Redefining Required Reading: Where Are Trans Women Writers in the Classroom?

Trans women writers are rarely part of the academic canon in either literature or gender-studies classes, despite publishing numerous ground-breaking books over the past decade.  Read more »

The Importance of Expanding Sex-Ed to People with Developmental Disabilities

A long-time sexuality educator discusses the importance of teaching sex-ed to people with developmental disabilities.  Read more »

What Does California's New Sex-Ed Law Mean?

The state now requires students to get comprehensive sex education, rather than abstinence-only lessons.   Read more »

Why Don't College Students Report Sexual Assault? Because They Think Nothing Will Be Done

Many people say they're “too embarrassed or ashamed” to report the attack. Read more »

“Do Not Watch This if Your Motives Would Upset Me”: Emma Sulkowicz’s New Multimedia Project

A clear slogan painted on a wall at the Cambridge Student Union. ... Read more »

Years Before College, Middle Schoolers Campaign to End Campus Rape

13-year-old Leilani in a middle school video raising support for the Campus Safety and Accountability Act. On the last day of school before spring break at Manhattan Country School, the 7th and 8th graders... Read more »

Powerful Film "The Hunting Ground" Takes on Campus Sexual Assault

With its harrowing statistics and deeply personal stories from survivors, The Hunting Ground, a new documentary about sexual assault on college campuses, is not an easy film to watch. But it is an important one. Read more »

Black Girls Matter: A New Report Shows How Racism Plays a Role in School Suspensions

A new report shows that race clearly plays a role in school suspensions. Eight-year-olds sometimes throw tantrums. Twelve-year-olds occasionally ... Read more »

Female College Coaches Get No Respect

Champion hockey coach Shannon Miller at a press conference in the fall, shortly before she was let go.   Right before the holidays, Shannon Miller, the women’s ice hockey coach... Read more »

Instead of Banning Yoga Pants, Schools Should Crack Down on Harassment

Yoga pants and leggings are increasingly being banned by school dress codes. Photo by Matt Madd I was driving by one of the high schools here in Portland the other day and the... Read more »