Dean of Harvard Faculty ‘Concerned’ About Proposed Federal Changes to Title IX

US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos proposed changes to the interpretation of Title IX would make the standards by which universities regulate sexual harassment and other forms of sex discrimination harder for victims to prove. Harvard College's Dean of Faculty of Arts And Sciences gives pause and reservation about how that would impact students on university [...]

Sending Lewd Nudes to Strangers Could Mean a Year in Jail

Cyber harassment has become all too prevalent. The New York City Council has introduced a bill to make such electronic harassment punishable by jail or a hefty fine for the perpetrator. Other cities and states should do the same.  Read More

What Romeo and Juliet Laws Mean for Teens

While minors may be able to lawfully engage in consensual sexual activity depending on the laws of their state, such is not the case when one of the participants is 18, and therefor considered an adult. Romeo and Juliet laws, which were named after the fictionalized young teenager lovers, are intended to provide some protection [...]

Author Examines Coercive Control as Form of Abuse in Relationships

Dr. Lisa Fontes, author of Invisible Chains, discusses Coercive Control which is form of dating violence that is often hard to see from the outside. Coercive Control occurs when a partner uses threats, isolation, manipulation and verbal abuse to maintain power and control over a partner. Read More

How 4 teens took on bullying — and won

Four women who had previously been bullying victims in high school share how they turned the tables on bullying. Each woman empowered herself by taking on the bullying epidemic with positive resources and resolutions for other bullying victims.

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