The danger of compartmentalizing sex

The danger of compartmentalizing sex

We compartmentalize sex. From what it means to be a “good person” in regards to sexually respecting others. We compartmentalize sex. From our overall health and well-being as humans. We, as a society, compartmentalize sex. Why does this matter?…

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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 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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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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