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“Let’s talk about sex, baby”: Hook up culture and the beginning of open conversations about sex on campus

Tweet The night always begins innocently enough. A young, college-age girl with beautiful blonde hair and an innocent smile enters a crowded party with her group of similarly attractive young friends. Smoke clouds the air and loud music throbs from nearby speakers. Sweating, drunken bodies press together, moving to the beat of the music. For [...]
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I am Here for Me, Too

TweetThis was first published at Feminists-At-Large For anyone who’s spent at least a minimal amount of time within the pages, blogs, feeds, and conversations of modern feminism, it should be more than apparent that feminism can no longer survive and succeed as a discrete, limited endeavor. Intersectionality has been a buzzword and important focal point [...]
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Female college students, beware the slut-shaming

TweetThe walk of fame. The stroll of success. It seems that the stride of confidence across campus in the same clothes as the night before, ducking behind buses and bushes after spending the night with a member of the opposite sex is now considered a rite of passage and even an imminent fate for many [...]
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How would a female presidential candidate fare if she had Newt’s fidelity problem?

TweetBy Kathy Groob, ElectWomen Magazine Clearly the religious right doesn’t care about the sanctity of marriage as long as it’s between a man and a woman.  When South Carolina Republicans voted overwhelmingly for Newt Gingrich on Saturday, they proved that infidelity and divorce, even multiple times, isn’t enough to keep a candidate out of the [...]
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