What Joe Biden's Joke About 'Permission' to Hug Reveals About Men's Understanding of Consent
Even as men profess to understand affirmative consent in their jokes and apologies, many conflate sexual desire with consent in practice.
How Playing With Sloths Taught Me About Sexual Consent
Lessons in how small gestures can create a safe space for a yes—and for a no.
To Have and to Hold: Consent and Intimacy for People With Alzheimer’s
There’s a strong cultural distaste for thinking about the elderly engaged in sexual activity, but we must if we’re going to protect an aging population.
Should It Be a Felony for Doctors and Hospitals to Film Patients Without Prior Consent?
A bill has been filed in New York that would make it one. State Assemblyman Ed Braunstein was inspired by a story about a man whose death was recorded by the real-life medical series NY Med without permission. His widow recognized her husband while watching the show on TV.