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Yes Means Yes: Defending the right to a sex positive education

By Aisling Walsh

The state of California has just passed a “Yes Means Yes” sexual assault law that has defined consent as “an affirmative, conscious and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity.” This is a landmark step in the advancement of women’s sexual rights and the rights to bodily integrity when too often silence, a lack of resistance, being drunk, drugged or unconscious or provocative behavior have been deemed toconstitute implicit consent on the part of the victim of a sexual assault. 672 more words

Economic Social And Cultural Rights

Texas Senators are Against Women's Rights

I’m learning more and more everyday, everyone, and it hurts to learn the things I’m learning. Texas senators/Texas’ Senator Education Committee (SEC) just doesn’t care about the health of women. 473 more words

Misguided

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Today I came across an article posted this past Wednesday on the web site of the… 1,534 more words

Politics/Current Events

Sex Ed.

Cartoon by Chan Lowe

I’m going to share a little personal information here.  I grew up and went to public school in Texas.  Most of my sexual education in school was late enough that I vividly remember it, with the first program happening in 5th grade.   384 more words

A Breakdown of Texas Sexual Education

Earlier, I was doing a little bit of comparative research and I learned that the United States of America has the highest teenage birthrate of any developed country in the world. 406 more words

Feminism, Casual Sex and Open Relationships

This is an educational piece and I would ask that everyone read this carefully. I was inspired to write this after having a discussion on Thought  catalog about casual sex. 1,117 more words

Casual Sex