I’ve definitely had my issues with Seventeen magazine in the past, and as a young sex educator am always a little leery of studies like this one, mostly because they allow adult readers to generalize from the statistics without being exposed to the intricate, convoluted reasons why things are the way they are. But this time, Seventeen got it right: the issue, out on newsstands, talks respectfully and frankly to young women, in a space where they are all eyes, about sex and the real world — and allows us to learn a few things in the process.
Youth Specialties links highlights Seventeen Tackles New Teen (Pregnancy) Trend in their weekly email. Go read the article, very interesting and thought provoking. Here are a few clips: