Abstinence-only education still comprises nearly half of the nation’s curriculums despite its complete impracticality. These teachings disproportionately endanger young women, too. Sex ed must enter the 21st century and work to actually educate young people, rather than shame them.
The Facebook Files are upsetting — but why is the general public acting like Facebook had a well-kept secret? The impact of social media apps, especially Instagram, on the mental health of young adults has been an elephant in the room for at least a decade.