Sex, Porn and Teenagers
Posted in: Child Protection&Online Safety at 06/10/2010 22:52
"Shag bands" are thin coloured rubber bracelets, indicating how far the wearer will go sexually if the band is broken.
Purple for a kiss or yellow for a hug may seem comparatively harmless but some of the other colours such as black for full intercourse or blue for oral sex ring alarm bells.
A Wakefield MP recently campaigned to stop shops selling them after complaints from parents including a mother who innocently bought some for her 6-year old's party bag. Elsewhere schools have banned "shag bands" after finding pupils wearing them.
Sex, Porn and Teenagers - review
From its no nonsense title onwards, Sex, Porn and Teenagers (Radio 4) was a clear-headed look at the issues. It was presented by Miranda Sawyer, radio critic of the Observer, and was a likably non-sensational survey.