FREE Discussion Starter: Cyrus Confirms Bisexuality
16 June 2015
In the News New York—Saying she’s “open to every single thing that’s consenting and…legal,” Miley Cyrus bares all in a just-released Paper magazine cover story. The pop star, now 22, describes being just 14 when she told her mom she loved girls just as much..
Discussion Starter: Duggar Parents ‘Did the Best We Could’
05 June 2015
In the News Tontitown, Ark.—Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, parents of the 19 Kids and Counting reality-show clan, are defending their handling of oldest son Josh’s “very bad mistakes” more than a decade ago. When Josh was 14, he admitted to improperly touching four of..
Discussion Starter: Mom Shames Daughter for Racy Facebook Page
26 May 2015
In the News Denver—After discovering that her 13-year-old daughter was pretending to be 19 on Facebook and posting inappropriate photos, mom Val Starks berated the girl in a video she posted to the social-media site. “You still have a bedtime,” Starks said, making the girl..
Discussion Starter: Over-reported Outbreak Sparks Sex-Ed Controversy
18 May 2015
In the News Crane, Texas—A small town recently made headlines when a report surfaced of an STD outbreak at its high school, which uses an abstinence-only sex-ed curriculum. Although that report was later disproven, it sparked debate about what teenagers should be taught about sexuality...
Discussion Starter: Zero-Tolerance Mom Ends Son’s Melee
30 April 2015
In the News Baltimore—Amid protests that shuttered much of Baltimore this week, an unlikely figure emerged. Angered to see her 16-year-old son Michael throwing objects at police, Toya Graham confronted him while cameras rolled. “Are you for real? Really?” she screamed, while smacking him repeatedly,..