Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Oral Sex at Children's Birthday Party


23 May 2008 [Print edition, 9 June 2008]

The Oral Myth

By Jennie Yabroff

The story is shocking, but perhaps not unfamiliar. At a birthday party for a seventh-grader, the boy's mother had gone down to the basement only to find all the boys lined up along one wall. The girls, the mother reported, had been going down the line performing oral sex on them.

But is the story true? [...]

Laura Sessions Stepp, author of "Unhooked: How Young Women Pursue Sex, Delay Love, and Lose at Both," [...] is skeptical. But the hysteria of the mother who called to tell her about it (who had heard the tale from another mother) is real. [...]