Sexual consent category description
Jaclyn Friedman was groundbreaking when her book Yes Means Yes redefined the rules and verbiage of sexual consent. However, it is time to delve deeper into the subject. Consent is not the green light for having sex, but rather is the ongoing conversation between partners that continues throughout a sexual interaction.
ABC's show "What Would You Do" shows how people respond when they witness sexual harassment in the workplace. Would you speak up if you saw a customer making inappropriate sexual advances to a waitress? Would you want your teen to intervene?
In wake of workplace sexual harassment coming to the forefront, there is some confusion about its definition. When does complimenting a colleague or asking a co-worker on a date constitute harassment? The answer is both complicated and conversation worthy. Read More
Actress Jameela Jamil voices her opinion on how we need to go a step farther in the topic of sexual consent. Sexual consent, while necessary, should be the mere starting point from which partners need to be mutually enthusiastic and comfortable throughout intimate situations.
We are starting to better understand the laws of consent, but there are grey areas when it comes to sexual encounters that are difficult to define. Does 'yes' mean 'yes' if it is said after persistence, moderate aggression or persuasion? Can a consensual, but regrettable or unpleasant sexual experience cross the line into what is [...]
What happens to teens when the law sees sexting as child pornography? Should a 14 year-old girl have to register as a sex offender for the next 10 years for willingly sending an explicit photo of herself?
Parents can change tomorrow today by teaching our children ways to not be the perpetrators or the victims of sexual assault. Here are 10 informative suggestions to empower our kids against falling prey to sexual assault or harassment.
Rape, groping, having someone masturbate in front of you… all of these are horrific examples of sexual harassment (and in some cases, sexual assault) that happen in the physical world with immeasurable, negative life-long consequences. For many, the experience and effect of online sexual harassment is even worse. http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/26/health/harvey-weinstein-online-sexual-harassment/index.html
This article, sadly, is another example of the increasingly common practice of predators pretending to be Uber drivers. Here are three tips to help protect yourself: (1) Never rely on an Uber decal for legitimacy since those can be stolen or easily be counterfeited. (2) Double check that the car arriving matches: the make and [...]