Anything other than a quick fumble under the sheets or missionary position was deemed pretty risque - but things are changing. A Times report has found increasing numbers of young people view more extreme sex acts the norm - largely as a result of social media. An investigation by the newspaper found hashtags like choking kink, daddy and strangulation were prevalent on sites including Pinterest, Instagram and Tumblr. The tags and affiliated content can be accessed by anyone on the sites, meaning kids as young as young as 13 - the age you must be for an account - can see. Here Rebecca Manning-Reid and Stina Sanders share their views on how different generations view sex - and how access to hardcore activities has become much easier Even so, it still had a massive effect on how we started to develop our sexual identities. Thanks to all the porn we had seen, my friends and I started waxing pretty much as soon as we had anything to wax. I was in my 20s before I ever knew what it was like to have actual pubic hair. This was born entirely out of the expectations set out by porn, and in turn by the teenage boys who watched it.
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A year-old girl will need to use a colostomy bag for the rest of her life after suffering severe injuries while attempting group anal sex. The teenager's debilitating experience is just one of many detailed by experts and educators who say young women are suffering at the hands of their porn-addicted boyfriends. Teen boys and men are developing dangerous attitudes towards sex as a result of their compulsive consumption of hardcore and violent online pornography, experts have warned. Cyber safety expert Susan McLean said many high-school aged girls have suffered injuries trying to replicate porn scenes. It does tend to be quite violent or being tied up, and the girls often feel very powerless to say no,' the former police officer told the ABC. Another educator said a year-old girl suffered serious injuries attempting group anal sex, and now requires a colostomy bag. Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology senior lecturer Meagan Tyler said her research found that pornographers have been making their films increasingly more violent.
Teenagers are having more sex than ever before, at an earlier age - and in ways their parents wouldn't dream of. Remember your first fumble in the dark? Sneaking around, hormones pumping, wrestling with clothing, the thrill of the illicit before crossing the threshold of first touch, first kiss, first sex. Memories of the first time are tinged with feelings of awkwardness, excitement and wistfulness. War stories and boasts of adolescent escapades form a key part of the narrative of our lives. Yet the mention of teenage sex often sparks moral panic among older generations, convinced today's youngsters are more lascivious, morally looser and less responsible than they were. Urban myths abound, like rainbow parties where girls wearing different-coloured lipstick perform fellatio on the same boy, or sex bracelet parties where different-coloured bangles signify what you're up for anything ranging from a hug to anal sex, apparently.
As part of a special report into the way young people view porn, Newsbeat spoke to teenagers Hannah and Sarah. Hannah said: "I had this boyfriend Newsbeat teamed up with doctors from the Portman Clinic for the report, the first of its kind in the UK. Both Hannah and Sarah agree that it's changed their friends' views on what is commonplace in the bedroom. According to Newsbeat's report, one third of woman look at porn on the internet, compared to eight out of 10 men.