- Rey Junco: American society has a double standard when it comes to sexuality
- Junco: Sexting, if not abused or exploited, is not a social evil
- He says sexting is a way to express one's sexual identity, especially for teenagers
- Junco: But sexting presents legal and social ramifications, including bullying
Rey Junco is an associate professor of library science at Purdue University and a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. He is the author of the upcoming book, "Engaging Students through Social Media: Evidence-Based Practices for Use in Student Affairs." The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)American society has a double standard when it comes to sexuality. We have a puritanical taboo against talking about sexuality directly, yet we are fine with the sexual images that pervade television and glossy magazines.