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Mommamental: Talking About Sex With Our Sons

Welcome to Mommamental, the place you come to talk about the things that should have been in the parenting manual that absolutely did not come Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   04.22.18   |   SHARE
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Many of us older daters weren’t brought up with the idea of consent.

Dating After Widowhood: You Can Withdraw Your Consent At Any Time

Many of us older daters weren’t brought up with the idea of consent. Read...
Debbie Weiss of The Hungover Widow    |   03.9.18   |   SHARE
How could he stand with survivors when he had sexually assaulted me, had made me feel so scared and sickened and not safe? (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: How Do I Tell My Best Friend That He Sexually Assaulted Me?

I'm really conflicted and upset and confused at the moment and just wanted some advice. My best friend sexually assaulted me, and he doesn't realize Read...
Erin Khar   |   02.21.18   |   SHARE
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By Timothy Krause [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Aziz Ansari’s Sexual Misconduct Story Highlights The Importance Of Teaching Sex Ed

How do we expect adults such as Aziz Ansari to understand the components of consent if we are not emphasizing this type of education as early as Read...
Mariana Plata    |   01.19.18   |   SHARE
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Considering Consent: A Twitter Chat Round-Up

When we stop talking about consent, we also stop thinking about it — and that's how we got to this point in the first place! Let's keep the Read...
Ravishly Staff    |   12.9.17   |   SHARE
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Talking to your kids about consent is important at any age.

How To Talk To Your Kids About Consent (At Any Age)

Wondering how to talk to your kids about consent? It's not hard as you’d think — the conversation changes over the years, but it’s all the same Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   12.8.17   |   SHARE
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Tarana Burke is the woman who started the Me Too movement. We owe much of this movement to her efforts and activism.

The Silence Breakers Were Never Silent — We Just Weren't Listening

With the announcement of the TIME Person of the Year, the Silence Breakers, there is no doubt that our stories of sexual harassment have taken center Read...
Dena Landon    |   12.7.17   |   SHARE
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I knew him. I trusted him. He did not rape me…or did he?!

Is It Rape If...

He was my junior year prom date, and we had done countless plays together in drama class. I knew him. I trusted him. He did not rape me…or did he?! I Read...
Jen McLellan of Plus Size Birth    |   12.1.17   |   SHARE
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