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General perception of sexual consent woefully distorted

General perception of sexual consent woefully distorted

By Lena Rawley, Contributing Columnist

September 26, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Media representations of sex do not always promote consent, leading consumers to believe that consent is not a necessary part of sexual intimacy.

Ban against gay men donating blood should be dropped

Ban against gay men donating blood should be dropped

October 3, 2013


Filed under Opinion

One of my friends was recently turned away from a blood drive when he disclosed he was gay and sexually active. Although he has tested negative for HIV, the group running the blood drive would not allow him to participate. They told him it was simply a cautionary measure. Since 1977, the Food and Drug Admin...