Educating Our Young Men About Rape

The current spotlight on campus sexual assault will no doubt raise awareness among college students of their legal rights and obligations. One hopes that it will also hold universities accountable for the social cultures they tolerate, if not create, on their own campuses. Read the complete article on Educating Our Young Men About Rape.

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Report: Women’s Salaries Vary Across the U.S.

Do women earn as much as men? It may depend on where you live.
Sharlene Hesse-Biber is the director of the Women’s and Gender Studies program at Boston College and she joined us to talk about a new study from the Institute for Women’s Policy research 2014.

California Passes ‘Yes-Means-Yes’ Campus Sexual Assault Bill

(Reuters) – Californian lawmakers passed a law on Thursday requiring universities to adopt “affirmative consent” language in their definitions of consensual sex, part of a nationwide drive to curb sexual assault on U.S. campuses. The measure, passed unanimously by the California State Senate, has been called the “yes-means-yes” bill. It defines sexual consent between people as “an affirmative, conscious and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity”. To read the complete article follow this link.