Back to his place

(In)secure

Friday night found me, as it often does, at a fraternity house. The room smelled like sweat and cheap alcohol, and the floors were sticky with Keystone Light. Across the room from a table littered with empty Solo cups, the two of us swayed our hips next to each other
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Reclaiming my voice

Breathe in. Open your mouth. Exhale. Exert your vocal chords. Silence. It’s all too familiar a feeling to lose your voice. You cheered too much at the concert or game last night. You have a sore throat. Maybe you just drank or smoked too much. Losing your voice doesn’t always
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Laci Green talks consensual sex and relationships

If you walked past Lower Sproul on Monday and wondered why there were were condoms everywhere, The Daily Californian has an answer for you. On Monday, UC Berkeley alumnus and sex-positive vlogger Laci Green came back to visit the campus and discuss the importance of consent with students. In a
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State audit of sexual assault procedures findings troubling, not surprising

Survivors of assault and people who have been following this story as it unfolds at 55 campuses across the country were likely not surprised to learn that the process of reporting and processing these cases is very flawed. The report found that people in authority who were in a position to receive the first notice that an assault had taken place, including athletic staff personnel and resident advisers, were not properly trained on how to get that information to the right people. What can be extrapolated from this data is that more training is needed at many levels of the university system, as well as transparency on the workings and timeline of a sexual assault accusation.
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Condom sense

This has been a long time coming, but here are some safer-sex tips that are often forgotten in the heat of the moment (and that you probably didn’t learn in high school).
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Let’s talk about consent, again

Sex on Tuesday

I’d like to start off this semester’s column by revisiting consent, given how many people feel they have had their consent violated in the past. For the most part, I’ll wager that whoever violated their consent wasn’t some demonic-eyed, evil rapist
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The talk (that must be had)

Sex on Tuesday

Here is one of the most important words in the English language: con·sent /kənˈsent/ Noun: Permission for something to happen or agreement to do something. Verb: Give permission for something to happen. Comprehend it and internalize what it means. Now internalize this: Sex cannot happen without consent. Sex without mutual
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