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Tag Archive | "Rape"

Love & Sex in YA Lit: THE COMPLICATED

Thursday, December 16, 2010

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Our friends, Em & Nora (who we like to call “Em & No”), recently launched a site for grown-ups about young adult literature called LoveYALit.com*, since (according to the New York Times) more and more people 18-and-over are enjoying books originally intended for the 18-and-under set. Of course, books about teens, the most hormonal among [...]

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Love & Sex in YA Lit: THE BAD

Thursday, December 9, 2010

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Our friends, Em & Nora (who we like to call “Em & No”), recently launched a site for grown-ups about young adult literature called LoveYALit.com*, since (according to the New York Times) more and more people 18-and-over are enjoying books originally intended for the 18-and-under set. Of course, books about teens, the most hormonal among [...]

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A (For Lack of a Better Word) Refreshing Anti-Rape Campaign

Thursday, August 12, 2010

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The Tumblr blog Bitter Buffalo said it best: “What’s this? An anti-rape campaign that focuses on preventing rape instead of preventing women leaving the house? Holy crap it’s Christmas.” Read the full post on SUNfiltered

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Help These Non-Profits with a Simple Online Vote!

Monday, April 26, 2010

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Instead of pumping 20 million into Super Bowl advertising, Pepsi spent just one million and are putting the other 19 toward community grants in their Pepsi Refresh Challenge Grant. Here are two that are near and dear to our hearts that we think are worth your votes. You can vote every day until April 30 [...]

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Date Rape Is So Funny We Forgot to Laugh

Monday, April 13, 2009

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We’re still not sure why Seth Rogen and Anna Faris are America’s comedic sweethearts. We loved Knocked Up just as much as the next guy, but haven’t the overweight stoner and dumb blonde jokes been done to death? Well, they are America’s comedic sweethearts, which we guess is why Warner Brothers, plenty of movie critics, [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: Can I Lead a Full Life Without Sex?

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

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photo by Ingorr Dear Em & Lo, I’m 34 and I’ve never had a boyfriend. I was molested as a child and raped as an adult. I’ve never had consensual sex. Yet I have intensely sexual dreams. I’ve had years of counseling, but the fear of having a sexual relationship remains. I isolate myself from [...]

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Dear Em & Lo: Should I Be Concerned About My Rape Fantasies?

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

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photo by Laura Cameron Dear Em & Lo, I’m writing to ask you about your opinion of rape fantasies. I’ve been in a serious and loving relationship with my boyfriend for almost four years now. It’s a very egalitarian, loving, supportive and comfortable relationship. Yet both my boyfriend and I immensely enjoy acting out rape [...]

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