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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Dear Men in Power: I Know You're Scared.

Dear Men in Power: I Know You're Scared.

Dear Men in Power, I know you’re scared. Maybe you haven’t slept well in the past two months since the #MeToo movement took its stride. Perhaps you lie awake at night thinking back to those times you might have crossed a line with a female employee...

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Men and #MeToo — What Some Men May Not Understand About Women

Men and #MeToo — What Some Men May Not Understand About Women

A close female friend recently sent this text message to me: “I’m having a lot of trouble with some men who are terrible to women in their private lives, now being loud objectors to what’s happening in news around sexual harassment and assault (and the #MeToo movement). It’s hard not to be cynical....

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Denim Day 2017 in San Diego, for sexual assault prevention & education

Denim Day 2017 in San Diego, for sexual assault prevention & education

What is Denim Day? This day happens around the world in April, which is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Denim Day is based on the findings of a judge in Italy in 1992 who overturned the conviction of a driver instructor (who raped his much younger driving student)...

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