Will Affirmative Consent Change Hookup Culture in a Positive Way? Or… Not?

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 […]

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AR Underwear or Chastity Belt?

*TRIGGER WARNING* Imagine a world without the option of rape. Men and women are educated from an early age that forcing someone to have sex without consent is very wrong, and should never happen. Everyone abides by all aspects of this rule, including the least known: intoxicated consent is not consent. I’m also imagining a […]

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The New JMU Policy Says What?

    For those of you who may not know James Madison University has a new policy regarding sexual harassment and assault.  This new policy is worded as follows: “When someone reports an incident of sexual violence to you (the faculty), you are required by university policy to report this disclosure.  You do not have […]

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