Protecting Kids from Overly Sexual Internet Content, 4/25, 6:30pm, Putnam Ave Upper School
From: Shield, Emily (
Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2018 12:59:36 -0700 (PDT)

Protecting Kids from Overly Sexual Internet Content
Wednesday, April 25th at 6:30pm

Putnam Ave Upper School

100 Putnam Ave, Cambridge

A talk for parents of tweens and teens with Dr. Gail Dines, Professor Emerita and founding president of Culture Reframed, an organization dedicated to working with parents/caregivers to ​build resilience and resistance in kids to hypersexualized online content​.


In this workshop, parents will have a chance to talk about and learn:


·         How scary it can be to raise kids when sexual images, including pornography, are hard to avoid

·         The harmful effects of unrealistic and overly sexual images and content 

·         How to build resilience to harmful media messages and support healthier ideas about sexuality and relationships

·         How pornography affects the brain and can lead to habituation and addiction

·         Why your kids sometimes act in ways that drive you crazy

·         Action steps and resources on how to support and guide your kids



Emily Shield


Cambridge Women’s Commission

51 Inman St.

Cambridge, MA 02139


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