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.
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.
Teaching your children by talking to them and exemplifying relationships based on kindness, positive feelings, responsibility and self worth is the most effective tool in defining healthy friendships and intimate relationships. Read More
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 [...]
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.
Sexual harassment is so commonplace in the schools of our youth, the #MeTooK12 movement is gaining momentum. Many young girls do not report their assaults to authorities or even their parents. Having been a victim of sexual harassment as a young student, adult author Nancy Jo Sales relays advice on what information she would give [...]
Inadequate sexual education may ultimately be detrimental to our teens' abilities to have healthy relationships.
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.