Teens

"My parents thought that I’d learn the ways of the world at school or through my peers. The exact opposite turned out to be true."
KMOV reporter Paige Hulsey claimed the room was a "normal teen's bedroom," but many Twitter users noted it looked more like a quickly converted office.
String lights, acne patches and more great things teens can't get enough of.
A Trevor Project survey found that LGBTQ youth who had at least one accepting adult were 40% less likely to report suicide attempts in the past year.
Older kids and teens need to hone their skills to process what's in their feed ― and sniff out fake news.
Sex is part of "normal adolescent development," according to a new study that shows more than half of teens are sexually active.
My family’s views on mental health were generally conservative. We thought issues related to it were something that happened to other people — but surely not us.
A changing relationship to food in social isolation shouldn't be ignored.
"Colleges should release their applicants from the need to study for a three-hour test not just during the pandemic but for good."
They’re living through a massive economic crisis, and their schools are facing total upheaval. Some teenagers are suddenly tasked with becoming their family’s breadwinners.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order to ban U.S. transactions with TikTok owner ByteDance unless a deal is made with an American company.
For Gen Z, the boredom of quarantine spring has given way to a blazing summer of grassroots change.
Filmmaker Sarah Polley called it the "best film I've seen in a long time."
Teenagers' worlds have been rocked by COVID-19, and they're being left out of conversations about mental health and stress.
A sex-ed expert explains why talking about self-pleasure can help protect your family's health.
My mom taught me that I didn't have to follow the script if I didn't want to.
Sex educators share tips for making conversations about sexually transmitted infections less embarrassing for parents and kids.
President Trump says he plans to raise the age restriction on e-cigarettes to “21 or so.”
Toxic chemical fumes may be the cause of the mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping.
“How dare you!” Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg went after world leaders at the United Nations climate action summit.