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Every now and then, a piece about sexting is shared across my social media feeds. Questions abound: “Agh! Why do teens sext?! Don’t they know better?!” and “Why do girls think it’s okay to send these photos?!” Then of course: “Pictures last forever on the internet! Once you send something, it’s out there!” The young […]
A few weeks ago, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that compels California universities to use an “affirmative consent” standard when investigating campus sexual assaults. As Amanda Hess from Slate explains, This means that during an investigation of an alleged sexual assault, university disciplinary committees will have to ask if the sexual encounter […]
We often think of addiction in broad terms — as statistics, as a brain disease, as a driver of crime. But what can we learn when we hear directly from those experiencing — and overcoming — addiction?