Trigger Warning: This article includes my personal story of surviving sexual assault and reclaiming my sexual empowerment. I also share crucial and cutting edge information about consent for ALL [ Read More ] about How Trauma Can Complicate and Confuse Consent
Why Rape Survivors Don’t Do What We Think They “Should” Do
The sexual assault allegations that catapulted the hashtag #MeToo into a viral phenomenon reshaped our collective consciousness around consent; and yet our culture and our laws are still [ Read More ] about Why Rape Survivors Don’t Do What We Think They “Should” Do
Valentine’s Day Bliss or #MeToo Moment?
What will you do while the world is celebrating Valentine's Day? Will you share an intimate evening with your special someone? Or simply send a sexy card to a favorite crush? Or maybe you'll curl [ Read More ] about Valentine’s Day Bliss or #MeToo Moment?
How Does Gender Training Affect Consent?
Years ago, when my stepson was only six years old, he told me something I have never forgotten. He said "It's harder for boys." I intuitively knew what he meant in that moment. And at the same [ Read More ] about How Does Gender Training Affect Consent?
Is This a Scary Time for Men?
Last week a male friend shared with me that since #MeToo he is confused and uncertain on dates. Should he initiate the first kiss? Although in the past he would have felt fine kissing his date, now he [ Read More ] about Is This a Scary Time for Men?
The Yogini with a Past
In 2010, the media branded her “Europe’s most perverted Dominatrix.” But Ira van Damm’s pro domme sessions don’t sound that extreme to me. And I would not call her or her work “perverted.” But that [ Read More ] about The Yogini with a Past