Describing non-consensual acts as pornography minimises the importance of consent.
Australians are more aware of domestic violence and sexual assault than before. But a worrying proportion blame victims for abuse, think women are lying, and don't believe consent is always necessary.
It's time to stop surveying women about their experiences as rape victims, time to research the men who perpetrate these crimes and work to inebriate and isolate women.
Last week's hearing with Brett Kavanaugh raised questions about how responsible we are for our youthful actions. A legal scholar says that youthful inexperience doesn’t let us off the hook.
Society teaches young people to avoid saying 'no', so they need more support to navigate the awkwardness of sex.
We need to know more about what is going on for women in sex – what makes them suffer and what gives them pleasure.
A recent ruling in an Ontario court fails to consider law governing the use of embryos.
Sex education lessons will soon cover sexting, consent, body image and different types of contraception.
Something good could come from the Cambridge Analytica scandal if we used the same data to fix society, rather than profit from it.
When and how teenage girls can consent to contraceptive implants.
Men want to have a say in conversations about contraception – but they're worried about imposing on women's autonomy.
Sex-education curricula that openly discuss sexting, consent and other online behaviours have never been more important for teens -- in Ontario and globally.
I read 60 sex advice manuals – here's what I learnt.
Laws around the world continue to fail victims of rape and sexual abuse. It is time this, too, changed.
How can we increase safety and reduce the likelihood of sexual violence in chemsex settings? Addressing wider issues surrounding sexual consent might be a start.
The #MeToo movement has sparked discussions about appropriate sexual behaviour that teachers can build on in sexual education.
Some Australian universities have introduced a one-off sexual consent program to combat sexual assault and harassment on campus, but one-off programs are unlikely to be effective in the long term.
Seeking monogamy without jealousy? Try ditching the fear of your partner's intimate connections with others and write your own relationship rules, suggests a relationship researcher.
In the wake of the #Metoo movement, and with the goal of transforming toxic masculinity into compassionate masculinity, we must create new spaces to listen to male victims of child abuse too.
Once online, our healthcare data could be used for research long after we're gone.