Is Sex All That Matters? By Joyce Garity

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Since the dawning of a new era of people called "Generation X”, aspects of American popular culture have been altered. The emergence of mass media is one of the most common and most important sources of learning for children and teens. A forefront for all media in this new era is the sexual content that exists. Teenagers and young adults are dressing more lewdly and are engaging in unprotected sex with numerous partners because of the influence of the media. I believe this is true and our community seems to agree that this is the beginning of irresponsible sex for teens. Joyce Garity, the author of the essay, "Is Sex All That Matters?” agrees by saying that magazines, "Although intended to be mainstream and wholesome, trumpet sexuality page
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