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Don't get sensual unless its consensual!

Only get sensual if it’s consensual.  Without consent, actions can lead to sexual assaults and even rape.  “Sexual assault” is a more general term for nonconsensual sexual contact, whereas “rape” is defined as nonconsensual penetration. 841 more words

The need for consent-ed in Canadian schools: So obvious, even kids get it

How young is too young to learn about sexual consent in Canadian schools?

That’s the big debate in Ontario this week, after Premier Kathleen Wynne announced kids as young as six will soon be learning about how body language and facial expressions relate to consent as part of an overhaul to the province’s decades-old sex-ed curriculum. 734 more words

The Kohler Report

Everyday Feminism.

When men ignore you for not being interested in their advances.

When your value as a person has nothing to do with your physical appearance. 14 more words

Israel defender Alan Dershowitz has long history of attacking sex abuse victims

Originally published at The Electronic Intifada

There are two groups of people Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz has spent his career resolutely defending. The first is Israeli war criminals. 2,272 more words

Rape Culture

A MUCH Needed Change In Schools: Consent


I am super excited to write this post because I am pretty much talking about sex. Recently in the media, there has been a lot of uproar about sexual education in schools. 609 more words

Since I was writing about Rape Culture...

Here is something I ran across at http://everydayfeminism.com/2014/10/people-resist-affirmative-consent/

“enjoy…”  *Charissa speaks tongue firmly in cheek*

The Real Reason Why People Resist Affirmative Consent Laws

October 30, 2014 by… 240 more words


But She Really Was: Gone Girl and the False Accusation

When I was reading Gillian Flynn’s novel Gone Girl—sometime in early October, right before the movie came out—there was this one plot twist I was scared of reading, and as I got further and further into the book I got more and more scared. 3,784 more words