The real irresponsibility there is that teens, especially young (11-12) are extremely predisposed to latching on to virtually anything to try to form an identity and be part of a peer group.
Poisoning the pool early and often can lead to some hellacious confusion. Little Johnny felt awkward while playing stinky pinky. What he doesn’t know is that so did everybody else. Now you have someone on the internet entirely bereft of or of unknown qualification telling him who knows what.
Skip to Johnny thinking that he’s a pansexual unicorn butterfly-sexual, because young easily confused kids aren’t great at making abstract choices.