[A] smart, earnest, and timely assessment.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review “Accessible prose and narrative style will bring the work of many thoughtful experts to a wider audience….Young adults, parents, educators, and activists alike will find this passionate work a timely conversation starter.” — Library Journal “Sex and teenagers have always gone together, but parents reading Orenstein’s frank exploration of current trends may still be in for a shock….
She will be recommended to go for psychiatric evaluation.“We will complete the investigation paper before submitting it to the Deputy Public Prosecutor for further action,” he said.“The teacher got more information about her year-long sexual escapades before accompanying her to lodge a police report that day,” he said.Yesterday, police arrested 11 schoolboys aged between 13 and 16 from three schools and another two suspects aged 21, said ACP Kamaluddin.In Orenstein’s hands these issues are never reduced to simplistic “truths;” rather, her powerful reporting opens up a dialogue on a potent, often silent, subtext of American life today—giving readers comprehensive and in-depth information with which to understand, and navigate, this complicated new world. Both an examination of sexual culture and a guide on how to improve it.... is impressive.” — Laura Stepp, Washington Post “Nonsensational but deeply entertaining….
A must-read.” — People, Book of the Week “A nuanced read for anyone who remembers being a young woman and anyone who is raising the next generation of girls (and boys) for whom we hope the future holds sexual satisfaction, not pain or disappointment.” — Rebecca Traister, More “I’m not going to tell you to go right now and buy a copy….
The trysts came to light after one of the Form Two girl’s male classmates revealed her exploits to their school’s counselling teacher.
On Wednesday, the teacher pulled up the 14-year-old and interrogated her.
offers a clear-eyed picture of the new sexual landscape girls face in the post-princess stage—high school through college—and reveals how they are negotiating it.
A generation gap has emerged between parents and their girls.
During the session, the girl admitted to having sex with different guys since Form One at various locations in the school – in the classrooms, below the staircase, prayer room – as well as at abandoned houses and even her own home.