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Up to Date with Steve Kraske: - College Freshman and Sexuality. A lot of parents will be sending kids off for their first year of college soon. For many that will include living in the dorm. But a lot of parents, and even some young adults, may not be ready for what they’ll find there, particularly when it comes to sex. Dr. Wes and Cornell sophomore Sarah Lieberman say the transition from high school to adulthood is often a rocky (and raucous) one sexually. They discuss what they’re seeing...
Pornography and Teens 2015
Pornography is readily available and free and young people are taking advantage of that. Dr. Wes is joined by Michael Kraske and "Morgan" to discuss how porn can affect relationship expectations and where it can turn into an addiction.
St. Louis on the Air: GLBTQ Teens and Young Adults
It may be easier than ever before for young people to be open and curious about their sexuality; or at least, Julia Poe of Prairie Village, Kansas seems to think so. Poe identifies as bisexual and believes that for people of her generation, coming out is becoming more common and less traumatic—just as same-sex marriage, recently legalized across the country, is increasingly frequent and accepted.
Fox4 Morning Show: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Teens: 2015
If you have a teen, you’ve probably got a lot on your mind already. But Dr. Wes Crenshaw says today's parents should add one more thing to that list—their teen’s sexual identity. He’s joined by Julia Poe, recent graduate of Shawnee Mission East High School to discuss why things are changing so rapidly.
Consent-Based Sex Ed
Dr. Wes discusses a value-based approach to sex education on this appearance on KPR Presents.
SnapChat and Sexting
Dr. Wes and Emily VanSchmus join Abby Eden on Fox4 Evening News to discuss how fast, easy access to sexually explicit online material leaves today's teenagers surprisingly unconcerned about posting their own explicit images and content.
ADHD and Dating
On this episode of KCUR's Up to Date, Dr. Wes discusses how ADHD affects romantic relationships.
Real Teen Love in a Sea of Random Hook-ups
Parents may be a little behind on how teens really couple or don't couple these days. I join Steve with a panel of real experts--high school seniors who know a lot about the rare art of teenage monogamy, and how your teen can find real romance instead of another disposable love
Teen Dating and Sexuality
Dr. Wes and a Panel of Young Adults discuss what's happening today in teen sexuality.
The Birds, the Bees, and ADHD: Safe Sex Tips
Young adults with ADHD are often impulsive, which interferes with smart decisions — especially when it comes to sex. Check out these three tips to help keep your sex life happy, healthy, and safe.

Talking to Teenagers about Dating, Sex and Love
In this installment of Our Two Sense, psychologist Dr. Wes Crenshaw and high-school senior Kyra Haas offer ideas for talking to teenagers about dating, sex, and love. Just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Expert Q&A: Why Internet Pornography is Bad for Your Teen
These days, teenagers can access explicit pornography with just a click or two on any Internet-enabled device, including a phone.
Valentine's Day 2013
Teens and young adults in the modern dating world.
Date Rape and Sexual Assault
Tammara Webber, author of "Easy," joins Dr. Wes to discuss this important topic and take listeners' calls about how teens and young adults can reduce the risk of sexual assault and how to cope when it happens.
Plan B and Other Topics
Dr. Wes discusses several teen topics, including the new guidelines on emergency contraception; how to handle young adults over the holidays; and end the semester stress over finals.

The Hookup Culture—Expert View: Understanding Teen Attitudes Toward Sex
Dr. Wes discusses teen hook-up culture in a series of Your Teen articles.

Is My Teen Sexually Active?
In this installment of Our Two Sense, psychologist Dr. Wes Crenshaw and high-school senior Kyra Haas discuss teen sexuality and its place in today's culture.
Teen Break-Ups: How Can Parents Help?
As Neil Sedaka sings, “Breaking up is hard to do…” In this edition of Our Two Sense, Dr. Wes and Kyra offer tips for helping teenagers handle a break up with a romantic partner.
Up to Date with Steve Kraske: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Teens: 2015
The culture for gay, bisexual, lesbian, transgender, and queer teens is changing so rapidly that it’s hard to keep up. Dr. Wes Crenshaw and Julia Poe, National High School Journalist of the Year, discuss LGBTQ issues among high school students and offer parents a way to help their children better understand their sexual and gender identities.
Dating, Hanging Out, and Hooking Up
New Double Take author Kendra Schwartz joins Dr. Wes and Loren Halifax on the Fox4 Morning Show to discuss how how teens couple today and how we'd like to see a little romance blossom in place of random hook-ups.
Dr. Wes Break-up Rules
It's never any fun, but there's a way to break up a romantic relationship, and a way not to. How teens, young adults, and everyone else can improve their relationship endings.




Gay, Straight, Queer, Trans? That’s Cool.
In this installment of Our Two Sense, Wes and Kyra explain just how quickly things are changing when it comes to sexual identity and teenagers.