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What's clearly offensive to parents is a big gray area for kids — especially when it's one of their beloved YouTube celebs.

Talking To Kids About YouTube Celebs Who Cross The Line

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Common Sense Media    |   02.11.19   |   SHARE
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I don't think I had ever realized how important it is to me that my son be able to think for himself and be his own person. Image: Thinkstock.

What I Want My Son To Know About Being His Own Person

We live in a world where people are easily influenced. Heck, I'm a writer and influencer for a living, so I get this in its most extreme state. But Read...
Allison Cooper    |   08.9.16   |   SHARE
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Where's that lip stencil? (Credit: YouTube)

100 Years Of Beauty Trends

A riveting new one-minute video got us thinking: How has beauty evolved over the decades? Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   12.2.14   |   SHARE
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Wells Fargo Employee Sends Income Inequality Email To CEO—And 200,000 Employees

To fight the injustice of inequitable compensation at one of the world's largest corporations, Tyrel Oates took matters into his own hands. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   10.13.14   |   SHARE
Ummm, did the token Asian call in sick? Courtesy of Colleen Criss

Why Dove's "Real" Beauty Campaign is a Load of Crap

A father began a petition asking Dove to fess up to their Photoshopping. Request? Denied. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   08.9.14   |   SHARE
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Wait, Kesha is a Minister and Married a Gay Couple?

The pop star has opened up about the time she officiated a same-sex wedding. Can she help bring awareness to the issue? Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   07.8.14   |   SHARE
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Quote of the Day: Sir Elton John Says Jesus Would've Supported Gay Rights Because He Was "All About Love and Compassion"

Hold me closer, tiny dancer. Oh, and chat with Jesus while you're at it. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   06.30.14   |   SHARE
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