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'Red Band Society' brings young adult angst to FOX in the most delightful way

The most popular comparison when it comes to talking about FOX's new dramedy "Red Band Society" is that "it's like 'The Breakfast Club,'" but that is almost doing the series a disservice. The show is much more than a look at an unlikely...Show More Summary

TN Cheerleaders Ignore The Law To Lead Prayer Over PA System At Football Game

I can't hate young, brainwashed cheerleaders for doing what they believe is the right thing. But I can despise the adults who keep spooning this kind of belligerent, anti-American nonsense into their heads. Why, I can just see the movie...Show More Summary

Young Adult Authors Honor Hispanic Heritage Month, Share Why 'We Need Diverse Books'

As a young girl, I used to pray in my bed every night that God would miraculously give me blonde hair, blue eyes, and creamy white skin. After that didn't work, I had another plan: hydrogen peroxide and lemon juice. Because putting that...Show More Summary

Twitter Sleuths Help Track Down Hate-Crime Suspects

A gay couple strolling around Philadelphia's Center City last week was harassed and assaulted by "a group of preppy-looking young adults," NBC 10 reports—but thanks to some social-media Sherlocks, police have made great headway in solving the case. A group of about a dozen people approached the victims at...

Governor Deal Actively Engages with African Americans

Governor Nathan Deal seems to be making a conscious effort to actively engage with African Americans and Young Adults / Millennials, two voter demographics for which the GOP is generally considered to lack appeal. The Governor made two back-to-back campaign stops Tuesday night to address a few voters from these groups, Young Professionals for Deal […]

Pew: For the first time, high schoolers care more than adults about the 1st Amendment

7 hours agoTechnology : Pando Daily

We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again: The kids are alright. Young people in America, despite attracting the ire of their elders for no other reason than being young, save more than their parents, read more books than their parents, and, according to a new Pew study, care more about the 1st Amendment than their parents. Show More Summary

Cara Delevingne Will Star In The Film Adaptation Of John Green’s “Paper Towns”

Cara Delevingne will take on the female lead in “Paper Towns” and Nat Wolff is in talks to co-star. The film is based on the young adult novel by John Green, who also wrote “The Fault In Our Stars.” [MTV] Netflix bought two seasons of a Judd Apatow comedy called “Love.” The series will star [...]

Q & A With Janice Gable Bashman, Author of Predator

Janice Gable Bashman is the Bram Stoker nominated author of Predator, her first novel and solo book project for young adults. Bashman is also the editor of The Big Thrill, an International Thriller Writers' magazine, and has had herShow More Summary

INSTAGRAM DEMOGRAPHICS: The Top Statistics That Make The App's Audience So Attractive To Brands

Instagram has suddenly become the go-to social network for young adults and teens in the United States. In a new report from BI Intelligence, we unpack data from over a dozen sources to understand how social media demographics are still shifting, including the migration of young users to photo-based social networking. Show More Summary

Miley Cyrus Posts a Photo of Young Miley Wearing a T-Shirt of Adult Miley Smoking Weed: Funny or F--ked Up?

If that headline seems a bit confusing, allow us to present you with a picture that's worth several thousand words: Yes, through the magic of Photoshop, Miley Cyrus was able to post a photo of her tween self rocking a t-shirt of herShow More Summary

COLOR SONG Release Day!

We don't often do self-promotion here at Writer Beware--but I have a new book out!Today is publication day for my young adult historical novel, Color Song. A tale of art, intrigue, and romance set in glorious 15th century Venice, it's...Show More Summary

Transgender Kids Who Delay Puberty Become Happy Healthy Young Adults, Study Finds

One study shows that taking a little time before transitioning has positive results for transgender youth. The post Transgender Kids Who Delay Puberty Become Happy Healthy Young Adults, Study Finds appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Young women involve parent in abortion when anticipating support

Pregnant teens will turn to parents and adults who are engaged in their lives and who will offer support, regardless of her pregnancy decision. Young women will avoid talking with parents who are less involved or may try to prevent them from seeking care, a study concludes.

How to Effectively Reach and Retain Millennials

Three ways churches can find and keep young adults In my book Lost and Found: The Younger Unchurched and Churches that Reach Them, we focused on the generation often called "Millennials" today. The first part of the book dealt with the views of the unchurched. Show More Summary

Marijuana users who feel low get high

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Adolescents and young adults who smoke marijuana frequently may attempt to manage negative moods by using the drug, according to a study in September's Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. "Young people who use marijuana...Show More Summary

To curb violent tendencies, start young

DURHAM, N.C. -- Aggressive children are less likely to become violent criminals or psychiatrically troubled adults if they receive early intervention, says a new study based on more than two decades of research. These findings from researchers...Show More Summary

Literary Agent Spotlight: Lana Popovic of Chalberg & Sussman

She is seeking: Young Adult/Middle Grade Fiction: Contemporary/realistic, mysteries, thrillers, fantasy, historical, horror, sci-fi. Adult Fiction: Literary thrillers, sci-fi, horror, romance, erotica, women’s literary fiction. Adult Nonfiction: Pop culture, blog-to-book, literary memoir. Show More Summary

‘The Maze Runner’ Solves Foreign Box Office

The Maze Runner, the new movie based on James Dashner’s best-selling young adult novel opens in the United States next weekend, but already the film is doing excellent business in the rest of the world. According to a report in Variety,...Show More Summary

Vanessa Marano Wrote About Embracing Her Curves For Seventeen Body Peace Project

‘Switched at Birth’ star Vanessa Marano opened up to Seventeen about dealing with a challenge that many of us don’t talk about: what it’s like, as a girl, to start developing adult curves at a young age. We always think of girls as wanting to grow up as fast as possible, but when your body […]

Josei Gems: Anime for Adult Women - Card games, jellyfish, and running from the cops

4 days agoOdd : Geekosystem

Josei is anime and manga created mostly by women for an audience of adult and young adult women. Since it's aimed at an older demographic, it tends to focus more on the concerns of adulthood and is far more likely to include mature themes. The three anime and manga below show a wide range of stories that explore the rich experiences of a colorful variety of unstoppable women.

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