It is one of the most infamous episodes of "The Oprah Winfrey Show. When it comes to concerns about kids these days , that might seem like an awfully dated reference. After all, we've long since moved on to fretting about the corrupting influence of Miley Cyrus' twerking behind. But that just goes to show how quickly we cycle through panics about teens and sex. Bogle, takes a deep dive into media coverage and online discussions surrounding three alleged phenomena that seized parental anxiety in the new millennium: rainbow parties, sex bracelets -- color-coded jewelry that supposedly signaled the sexual acts one was open to -- and sexting. The authors found scant evidence to support the existence of the first two.
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Staff Reporter 06 Aug The show featured Dr Laura Berman who said mothers should give their daughters as much information about sex as possible, including masturbation from the ages of 10 onwards. She spoke of how girls, especially in the United States, were used to giving oral sex to boys from a young age. Create Account Lost Your Password? Toggle navigation Toggle profile. Create Account.
New Study: No 'Epidemic' of Teen Oral Sex
Television watchdogs have reportedly received over 1, complaints about Oprah Winfrey after an episode of her nationally syndicated show featured detailed discussions about oral and anal sex. Stern has accused the FCC of operating a "McCarthy-like witch-hunt," in its campaign to rid the airwaves of indecency. The crusade was prompted by Janet Jackson's famous stunt during this year's Super Bowl half-time show in which the singer exposed her breast.
Is it true, as Oprah Winfrey said in , that there is an "oral-sex epidemic" among America's teenagers? Ever since stories emerged in The New York Times and USA Today about the supposed occurrence of "rainbow parties," at which girls put on different shades of lipstick and give oral sex to a group of boys producing the "rainbow" , there has been an acute interest in and questions about the sexual behavior of teens. But despite all the concerns, no one seemed to ask if the epidemic really existed. Researchers from the Guttmacher Institute have done the first national study of teenagers and noncoital sexual activity and have found that while over half of toyear-olds have engaged in oral sex, they do not appear to be substituting oral sex for intercourse, nor are they commonly having oral sex with multiple partners. Rachel Jones: Contrary to popular perception, large numbers of teens are not substituting oral sex [or anal sex] for vaginal sex [in order to] maintain their technical virginity.