Teenage sexting: we’re letting young people down by not talking about it

Teenage sexting is not only becoming widespread, but the scope of content that is being sent is also expanding. In order to truly understand the ramifications of sexting, the education of sexuality and sexual behavior has to not only be modernized, but the conversations should start at an early age. Read More

To Catch a College Predator

College campuses are grappling with the challenging issue of whether and how to be informed of an applicants's criminal history.  While some universities feel that students deserve second chances, others don't necessarily want these individuals on their campuses.   

AMERICAN MEN THINK 44 PERCENT OF WOMEN HAVE BEEN SEXUALLY HARASSED. IT’S ACTUALLY NEARLY DOUBLE THAT

In light of the #MeToo movement, there seems to be a growing awareness by men of the extent to which women endure and have been victims of sexual harassment and assault during their lifetime. Nevertheless, when polled, men's estimate of the percent of women who have fallen victim pales tremendously to the actual numbers. Read [...]

Feds target sexual assault on planes

Sexual assault and harassment experienced by both passengers and flight attendants have been on the rise. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has unveiled the National In Flight Sexual Misconduct Task Force to look into airlines' current practices and to hold all perpetrators accountable for their actions even at 35,000 feet high.

What Cities Are Doing to Fight Street Harassment

Street harassment such as cat-calling is difficult to legislate. The most effective approach may be to educate people on how to be proactive bystanders.

Dean of Harvard Faculty ‘Concerned’ About Proposed Federal Changes to Title IX

US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos proposed changes to the interpretation of Title IX would make the standards by which universities regulate sexual harassment and other forms of sex discrimination harder for victims to prove. Harvard College's Dean of Faculty of Arts And Sciences gives pause and reservation about how that would impact students on university [...]

Sending Lewd Nudes to Strangers Could Mean a Year in Jail

Cyber harassment has become all too prevalent. The New York City Council has introduced a bill to make such electronic harassment punishable by jail or a hefty fine for the perpetrator. Other cities and states should do the same.  Read More

DeVos Rewrites Title IX Guidance on Sexual Assault and Harassment

US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos's rewrite of Title IX guidance with respect to sexual assault and harassment is highly controversial. Her revision makes it more difficult for survivors to pursue justice while giving more protection to potential perpetrators. Read More

10 Ways To Determine Whether Someone Is Real Or Catfishing You

With such heavy reliance on technology for the purpose of socializing, it has never been easier to present a persona who is different from who you really are. Discover 10 easy ways to determine whether the person you are talking to is real or is catfishing you.

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