A recently published research study found a strong correlation between teen pregnancy and teens who watched TV shows with strong sexual dialogue and content. The study found teens who consistently watched shows with sexual dialogue were twice as likely to become pregnant as those who didn’t. City Weekly asked Larry Eggett of the downtown Retro Rose antique store, what, if anything, should be done about it:n
A ban on sex on TV? I don’t know … it’s a tough one. Things are so different from when I was younger. [But] it’s not really realistic to expect the TV industry to not put sex on TV. That’s just something parents have to regulate. That’s the bottom line; the industry is not going to do anything about it.