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Canadian Pop Culture Icon Takes Teens Seriously

Four generations of Canadian television's "Degrassi" never shy away from covering teens' real dilemmas.

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The Book of Phoebe: A Classic After 20+ Years

The young adult classic, The Book of Phoebe, continues to delight readers 22 years after publication, with its irreverence, wit and unflinching look at the realities of learning sexuality.

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Documentary to Book: The Making of “Growing Up Fast”

Joanna Lipper shares the story of how she made a documentary about teenage moms, exploring the emotions, relationships and psychological forces that lead to teen pregnancy and parenthood.

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Praise for Sex in the City

Sex in the City remains an icon pf pop culture in part because they dealt with the complexity of women’s lives and their private decisions without sugar-coating difficult issues.

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Top Ten Movies that Deal Honestly with Abortion, Unintended Pregnancy, Sex Ed, and Related Issues

While watching Match Point on DVD the other night, I was dismayed to encounter one of my least favorite movie cop-outs of all time: a conversation about abortion where the characters refuse to say the word abortion. Lame, lame, lame.

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