Feeling Sexually Harassed? You’re Not Alone

Young, college educated women are more likely to report their experiences with sexual harassment not because it s more common for them, but rather because they can better identify their victimization. 

Compliment Or Come-On? Confusion Over How To Define Sexual Harassment

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

We Need to Stop Incarcerating Children for Status Offenses and Nonviolent Misdemeanors

Incarcerating juveniles for non-violent crimes is counter productive in almost every way.  Most young people who are jailed for "status offenses" need interventions from schools and psychologists rather than go to detention facilities where they leave in worse emotional and mental states than when they entered.

Actress Jameela Jamil Gives Men A Lesson In How Not To Be Like Aziz Ansari

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.

Most sororities have to follow a sexist and potentially dangerous rule that gives men on college campuses power

College sororities have to partner with fraternal colleagues in order to serve alcohol to parties, often creating an imbalance of power in favor of their male counterparts.  In order to protect themselves in potentially dangerous situations, sorority sisters are developing ways to establish power and prevent unwanted guests from coming to their co-hosted social gatherings.

How the Role of Teenage Girls is affected in a Misogynistic World.

Growing up 'a girl' comes with societal stereotypes that are often uncomplimentary to women.  However, denying oneself the right to like things intended or marketed for girls is equally misogynistic.  Embrace who you are and what you like and to heck with what anyone says.

The Hidden Danger in Your Social Media Feeds

Social media can have serious negative mental health impacts. Rather than give it up completely, know the risks and how use social media in a balanced, mindful way. Vicarious traumatization is real and can have serious effects including PTSD.

Sexual harassment among teens is pervasive

In a world where teens are boycotting school to raise awareness of pervasive, sometimes instituionalized, sexual harrassment on campus, 76% of students report never having had a conversation with parents or guardians about sexual harrassment. Consider this guideline and start the dialogue now in your own family.

Is your child a cyberbully and if so, what should you do?

Teaching kids not to cyberbully is just as important as teaching them to speak up if they are cyberbullied.

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