In California, “No Means No” doesn’t cut it anymore. If you want to have sex with someone, both parties must give a clear and (hopefully) enthusiastic yes. If you’re not sure what I’m referring to, California’s Governor Jerry Brown recently signed Senate Bill 967 into law, also known as the “yes means yes” law. This law […]Read More Will Affirmative Consent Change Hookup Culture in a Positive Way? Or… Not?
I had the chance to talk to recording artist Kevin Drew on a conference call. He just released a new album this past Tuesday called “Darlings”. The reason I am writing about his new album is because the single from it “Good Sex” paints sex in a more realistic and positive way than we are […]Read More Quick Hit: “Good Sex” Kevin Drew
As I was scrolling through my newsfeed on Facebook last week, I was tripped up by a link a friend posted claiming “Party School List puts consent on top?” I never expected a sentence to claim Playboy and consent together, so I clicked on the link eager to see what is was about. I was […]Read More Victoria’s Secret and Playboy Love Consent?!
Please note that this post contains profanity and strong sexual content. In light of the recent outrage regarding the meaning behind Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” single, I’ve decided to weigh in on the hoopla. I’ll be upfront in saying that I’m challenging what I consider to be a strong instance of group-think that has gotten […]Read More Blurred Lines of Interpretation, Part 1