What is consent? Does silence equal consent? If you didn’t fight, is it consent? Does submissive indicate lack of consent? How is sex different when you are in… Read more “Sex and Consent Series”
My brilliant artist sistren and brothers. WomenSpeak is going to be doing a little series next week about “Sex and Consent” and I’m looking for some original… Read more “Call for Artists”
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A 2000 report titled “A Portrait of Adolescent Health in the Caribbean”, sponsored by PAHO, surveyed over 15 000 adolescents between the ages of 10-18 from… Read more “Adolescent Sexual Initiation”
Check the Resources tab or click the Source link for a list of Agencies which provide assistance to Women in abusive relationships.
Restrictive gender norms, which undermine women’s power, competence, and agency, help account for women’s higher rates of depression, poorer standardized scores, and higher discontent with sex.
Doing Gender in the Bedroom: Investing in Gender Norms and the Sexual Experience by Diana T. Sanchez, Jennifer Crocker, Karlee R. Boike.
No. Absolutely not! When we marry we do not become property. We have a right to our own bodies. Marital Rape is said to occur when a… Read more “My gf & I watched a movie that raised a debate between us. Does Marriage Imply Consent?”
I would be lying if I didnt say I haven’t been a victim of discrimination against women. This has happened to me quite a bit to me… Read more “It isn’t so innocent anymore”
In my mind I think of it as that. I never thought I’d have one. I’m the kind of girl that only has sex in committed relationships… Read more “One night stand… can I call it that?”
Domestic violence is not a “crime of passion” but a result of sustained patterns of psychological, sexual, and physical abuse as a means of sustaining power and control in an intimate relationship.