Sexual Issues<br />Harassment, Dating Violence, Rape<br />
Sexting – Don’t Do It!!!!<br />Do you want to be a registered sex offender?<br />Creating, transmitting, and even possessing a nude, seminude, or sexually explicit image of a minor can be considered child pornography. <br />Having it on your phone is considered possession.<br />Child pornography is determined by the age of the person IN the picture, NOT the age of the person viewing it.<br />Sexting is being sexually active! You are sharing your body with another individual.<br />
Sexual Harassment<br />Sexual harassment can happen to girls and boys. <br />Sexual harassers can be fellow students, teachers, principals, janitors, coaches, and other school officials. <br />
Examples<br />Unwelcome touching, grabbing, <br /> mooning, flashing, rubbing <br />Suggestive comments, inappropriate compliments, or jokes <br />Sexually explicit pictures, posters, calendars <br />Spreading sexual rumors <br />Requests for sex <br />Intrusive questions about a person's private life or body <br />Insults, name-calling or taunts based on your sex <br />Derogatory graffiti <br />Sexually explicit e-mails, text messages, etc. <br />
Sexual harassment is serious. <br /><ul><li>Tell the person who is harassing you that his/her behavior offends you.
Write down what happened, the date it happened, where it happened, and who else may have seen or heard the harassment.
Save any texts or pictures the harasser sent you.
Tell your parents or another adult.</li></li></ul><li>Violence<br />One out of three teenage girls report experiencing physical violence from a dating partner, yet many of them stay in the relationship stating, <br /> “But I love him,” or <br /> “A bad relationship <br /> is better than no <br /> relationship at all.” <br />
Violence<br />Teen dating violence often is hidden because teenagers typically: <br />are inexperienced with dating relationships. <br />are pressured by peers to act violently. <br />want independence from parents. <br />have "romantic" views of love. <br />Teen dating violence most often takes place in the home of one of the partners. <br />
Warning signs:<br />Dating violence or abuse affect one in four teens. Abuse isn't just hitting. It's yelling, threatening, name calling, saying "I'll kill myself if you leave me," obsessive phone calling or paging, and extreme possessiveness.<br />Are you going out with someone who... <br />is jealous and possessive, won't let you have friends, checks up on you or won't accept breaking up? <br />tries to control you by being bossy, giving orders, making all the decisions or not taking your opinion seriously? <br />puts you down in front of friends or tells you that you would be nothing without him or her? <br />scares you? Makes you worry about reactions to things you say or do? Threatens you?<br />is violent? Has a history of fighting, loses his or her temper quickly, brags about mistreating others? Grabs, pushes, shoves, or hits you? <br />pressures you for sex or is forceful or scary about sex? Gets too serious about the relationship too fast? <br />abuses alcohol or other drugs and pressures you to use them? <br />has a history of failed relationships and always blames the other person for all of the problems? <br />makes your family and friends uneasy and concerned for your safety? <br />Don't let it<br />happen to <br />you.<br />
Rape<br />Rape (forced intercourse)<br />Acquaintance Rape (someone you know)<br />Date Rape (someone you date)<br />Statutory Rape <br /> (Carnal Knowledge of minor)<br />Sexual Assault (inappropriate<br /> touches and worse)<br />
An estimated 1 out of 4 women and 1 out of 6 men have experienced rape or attempted rape. <br />It is estimated that a rape or attempted rape takes place about once very TWO minutes! <br />More than half young women raped (68 percent) knew their rapist either as a boyfriend, friend or casual acquaintance. DOES NOT APPEAR TO BE A CREEPER!<br />
Remember . . .<br />Victims of sexual assault DO NOT cause their assaults. They were not asking for it.<br />Perpetrators (rapists) are always responsible for their behavior. <br />No Consent<br />No Sex<br />RAPE: Short word, long sentence.<br />
One more time . . .<br />No Consent<br />No Sex<br />