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Sexual Consent

Why Every College Student Should Know the Definition of Consent

Leah Bakely | Posted 06.22.2014 | College
Leah Bakely

I would wager that many college students, including those on my campus, still don't understand the importance of communicating and, worse, still don't know the definitions of sexual assault or consent.

U Consent: How University of Miami Students Are Fighting Sexual Assault Head On

Layla Haidrani | Posted 02.22.2014 | College
Layla Haidrani

One in four women are victims of a sexual assault during college. It's hard to ignore this shocking statistic -- whether it's in heated debates in you...

An Open Letter to My Fellow Gay Men: We Need a Woman's Consent Too

Preston Mitchum | Posted 08.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Preston Mitchum

No one "deserves" to be subjected to rape culture, not Beyoncé and not the young woman on the metro. This is where gay men and straight men have one commonality: our maleness. Gay and straight men alike can promote misogyny, and with unwanted touching, this is exactly what we do.

Homophobia and Statutory Rape: Kate's Not Alone

American Anthropological Association | Posted 07.24.2013 | Crime
American Anthropological Association

Lately, I've seen lots of headlines that disturb me, as a son of Indian River County, FL. For example, ABC recently reported that an Indian River "Cheerleader Denies Felony Charge for Lesbian Relationship." My

Surviving Divorce: 7 Dos and Don'ts; an Addendum

Sari Eckler Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Sari Eckler Cooper

In an effort to provide readers with a fuller list of tips in their post-divorce single life, Sari Cooper, relationship and sex therapist, adds some t...