No, She Really Didn’t: Persistent Myths About Women Debunked

As human beings, we can all be flawed, fragile, and stupid. Sometimes we make terrible decisions. But it's necessary to be critical of any widely held beliefs that are specific to our gender, or that develop into urban legends that will proliferate sexist ideas. Here are some examples of irrational lifestyle

Locking the Door

One time, not recently but a few months ago, I watched my boyfriend close and lock the door to our apartment. After walking two and a half blocks away from our place, I felt the deep compulsion to go back and check that the door was locked. I fought the

Is Rape Culture Awareness Making College Men Celibate?

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A few years ago, one of my male co-workers was telling a story about his first semester at college. Let's call him Ted. Ted had just gotten back from a party, and walked into his dorm room to find his roommates having rough sex with a

What Sex-Positivity Isn’t. Or Shouldn’t Be, Anyway.

These days, there seems to be a lot of confusion about what the term “sex-positivity” means. Indeed, the term can mean different things to different people, and that’s alright! Increasingly, however, I’ve been seeing it thrown around as a catch-all term for a hedonistic love of sex or as a