What We Can Really Learn from the “One Third of College Men Would Rape” Study

In a recent study at the University of North Dakota, nearly one third of the men surveyed said they would force a woman to have sex, so long as they wouldn’t face any consequences. While there are a whole lot of truly disturbing findings in that study, there are also several misconceptions that need to be cleared up. Also, the researchers’ actual recommendations have been largely overlooked, yet they’re much more important for anti-rape education than the mere statistics are. Read More What We Can Really Learn from the “One Third of College Men Would Rape” Study

I Hate Nutella, Sex, and Neil deGrasse Tyson

I’ve been writing for P-Mag for a while now, and I’ve noticed a subtle change in the way I think about headlines. I wrote about what I cared about for a long time, and that was my only consideration. That was before I started seeing the weekly readership statistics. P-Mag has run a lot of amazing articles on a range of subjects, but every week, like clockwork, the posts about sex are at the top. It makes me get a little competitive, and maybe a little desperate. Sometimes I am extremely tempted to write articles specifically on topics that will draw a lot of readers. Here’s what I’ve come up with so far. To date, the editors of P-Mag have not been receptive to these, but I expect I’ll wear them down eventually. Read More I Hate Nutella, Sex, and Neil deGrasse Tyson