Research + News | Topic: Sexual Abuse
Dec 15, 2021
Billie Eilish Says Porn Fixation Starting At Age 11 ‘Destroyed’ Her Brain
The “Bad Guy” singer said violent sex videos warped her perspective on healthy relationships. Read the article here.
Nov 5, 2021
E-Violence Increases Through Early Adolescence But Declines As Teens Become Adults
Electronic dating violence—including electronic harassment, coercion and monitoring—starts increasing in preadolescence but curves as teens reach young adulthood, according to a new University of Michigan study. Read the article here.
Oct 6, 2021
Certain Teens May Be At Higher Risk For Online Threats
The researchers also found that two years after Internet usage was monitored on the laptops, the participants who had viewed more pornography were more likely to be engaging in risky sexual behaviors. Additionally, those who had spent more time on social media were more likely to experience cyberbullying two years later. Read the article here.
Sep 17, 2021
An Illicit Snapchat Video Was Shared By Students. It Led To The Arrest Of 3 Teens
Three Florida Keys teenage boys were arrested after a video showing two of them engaging in sexual acts with a 12-year-old girl was shared by students, police said. Read the article here.
Jul 26, 2021
‘Anorexia Coach’: Sexual Predators Online Are Targeting Teens Wanting To Lose Weight. Platforms Are Looking The Other Way
There’s no shortage of people online looking to exploit and manipulate the vulnerable among us. One such group is anorexia coaches, or “anacoaches”. Read the article here.
Jul 23, 2021
Parents’ Fears Over Sexting And Abuse Among Teenagers
A vivid picture of sexual assaults and harassment in teenagers’ lives has been laid bare in recent months but parents rarely speak about the emotional turmoil they face. Read the article here.
Dec 18, 2020
Fed-Up Teens Are Outing Their Rapists On TikTok
Social media may feel like some women’s only route to justice. Read the article here.
Apr 15, 2020
7 Tactics A Child Predator Uses To Lure Kids: Red Flag Phrases Every Parent Needs To Know
Learning about the tactics and tricks child predators use will help parents be more aware. Read the article here.
Dec 17, 2019
When 6th Graders Can Access Rape Porn On Their Smartphones, School Becomes Toxic
No 11-year-old should have to deal with, or even know, about things like this. Read the article here.
Dec 9, 2019
Tinder Lets Known Sex Offenders Use The App. It’s Not The Only One.
Match Group, which owns most major online dating services, screens for sexual predators on Match — but not on Tinder, OkCupid or PlentyofFish. Read the article here.