Tag Archives: Young People

Michele Bachmann’s daughters aren’t allowed to ask boys out

TweetMichele Bachmann didn’t go to her senior prom and she’s determined to ensure that her daughters won’t either. Or, at least, that’s what I gathered from this interview with Sean Hannity about Bachman’s new book. (Listen to the audio here.) BACHMANN: People do find out [in my book] that I did not get asked to [...]
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Chile’s student movement renews protests after negotiations fall apart

Tweet Chilean student leader Camila Vallejo (Image credit: Aliosha Marquez/AP) For the last several months, Chilean students have been in revolt. They’re demanding “free and equal quality” university education for all, and they’ve launched what’s become the nation’s largest protest movement since the days of Pinochet to get it. Since May, the movement has organized [...]
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10-year-old trans girl on being bullied by adults and accepted by her peers

TweetI love it when we get to hear from young people about what’s going on in their own lives. Too often, the voices of those most impacted by youth issues are ignored in favor of adults. So I was glad to read the words of a 10-year-old trans girl in England who returned to school [...]
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Not Oprah’s Book Club: Deep Secrets: Boys’ Friendships and the Crisis of Connection

Tweet Deep Secrets: Boys’ Friendships and the Crisis of Connection by developmental psychologist Niobe Way is a must-read for anyone concerned with the so-called “boy crisis,” anyone who is raising a boy in the U.S., and anyone who doubts that feminism can—and should—improve the lives of boys and men. In this richly-researched book, based on [...]
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New study on young people’s views on abortion

TweetLast week, the Public Religion Research Institute released a new study focused on millennials’ (18-29 year olds) views on abortion entitled “Committed to Availability, Conflicted About Morality: What the Millennial Generation Tells Us about the Future of the Abortion Debate and the Culture Wars.” One main take-away from the study is that attitudes on abortion [...]
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