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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


Friedman endorses enthusiastic consent, rejects “shitty sex”

Talking about consensual sex does not need to consist of stiff, awkward lectures like the the Sex Ed talk from the gym teacher in “Mean Girls”. 701 more words

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OU's rape culture awareness leads to change

Ohio University no longer turns a blind eye to the rape culture on its campus. Notoriously ranked as a top party school, OU takes action to combat the rape culture that once flew under its small-town radar. 1,227 more words

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