Diverse perspectives enhance discourse around sex

Sex on Tuesday

Over the course of the semester, my columns have been the subject of a bit of controversy: I’ve been praised for their content and, at the same time, have faced accusations of sexism and misogyny from friends, colleagues and the public. Generally, the reactions to my columns have been polarizing.
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Practicing no religion is a right, too

Social Double-take

“I’m sorry to say this, but on this track, you’re condemned to eternal wrath in hell.” OK. Not the most pleasant thing anyone has said to me. And certainly not what I was expecting to hear when I went over to Free Speech Movement Cafe that day for some sunshine
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Every step you take, Big Brother is watching

Loyal Opposition

With both the Washington Post and the Guardian winning the Pulitzer Prize for breaking the story on National Security Agency surveillance, I thought I’d have a go at winning one myself. By now, the fiery outrage most people feel over the fact that their government is spying on them has receded
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Why we should be selling sex

Sex on Tuesday

Prostitution, what some might consider to be humanity’s oldest occupation, is today heavily scrutinized as an immoral and deviant form of objectifying one’s body for money.
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My personal ode to Berkeley

Hungry and Foolish

Let’s end this week’s opinion column round table with a pretty simple question: When’s the last time you left Berkeley? And, no, I don’t mean to stop off at the Missouri Lounge or some other locale that requires you to travel a mere stone’s throw from campus.
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Idealism flocks to “This Town” — to die

Loyal Opposition

As students of a top-tier university, it is the responsibility of those of us who do go to work in D.C. — whether libertarian, progressive or anything in between — that we work to make government, at any level, more than just an exercise in power and ego.
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Learning in, and from, Korea

Social Double-take

Wind the clock back 13 years and look halfway across the globe, and you’ll find me: a curious and eager 6-year-old girl in Seoul, South Korea’s capital. If it’s a Saturday, you’re in luck. My Saturdays weren’t filled with morning cartoons and the full-fledged satisfaction in the arrival of the
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