THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 -- The types of sexual experiences girls have on the internet can help predict the kinds of risk they face offline, including HIV infections, physically violent relationships and sexual assault, new research suggests.
"Girls are under immense pressure to prove themselves to be sexually 'hot' or attractive online," said the study's lead author, Megan Maas. She is an assistant professor of human development and family studies at Michigan State University in East Lansing.
THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 -- For transgender teens and young adults, deciding whether to freeze their sperm or eggs in case they want children later on is a complex decision.
A transgender person is one whose gender at birth does not match the gender they identify with. In the past, trangender adults would transition with surgery and hormones. Now, new medical directions are allowing adolescents to take hormones to transition, and suppress their fertility, at earlier ages.