Los Angeles Times

Commentary: It's fine to learn about sex online

The internet, with its cascades of streaming smut, is supposed to be dangerous for children. Online porn, sexting, chat-room predators - the culture has been coarsened and sexualized, we are told. If pundits and parents are not vigilant and draconian, young people will be lured into digital orgies and sex addiction from which they may never recover.

As the father of a 14-year-old son, I'm aware that new technology has downsides that my

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times1 min readPolitics
Robert Mueller To Testify Publicly To Congress On July 17
WASHINGTON - Former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, who spent nearly two years leading the Russia investigation, has agreed to testify publicly before Congress on July 17. The announcement was made Tuesday evening by Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y
Los Angeles Times3 min readPolitics
As Supreme Court Prepares To Rule On 2020 Census Dispute, There's A New Legal Skirmish
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Thursday is set to decide a politically charged dispute over whether the Trump administration can add a citizenship question to the full census for the first time since 1950. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. announc
Los Angeles Times4 min read
Arash Marzaki: Jeanie Buss Is Ready To Move Past The Drama And Make The Lakers Winners Again
LOS ANGELES - Jeanie Buss was at a loss for words, which wasn't entirely unusual when it comes to her 40-year relationship with Magic Johnson. When Johnson abruptly resigned as the Lakers' president of basketball operations before the final game of t