consent

Health

Med Students Are Doing Vaginal Exams on Unconscious, Non-Consenting Patients

The practice is still legal in 42 states despite decades-long ethical concerns. In the #MeToo era, things are starting to change.
Hannah Harris Green
6.26.19
sex-how-to

This Is What It's Like to Have Sex With Hearing Loss

Embracing my hearing limitations has come, somewhat counterintuitively, from eroticizing them.
Anna Pulley
6.14.19
body

What You Need to Know About Consent and Disability

The people entrusted to care for me need to understand and respect my boundaries.
Spencer Williams
5.13.19
#metoo

Reckoning with the Joe Bidens of the #MeToo Movement

The behavior former Vice President Joe Biden has been accused of may not be criminal, but some say it warrants a larger discussion about power and misconduct.
Marie Solis
4.11.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This teacher was fired over a topless selfie. Now she's suing for gender discrimination.

The private matter has thrust her onto a public platform and put the small town in the headlines.
Alzo Slade
Caroline Pahl
4.10.19
joe biden

A certain president accused of sexual misconduct by 23 women is now mocking Joe Biden

Trump mocked the former veep at a GOP dinner and insisted socialists were targeting Biden
Rex Santus
4.3.19
Sex Ed

Inside the Fight for Developmentally Disabled People's Right to Sex

People with intellectual and developmental disabilities are often denied access to sex-positive education and restricted from sexual intimacy. Advocates say it's time for that to change.
Jennifer Smith
3.19.19
sexual harassment

Ex-campaign worker sues Trump for alleged unwanted kiss: "I immediately felt violated"

“I can still see his lips coming straight for my face," Alva Johnson, 43, told the Washington Post.
Rex Santus
2.25.19
sexual harassment

Sanders 2016 campaign staffer says top adviser talked about riding his "pole," report says

"It just really sucks because no one ever held him accountable and he kept pushing and pushing and seeing how much he could get away with," the unnamed woman told Politico
Carter Sherman
1.10.19
consent

Coachella Is Taking Steps To Prevent Sexual Assault

Coachella's new Every One initiative will include trained counselors, consent guidelines, and "safety ambassadors" at this year's festival.
Leila Ettachfini
1.4.19
law

In These States, You Can Sue the Person Your Spouse Cheated With

In 2011, a North Carolina judge ordered a woman to pay $30 million to her husband's ex-wife because the more recent relationship began with infidelity. Despite criticism, a few states still allow for such "alienation of affection" lawsuits.
Kimberly Lawson
12.26.18
Tonic

These Sex Games Could Help You Explore Desires You Didn’t Even Know You Had

A sex therapist explained three types of games you should try and one you shouldn't.
Grant Stoddard
11.28.18
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