published in the journal Pediatrics found that a significant number of adolescents between ages 12 and 14 sext, and that these children are more likely to kiss, have oral sex or sexual intercourse than their counterparts who did not send such explicit messages. The study surveyed seventh grade students from five urban public middle schools in Rhode Island.
Sexting in Middle School Means More Sex for Preteens and Teens
That has been much ado lately about child pornography — and the firestorm against this abominable practice is well deserved. There is very little that can offend the minds of most people as quickly and thoroughly as the prospect of children being sexually exploited by adults. Our instinct to protect our children, our nieces and nephews, or grandchildren, our cousins, often come pouring out with righteous purpose when we hear of yet another pervert who has been arrested for possessing child pornography.
A new kind of magazine. Playboy unveiled its highly anticipated first non-nude magazine on Thursday, February 4, after announcing major changes in October The March issue of the year-old publication is Snapchat-themed, with the caption "Heyyy ; " written in the app's signature gray bar and white font as a cover line. Aside from McDaniel, March's Playmate Dree Hemingway who, thanks to mom Mariel Hemingway , is a second-generation Playboy star , poses in a feature shoot tastefully wearing a robe.