December is almost over. Every day, there are developments, discoveries, and thoughtful criticisms written and published about issues of consent and sexual assault prevention. Here is a list of some powerful articles from December 2016.
– Study finds that peer-led sex education is effective among teens. Link here.
– Study finds that the ability to read sexual cues is learnable, something that may be able to enhance sex ed courses. Link here.
– Season 3 of Showtime’s “The Affair” is an excellent example of consent discussions in the media. Link here.
– Sexual assault survivors find voice and reclamation through photography at the University of Missouri. Link here.
– The hotly contested holiday song, “Baby, It’s Cold Outside,” is dissected from two points of view: the romantic, and the coercive. Link here.
– Riley J. Dennis’ “How to Fight Rape Culture at Colleges” video provides empowering steps for students to change campus culture. Link here.
– Amaze.org video provides advice on how to talk to kids about sexual assault. Link here. Check out more of Amaze.org videos here.
– “You need to take care of yourself.” Whether you are a survivor of sexual assault, a friend or parent of a survivor, or an administrator, self-care is important to reacquaint oneself with the body. Link here.
– Sex education often omits discussions of pleasure. Link here.
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