The California legislature on Thursday passed a first-of-its-kind bill that would change the standards of sexual consent on college campus from “no means no” to the affirmative “yes means yes.”
A new study confirms that virginity pledges don’t work—that is, unless the young person signing them already has a high level of religious commitment.
Restrictions on access to birth control are at odds with the fact that sexuality, for most of us, takes time to understand and appreciate.
This week, new studies accuse the public health community of ignoring the unique needs of bisexual men, find that casual sex is good for some people’s self-esteem, and show that women who get pregnant naturally at older ages may live longer.
The results of the 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, which were released on Friday, are somewhat discouraging. On almost every measure of safer sexual behavior, progress has either stagnated or, in cases like condom use, reversed.
Here are some things men can do to affirm and embrace a culture of consent within the context of their own relationships.
Laci Green explains sexual consent: what it looks and sounds like, what it isn’t, and how important it is. In a culture that does not stress consent enough when it comes to intimate situations, these are words of wisdom with which we all should familiarize ourselves. (TRIGGER WARNING: This video contains content about sexual assault.) [via UpWorthy]
Last year, Monica Jones was targeted as part of Project ROSE, an “arrest alternative” anti-prostitution program. As Jones’ trial starts, here’s a look at how Project ROSE operates.
While the media has moved on from Piers Morgan’s awful interview to the next topic du jour, many of us are still getting around to unpacking Janet Mock’s story and the struggles facing trans people that, unfortunately, continue to be overlooked by mainstream media for the more “titillating” aspects of their stories.