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sext

1. noun A sexually-explicit text message, often including a photo. I was mortified when my mom saw the sext my boyfriend had sent me.
2. verb To send someone such a message. I was mortified when my mom caught me sexting my boyfriend.
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A disproportionately large percentage of participants (77%), relative to comparable research, reported sending sext messages (n - 394).
"Though it may sound counterintuitive, affirming teens' right to sext helps protect them from privacy violations," Hasinoff argues.
Almost half of respondents (49.5%) considered these messages flirty; overall 59% reported a general positive attitude toward receiving a sext message (95% C.I.
Approximately 28% of both genders reported sending a sext, but significantly more girls than boys reported having been asked for a sext (69% vs.
The potential stigma placed on minors who sext, by their peers and by the misfortune of serious criminal penalties, can have a devastating and long-lasting effect.
And because today is also National Condom Day, the shop is giving out free Bones 4u condoms to make sure people are safe when sexts lead to sex.
For purposes of this article, "sexting" is the practice of sending nude or semi-nude pictures by cell phone or other electronic media; it is a sexual text ('sext') message.
* Hunter has released sexts between her and Rodriguez, according to (https://radaronline.com/photos/alex-rodriguez-sexts-model-jennifer-lopez-cheating-claims/) Radar Online .
Ronny Risinger directed his students' attention to the projection screen where an image of former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner posing topless in a mirror appeared next to the headline "Stroking Gun: Weiner sext probe found dirt on Hill."
FROM hug-a-hoodie to Generation Sext, much has been written about the complex lives of today's young people.
However, girls who sext may face harassment from peers and punishment from authorities, while the same behavior in boys is often ignored or even celebrated (Ringrose, Gill, Livingstone, & Harvey, 2012).
USC researchers, who defined 'sext' in their survey as a sexually suggestive text or photo, have provided a new understanding of the relationship between "sexting" and sexual behavior in early adolescence, contributing to an ongoing national conversation about whether sexually explicit text messaging is a risk behavior or just a technologically-enabled extension of normal teenage flirtation.
The breadth of the term then makes it especially difficult to distinguish one type of sexting incident from another, to name what sort of harm results (directly or indirectly) from a particular sext, and so to determine what sort of legal response, if any, is appropriate.
The improbable circus began when the disgraced ex-congressman emerged from a two-year public exile to enter the crowded race for mayor, a decision audacious enough before tawdry details emerged that he continued to sext strange women on the Internet after being forced to resign from Congress for sexting strange women on the Internet.