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Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage has been ruled unconstitutional.

“The biggest flaw in current anti-poverty policies is that they don’t take into account the increasing role that fathers play in children’s lives.”

Perpetrators of sexual violence will no longer be issued visas to visit the United States.

The West Virginia chemical spill is a reproductive justice issue.

UC-Berkeley faces a new Title IX complaint.

UConn, meanwhile, ignored sexual harassment claims against a music professor.

Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage has been ruled unconstitutional.

“The biggest flaw in current anti-poverty policies is that they don’t take into account the increasing role that fathers play in children’s lives.”

Perpetrators of sexual ...

The West Virginia oral sex case and the seriousness of sexual assault against men

For days I have been mulling over the case in West Virginia where a woman allegedly wielded a knife to force her estranged husband and his friend to give her oral sex. I am ashamed to say that I initially responded to the story with nervous laughter and shock. I laughed because it was comical to read about the act of oral sex being talked about as if it was such a formal procedure. This business of a woman who “commenced to undress herself,” or a man who “declined said invitation” just threw me. I was shocked because my own stereotypes about men led me to wonder why two men couldn’t simply overpower this woman.

I’ll also admit that my ...

For days I have been mulling over the case in West Virginia where a woman allegedly wielded a knife to force her estranged husband and his friend to give her oral sex. I am ashamed to ...