Teen Attitudes Towards Sex & Sexual Identity

GUESTS: Lauri Appelbaum Facilitator, Gay Lesbian Bisexual Trangender (GLBT) Support Group and Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) at Washburn High School Lynn Bretl Youth Health Counselor at the Naitonal Teen Pregnancy Prevention Research Center Softball coach at Washburn High School Dr. Robert Blum Professor and Director, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Health at the University of Minnesota (specializing in teenage sexuality) Talk of the Nation will broadcast live from Washburn High School in Minneapolis as part of the Changing Face of America Series. From AIDs to Monica Lewinsky to our increasingly explicit media, today's young people have been exposed to much more sex than generations before them. While research shows a slight rise in abstinent behavior and a growing return to modesty among today's teens, this new generation is also proving to be more tolerant about many issues including sexual identity. Join Juan Williams and guests as they talk with teens about their attitudes towards sex and sexual identity.



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