A viral sex trend is spreading among teens. But is it pushing an unhealthy, anti-sex agenda?

A viral sex trend is spreading among teens. But is it pushing an unhealthy, anti-sex agenda?

Many people are familiar with No-Shave ed internet challenge mocked and memed this month – one that focuses on self-pleasure.

The annual month-long challenge, #NoNutNovember, encourages men, specifically teens, to refrain from masturbation. The trend started around 2011 and transformed into a viral competition of willpower.

High-profile celebrities like Kodak Black have participated. And the recent Season 5 premiere of Netflix’s animated sitcom about middle schoolers, “Big Mouth,” focused on it, too. But despite its widespread popularity, experts warn the trend can contribute to misinformation about masturbation and stigmatize self-pleasure for teens during a pivotal time in their sexual development. (more…)

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