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MTV's 'Savage' Schoolyard

Jondm Wrote: Apr 07, 2012 8:28 AM
This column is so utterly deranged that if you didn't know who the author was, you'd think it was published in "The Onion". Your attitudes towards sex, sexuality, etc. are so wildly outdated and are far more dangerous towards kids than anything Savage has ever said. Savage is a hero and high schools and colleges would do well to study his column and watch his show in class as a point of discussion. Kids have sex, especially in college. Gays shouldn't be ashamed of being gay. Adults have kinks. Now stop screeching and clutching your pearls and deal with it. I can only imagine what yours are.
beaglesrfun Wrote: Apr 08, 2012 11:53 PM
Not all kids have sex before marriage, or at least the wild, out of control sex that Mr. Savage condones. Not all adults have kinks. You seem to be pretty judgmental. Aren't you worried kids with traditional values that don't want to engage in the kind of sex Mr. Savage is peddling will feel bullied by you and Mr. Savage? Here you are calling them names- they are deranged- they are out of date. Stop with the bullying, please.
Spikeygrrl Wrote: Apr 08, 2012 2:32 AM
"Outdated" does NOT equal "not emotionally and/or psychologically healthy/sensible."

And "kinks" indulged as adults with a spouse or committed partner do NOT equal socially mandated promiscuity.

A really good read for anyone who wants to understand just how far ROUTINE emotionally-unattached sexual dysfunction has progressed in high school and college: "Unhooked," by Laura Sessions Stepp (©2007). I have found it to be an invaluable resource in my tutoring and counseling of gifted & talented teens.
Mick135 Wrote: Apr 07, 2012 3:02 PM
I just popped in to this column, and yours is the first response I read, so don't take this personally. I have been an RN for over 25 years, mostly in the emergency department where those who believe they can have what they want without consequences come crying when the warts, drainages, herpes or the word that someone in their circle of "friends with benefits" has tested positive for HIV. I then watch the computer for lab cultures for the chlamydia, herpes, etc. show up, and am tasked with trying to contact these young people to inform them, only to find that the Trac Phone number they left is no longer in service; the certified letter comes back as undeliverable, and the wheel goes round and round. Actions HAVE consequences.
midnightrider35000 Wrote: Apr 08, 2012 12:17 AM
Hey, becareful with all those facts. They just get in the way. This is an emotional arguement. People choose to believe that there are no consequences, it is their right. Sex is no longer an act of love. That is a shame.


MTV is now trying to lure young viewers with a saucy sex show in the "advice" category. They didn't reach for Dr. Drew or God forbid Dr. Ruth or an actual doctor of anything. They turned to filthy sex columnist and gay activist Dan Savage.

The new show is called "Savage U," and it documents Savage touring college campuses to offer snarky/smutty advice to college students. This is MTV's libertine ideology pitched right at children, and Savage is blunt about how he'll be going around the parents.

Savage explained to the Los Angeles Times that, "The...

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