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How Can We Help Kids Define What Is and Isn't Healthy Sexuality?

In an age of free porn, rape-promoting video games and stupid advice videos from grown men, childhood sexual exploration is trickier than ever. There are no easy answers. Herewith, a few starting points.

Too $hort Calls XXL Video Debacle a Blessing in Disguise

Bad publicity, an enlightening conversation with activist dream hampton and “karma” produce an a-ha! moment for the rapper who instructed middle school boys to “turn out” their female classmates.

5 Things Too $hort & Hip-Hop Media Can Learn About Sexual Violence

Ways to regroup and do better after the debacle of Too $hort’s violent, rape-celebrating video.

Nearly 47k Sign Petition to Fire XXL Mag. Editor Vanessa Satten

Close to 47,000 members of, the nation’s largest online black civil rights organization, have signed a petition calling on Harris Publications to fire XXL Magazine editor Vanessa Satten.

Petition Calling on XXL Mag. to Fire Editor Surpasses Signature Goal

Just before 10:00am this morning the petition calling on Harris Publications to fire XXL Magazine editor-in-chief Vanessa Satten reached its goal of getting 1,000 signatures.

Hundreds Petition to Fire XXL Mag. Editor After Too Short Sparks 'Rape' Talk

“We are appalled that this video was disseminated, further contributing to a culture of sexual violence,” say organizers calling on XXL Mag’s publisher to fire the editor.