Actually, consent is complicated

Actually, consent is complicated

“I’m going to kiss you now,” Tom says as he moves in to embrace the flustered Amber, a fellow first year student at Princeton University. This is one of the opening lines in Actually, a two-person play by Anna Ziegler at the San Diego Repertory Theatre.

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What Parents Need to Talk about with Sex & Consent

What Parents Need to Talk about with Sex & Consent

In this interview, I discuss how to address sex and intimacy in marriage after one’s kids are out of the house. But we really delved into, and got heated about, how to prepare your kids to be responsible around sexual consent!

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What I Want to Hear from You, Brett Kavanaugh

What I Want to Hear from You, Brett Kavanaugh

I’ve heard denial and a lot of deflection. I’ve heard anger and sadness. And I’ve heard disrespect. I know you needed to show that you are tough and a strong man. You needed to show who is in charge through your dominance and anger and righteous indignation. What I haven’t heard from you, Judge Kavanaugh…

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The Why & How of Sexual Consent - Workshop in San Diego

The Why & How of Sexual Consent - Workshop in San Diego

At one time or another many of us have said yes when we wanted to say no, no when we wanted to say yes, and maybe when we really didn't mean it. At one time or another, we've pushed someone's boundaries, invaded their personal space, or accepted a lukewarm yes or quiet acquiescence…

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My Ex-Boyfriend Just Apologized Because of Aziz Ansari

My Ex-Boyfriend Just Apologized Because of Aziz Ansari

Within hours of each other, several male friends privately contacted me. They sent the Babe article of the detailed account by a woman named “Grace” of comedian Aziz Ansari’s sexual behavior on a first date. Was this just a “date gone bad” or was this actually a harmful #metoo experience?

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