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HuffPo Blog Encourages Teen Sex Sleepovers to Parents
NewsBusters ^ | August 16, 2013 | Katie Yoder

Posted on 08/16/2013 8:40:31 AM PDT by madprof98

Forget traditional sleepovers full of facials and chick flicks, sexual sleepovers are the latest fad – or so The Huffington Post Blog says.

The Huffington Post’s Soraya Chemaly asked parents in her latest article, “How Do You Feel About Sex and Teenage Sleepovers?” She argued that parents should encourage them, unless they “just like porn and think it's a fine substitute.” Chemaly schemed, “Why would you create a situation where your children are forced to hide, sneak around, be dishonest, be uncomfortable, take unnecessary risks and make uninformed decisions about their physical and emotional health?”

Drawing inspiration from the book “How To Think More About Sex” by Alain de Botton (perhaps more well known for authoring “Religion for Atheists”), Chemaly built her argument. “Why not teach children,” she asked, “how to have sex well, the way you teach them how to do other things?”

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The Huffington Post piece is actually mild compared to Amanda Marcotte's more influential USA Today column, "Teens and Sex in Dad's House," which cannot be posted on this site. The link is here.

If people were wondering what the next leftist "liberation" cause is likely to be, we may have found it.

1 posted on 08/16/2013 8:40:31 AM PDT by madprof98
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To: madprof98

These used to be called “orgies”. And forgive me, but “they’re going to do it anyway” sounds a little weak when it comes to orgies.


2 posted on 08/16/2013 8:43:16 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Billthedrill

You can find nearly identical articles in Readers Digest back issues from the late 60’s/early 70’s.

Which pretty much explains how we got to where we are today.


3 posted on 08/16/2013 8:44:30 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: madprof98
Forget traditional sleepovers full of facials

May be a bad choice of words.

4 posted on 08/16/2013 8:48:11 AM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: madprof98
I remember back around 1980, my mom would shake her head in disgust at the sexual openness and say, "Before long, they will just set up a couple hotel rooms in the High school for the teenagers to use."

I'm thinking she might have only been a few decades off. I wouldn't put it past some lib kook to propose every school have an "Exploration Room" where kids can explore their sexuality with individual or group of their choosing. Since according to libs, your "right" to sexual freedom is the most important right in existence and shouldn't but up to the whims of uptight moralistic parents.

5 posted on 08/16/2013 8:49:03 AM PDT by apillar
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Wasn’t Readers Digest just a conglomerant magazine of other magazine articles?

I don’t think they had much of thier own content did they?


6 posted on 08/16/2013 8:49:08 AM PDT by Rightly Biased (Avenge me Girls AVENEGE ME!!!! ( I don't have any son's))
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To: Larry Lucido
I was a teenager when the film Endless Love portrayed a Brooke Shields sleeping with her boyfriend at home.

Our initial reaction was, "pretty cool!"
Followed by, "and kinda weird!"


7 posted on 08/16/2013 8:50:04 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: madprof98

And people wonder why so many prospective parents are taking a pass on having kids.


8 posted on 08/16/2013 8:50:24 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If you don't care about Antonio Santiago, sure as hell don't whine about Trayvon Martin.)
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To: Rightly Biased

RD went through this weird period where they would select articles to the right of Genghis Khan on foreign policy and defense issues, and from the streets of Haight-Ashbury on social issues and sexual mores.


9 posted on 08/16/2013 8:51:11 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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10 posted on 08/16/2013 8:53:01 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: madprof98

Huff Post etiquette also calls for the progressive parent to provide marijuana, some alcohol, condoms and easy referrals to planned parenthood. Brownies optional. Decadence on display.


11 posted on 08/16/2013 8:53:15 AM PDT by allendale
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To: madprof98

It would be nice if somebody wrote
“How to connect your loving heart with your horny body”.
“How to take other people seriously, and quit using them.”
“The real value of sexual purity”
“How to get people who don’t know what innocence is and why it is important to shut up.”


12 posted on 08/16/2013 8:53:41 AM PDT by married21
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To: Larry Lucido

Given that this is a Leftist article, the choice of words is probably intentional...


13 posted on 08/16/2013 8:54:10 AM PDT by Old Sarge (Opinions are like orgasms: only mine count, and I couldn't care less if you have one...)
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To: madprof98

“If people were wondering what the next leftist “liberation” cause is likely to be, we may have found it.”

No...that will be when parents are encouraged to ‘join in’


14 posted on 08/16/2013 8:54:30 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms." H. Amiel)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Ohh. You went there! :D


15 posted on 08/16/2013 8:55:47 AM PDT by JCBreckenridge
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To: Larry Lucido

Forget traditional sleepovers full of facials

May be a bad choice of words.
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16 posted on 08/16/2013 8:56:11 AM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Leave it in the trash can out back. :-)


17 posted on 08/16/2013 8:58:31 AM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: madprof98

Any idiot who touts the Netherlands as a great example of the joys of sexual liberation for teenagers is a jackwad of the first degree. The Netherlands is rather infamous for their tolerance (heck outright affirmation)of pedophilia.


18 posted on 08/16/2013 9:02:05 AM PDT by lastchance ("Nisi credideritis, non intelligetis" St. Augustine)
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To: madprof98
In the distant past, teens would have sex in dad's house, but as a married couple, and any children that were created were quickly integrated into a larger family. The young couple would eventually leave the home to build their own, but for a time, they lived with a parent.

Wealthy European families would sometimes call on a young man of good stock to be with a daughter so as to insure her coupling would yield a healthy, intelligent child. Left to her own, she might join with a lesser boy.

Even today a similar thing happens in some countries under an arranged marriage system.

I'm not sure what the answer is. My feeling is that any new social rules ought always be made in such a way that they harmonize with God (or nature, or higher power, etc).

I know that anything is preferable to what we have now -- girls and boys making kids they can't take care of, that go on to make more girls and boys they can't take care of. It's out of control and the country is filling up with base born products of base beds. Chicago is full of out of control youth that are killing each other.

Adults need to be more involved with guiding reproduction and sex because teens, if left to themselves, are not always going to make the right choices, and society at large will pay a price.

19 posted on 08/16/2013 9:03:45 AM PDT by freerepublicchat
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To: madprof98
"....the way you teach them how to do other things?”

I don't teach them other things with everybody naked, grinding and bumping against each other, thank you very much.

Intellectual dork.

20 posted on 08/16/2013 9:05:37 AM PDT by hummingbird (THE LIBERTY AMENDMENTS by Mark Levin. He's got a great plan!)
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To: Billthedrill

A generation that has no idea of the necessity of writing “Thank you” notes after a social event where gifts were exchanged or received has no business at an orgy.

I knew the writing of “thank you” notes after such a event would be more time consuming than not so I always declined invites to such soirees. Besides who does not dread that awkward “haven’t I seen you before?” moments already without bringing into just what you might have seen before into the mix?


21 posted on 08/16/2013 9:05:39 AM PDT by lastchance ("Nisi credideritis, non intelligetis" St. Augustine)
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To: freerepublicchat

Age of puberty has declined to approx. 12.

Age of typical first marriage is now in the 30’s (after we get a career on track and get the student loans under control.)

Is that a problem? Sure. HuffPo is proposing an absurd remedy though.

I married at 24 and my wife was 20. Not being Mormons, most around us thought that to be absurdly young. But perhaps that is a discussion worth having.


22 posted on 08/16/2013 9:09:15 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: apillar

More than twenty years ago Rush Limbaugh announced that a member of his studio staff had converted the guest bedroom in his house into a place where his teenage son & son’s girlfriend could have safe sex without the risks of cheap motels or car backseats. The staffer’s name was Joel Santesteban.

Callers were outraged, especially one woman who was so livid that she couldn’t even say his name right and kept referring to “Mister Aldo La Screwerini” as a poor example of a parent. Rush tried to correct her but she kept fuming about how he should fire “Mister Screwerini!!!”

As Rush says, truth is always stranger than fiction because fiction requires logic.


23 posted on 08/16/2013 9:10:20 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: madprof98

When I had young impressionable children I wouldn’t let my 75 YO father and his girlfriend sleep in the same room when they came for visits. It would have given my kids the wrong message. I still won’t let my grown daughters and their boyfriends stay in the same room during visits. My house, my rules.


24 posted on 08/16/2013 9:11:06 AM PDT by Brooklyn Attitude (Obama being re-elected is the political equivalent of OJ being found not guilty.)
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To: madprof98
“Why not teach children,” she asked, “how to have sex well, the way you teach them how to do other things?”

Oh, gee, I don't know. Maybe because of THE LAW!!!? Putting aside the amorality of it, does the phrase "statutory rape" ring any bells, you morons?

25 posted on 08/16/2013 9:12:16 AM PDT by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: allendale

And don’t forget the community organizers ground forces who will be paid to offer instructions and register the participants to vote...democrat.


26 posted on 08/16/2013 9:17:58 AM PDT by sarasota
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To: william clark
“Why not teach children,” she asked, “how to have sex well, the way you teach them how to do other things?”

Spoken like someone who did not have the experience of trying to teach my daughter to drive...


27 posted on 08/16/2013 9:18:25 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: lastchance

Yeah, I think the age of consent is what, 14 or 15 in Holland?


28 posted on 08/16/2013 9:35:56 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Buckeye McFrog
I married at 24 and my wife was 20. Not being Mormons, most around us thought that to be absurdly young. But perhaps that is a discussion worth having.

And one routinely hears stories of couples that were together for 50+years after running away together as teens because their parents disapproved.

There's got to be an approach to all this that is compatible with the spirit of conservatism. Turning a blind eye to what is happening right now among teens with respect to sex and pregnancy is going to lead to disaster. We're on our way to becoming a poverty stricken socialist 3rd world country that spends all its money taking care of the poor that go on to make more poor.

I think teachers that call for contraception in schools see this coming. They're on the front lines. They see the next generation. Many of them are out of control and wild making more young and wild kids.

I'm not sure contraception in schools is the right move, though, but something needs to be done and done quickly.

29 posted on 08/16/2013 9:37:25 AM PDT by freerepublicchat
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To: madprof98

Heading towards Brave New World at warp speed.


30 posted on 08/16/2013 9:38:32 AM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: madprof98

So the huffpost is becoming more like cosmopolitan. That’s the nearest ariana huffington will come to ever being on the cover of cosmo.


31 posted on 08/16/2013 9:53:04 AM PDT by I want the USA back
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To: madprof98

Oh BARF!


32 posted on 08/16/2013 10:53:23 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: madprof98

Damn! Where was HuffPo when I was a teenager? The backseats of cars were just SO uncomfortable, especially the backseat of a Mustang.


33 posted on 08/16/2013 10:53:48 AM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: Larry Lucido

LOL!


34 posted on 08/16/2013 11:38:00 AM PDT by pluvmantelo (A Greenie is one distraught knowing that somewhere, someone is living above subsistence level.)
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To: madprof98

Placemark


35 posted on 08/16/2013 9:01:21 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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