Men’s Magazines and Sexual Boundaries

Objectifying Women

Tara Culp-Ressler: There are serious consequences to this pervasive cultural attitude about women as objects of men’s desires. When men believe that they are entitled to sex, they often respond violently when women deny it from them.

Is Sexual Violence the New Normal?

Sexual Violence on College Campuses

Tara Culp-Ressler: Taught that men can’t control their aggressive sex drives, young women believe that they will inevitably become the subject of that aggression. That’s a central aspect of rape culture,

Should Campus Rapes Affect College Rankings?

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Tara Culp-Ressler: A group of lawmakers is pressuring U.S. News & World Report to update its influential college ranking system to indicate which universities have come under fire for failing to adequately handle sexual assault cases on campus.

April 11 & 12th: Abortion on Demand & Without Apology

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Abortion rights are in a state of emergency, and headed for disaster. Already, women in this country who cannot access safe abortions are attempting to self-abort by inserting sharp objects in their vaginas, taking pills, asking their boyfriends to beat them up, and more.

Making Girls Into Women

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Steve Hochstadt: To those who want to mold little girls into their narrow vision of what women should be, who anxiously search for any signs of “immorality”, it’s never too early to wield the sword of discipline on deviators.

The Shanesha Taylor Case

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Muna Adem: Shanesha Taylor did what she felt she needed to do to survive. She did what many would have done if they were in her shoes. This is what inadequate social support produces.

Keep Bossy, Ban Pink Ribboning

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Tina Dupuy: The problem with Pink Ribboning is it alleviates alarm by giving people something easy yet empty to do. It softens the concerned, warding off a real response. Done. Next issue.

Economic Independence: Bedrock of Freedom

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Wendy McElroy: Even laws intended to protect women, like the civil service restriction, ended up privileging one class of women at the expense of another.

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