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What I Would Tell My Teenage Self About Saying No!

Sometimes, when someone wants to do something physical and you’re not ready to, you’ll feel scared so you’ll say no and they’ll tell you you’re lame. 624 more words

Paedophilia and the slippery slope of psychologizing sin

In 2014,  the New York Times, a well-respected progressive US newspaper published an opinion piece called Pedophilia: A Disorder, not a Crime. The article, by Rutger University law professor Margo Kaplan strangely begins with a call for the reader to remember back to their first childhood crush. 2,222 more words


25 Years of Social & Legal Studies

Social & Legal Studies published its first issue in 1992. The 13 academic lawyers, criminologists and sociologists who founded it saw a space at the time in academic publishing for a theoretically oriented journal that would produce critical knowledge and contribute to formulating and shaping intellectual debate across disciplinary and international barriers. 569 more words

Criminal Law

Strong Opinions Loosely Held

In this Refinery29 post host of the podcast Strong Opinions Loosely Held, Elisa Kreisinger speaks on the fact that it’s 2017 and women have control of what their bodies look like, but not their sexual health


I want to have sex... but I don't want a baby

People have sex. People want to experience closeness with a partner, experience the physical freedom, or experience the pleasure that sex brings. And just because people have sex certainly does not mean that they want to be starting a family. 414 more words

Birth Control

Patriarchy as a pathology...

Now it’s Kevin Spacey’s turn to be outed as a sexually harassing Hollywood douche bag. (Tomorrow you can insert a new name in place of Spacey’s, (ie. 767 more words


Lipstick Under My Burkha

Alankrita Srivastava’s Lipstick Under My Burkha is one movie about which I’d been hearing for a long time now. Finally when I watched it I felt that it was an odd movie. 324 more words