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Hot and Bothered: Writing about Sexuality at BinderCon

A guest post from Gila Lyons:

Two weekends back, about 500 women and gender non-conforming writers gathered at NYU’s campus for the second annual BinderCon… 1,901 more words

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Fierce Females: Slut-Shaming on The Bachelorette

“A slut is someone, usually a woman, who’s stepped outside of the very narrow lane that good girls are supposed to stay within. Sluts are loud.

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Sexual Assault Talk Draws Crowd

BY SANJAY TOURE’ // MARCH 31, 2015 //

Jaclyn Friedman was once a victim of sexual assault. But she is no longer a victim. Instead, Friedman has taken ownership of her story, and now shares it widely in the hope of helping young women — and men — to better own their decisions, behaviors and wellbeing. 523 more words


Do sports teams have an obligation to better inform their players about sexual consent?

Do young athletes know what sexual assault looks like?

The question comes as police launched two investigations this month into allegations of sexual assault involving junior hockey players in Quebec and Ontario. 1,878 more words


Recap: Women's Leadership Conference

On Monday, the event we’ve been blogging about and everyone’s been raving about happened: The annual Women’s Leadership Conference. Since it went so well, I’m sure people will be raving about it for a while, until the next one! 188 more words

There's a First Time for Everything

My previous post explained why virginity isn’t real. This post explains why “losing it” isn’t necessarily a big deal–from my newly declared series on virginity. Originally published January 14, 2013. 69 more words