#metoo

This moment or movement has freed up much-needed SPACE for us to fill with our personal experiences with men that range from violent rape to subtle coercion and harassment.

Can Straight Couples Survive #MeToo?

As women build and strengthen our communities, and find commonalities over male-related traumas, where does that leave us in our relationships with Read...
Myisha Battle    |   04.3.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Innocent women are the prey for Dracula — showing that no woman is safe, much like now. (image via Wikicommons)

Dracula Is Really Just Every Rapist And Abuser You Know

What's more emblematic of the horrors of patriarchy than Dracula films and literature? Read...
Joanna Valente of Luna Luna Magazine    |   02.7.18   |   SHARE
Culture
Unfortunately I held onto the dogmatic perfectionism.

How Dogmatic Perfectionism Nearly Killed Me

There was no room for fallibility or even a gray scale of good and bad — perfection was the only option. Dogmatic perfectionism nearly killed me! Read...
Tris Mamone    |   01.30.18   |   SHARE
Minds
I'm just questioning myself over and over. Do you think I’m a rapist? (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: Am I A Rapist? 

Did I push her into having sex, not physically but verbally? Did I not pick up on her body language? I don’t feel like I raped her, but am I a rapist Read...
Erin Khar   |   01.30.18   |   SHARE
Ask Erin
By Timothy Krause [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Aziz Ansari’s Sexual Misconduct Story Highlights The Importance Of Teaching Sex Ed

How do we expect adults such as Aziz Ansari to understand the components of consent if we are not emphasizing this type of education as early as Read...
Mariana Plata    |   01.19.18   |   SHARE
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Considering Consent: A Twitter Chat Round-Up

When we stop talking about consent, we also stop thinking about it — and that's how we got to this point in the first place! Let's keep the Read...
Ravishly Staff    |   12.9.17   |   SHARE
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Tarana Burke is the woman who started the Me Too movement. We owe much of this movement to her efforts and activism.

The Silence Breakers Were Never Silent — We Just Weren't Listening

With the announcement of the TIME Person of the Year, the Silence Breakers, there is no doubt that our stories of sexual harassment have taken center Read...
Dena Landon    |   12.7.17   |   SHARE
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Verbal and physical assaults on LGBTQ students happen in the halls, gyms, playgrounds, and classrooms of high schools across America.

#Bullied: Stop The Harassment Of Our LGBTQ Youth

We need to protect our LGBTQ youth. One in 10 LGBTQ students reported that school staff was part of the harassment or assault they experienced. Read...
Erik McIntosh of Role Reboot    |   12.6.17   |   SHARE
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