Tina Dupuy: We have a simplistic view of sexual assault: Rape is done by bad people. We don’t like bad people. If we like people, they can’t be bad and therefore can’t really be rapists.
Affirmative Consent: California lawmakers have been focused on policy solutions to address colleges’ inadequate sexual assault policies.
Punishing Women for Their Sexuality — Our societal assumptions about women’s purity and chastity are directly related to rape culture.
Dee Dee Bridgewater: “I remember being very humiliated, to the point that today. Thinking about it makes me want to cry.”
Destroy Abortion Rights: Iowa’s current push to restrict telemedicine could have big consequences for abortion access across the country.
Sandra Fluke for Congress — Fluke’s decision to pursue a seat in Congress bears some similarities to the career of Wendy Davis.
HPV Vaccine — Kahn’s study adds to a growing body of research debunking the myth that HPV vaccination encourages risky sexual behavior.
Preventing Campus Rape — Congress’ push to improve the way the government handles sexual assaults comes on after Obama’s announcement.
Anti-Abortion Zealots are laser focused on life until it becomes viable—then that “life” becomes a lazy taker.
Womens Right to Choose — California had the distinction of being the only state in the nation to expand a woman’s access to abortion.
GOP Anti-Abortion Strategy — Conservatives plans to present a resolution urging the GOP to take a more forceful stance against abortion.
Anti-Choice Agenda — The anti-choice agenda diverges sharply from one of the fasting-growing demographic groups in the country: young people of color.
Wendell Berry Feminism — The proper type of freedom to seek is the freedom to love, to enter into a loving, mutually-respecting relationship.