Parents' Guide to

Stay Teen

By Carla Thornton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Nonpartisan info for teens on avoiding pregnancy.

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What you will—and won't—find in this website.

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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+


I think if your in love have sex

Is It Any Good?

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With its hip black-and-white Obamaesque design and fresh voice, Stay Teen is able to teach valuable lessons about teen pregnancy without coming off as stodgy or didactic. The teen-friendly, expertly written content covers everything from dating violence to contraception while providing light-hearted moments in the form of teen-created videos celebrating life, all under the umbrella of sexual responsibility. Not an easy thing to do but this site pulls it off nicely.

Online interaction: This site is primarily an educational tool, not a place for kids to network. Teens can upload and leave comments about videos, and they can "friend" the site in order to get updates at MySpace, Facebook, Twitter and Think MTV. The Youth Online Network mailing list announces contests and sends notifications when TV shows or magazines cover teen pregnancy. However, there are no chat, message board, or email tools. Comments on the site so far are sparse, and most of these are long, off-topic posts from girls either dealing with pregnancy scares or expressing satisfaction with being a teen mother.

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