France is having a debate over the age of sexual consent. Perhaps it is time the UK joined in.
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.
It's important to differentiate between various forms of sexual violence to punish perpetrators appropriately, and to help those affected to label and describe their experiences.
Critics say that #MeToo has turned the legal principle of innocent until proven guilty on its head, but such comments privilege the rights of perpetrators over justice for victims.
#MeToo is an inclusive movement. So why have so few men come forward with their own accounts of being sexually harassed?
Only 5% of rape complaints in the UK end in convictions – what a legacy for the #metoo generation.
Women everywhere have low status relative to men. This is a global phenomenon and there are no exceptions, and there is much work to be done in Canada and everywhere. The time is now.
Hazing is unacceptable, but criminalising it may cause more problems than it solves.
A new work by playwright Patricia Cornelius tackles the prevalence of sexual assault in Australia's sports culture. In The Club is engaging, poetic and relevant to our times.
At least half of campus sexual assaults involve alcohol. But prevention programs at US colleges and universities don’t address what that means for bystanders.
A recent study found that one in three college-aged women prioritized their male partner's sexual pleasure over their own. Here's how that might lead to difficulties in saying no.
There’s a much larger issue at play when people have an opportunity to do something about sexual violence but instead choose to remain silent.
These terms are often used interchangeably by the public, and though the concepts are overlapping, there are important distinctions.
Employers like Michigan State play a critical role in protecting people – or not – from abuse by people on their payroll.
Public apologies are a type of performance before a larger audience, and they are to be understood in terms that are different from a private apology.
Laws like Title IX are supposed to shield athletes from abuse. But lax enforcement allows sports organizations to protect perpetrators over athletes.
In the wake of the MeToo and Time's Up movements, a new model of sexual consent is required – one that needs a clear and unequivocal yes from all parties.
While sexual harassment is still all too common, at least we’re having more open conversations about it, and victims are speaking up on their own terms.
Are all sexual advances harassment and all men evil?
An affair between a philosophy professor and his teenage student became the subject of ballads in the streets of Paris in the 12th century. A scholar asks: Why wasn't it called sexual harassment?