The Psychopath’s Relationship Cycle: Idealize, Devalue and Discard

Source: The Psychopath’s Relationship Cycle: Idealize, Devalue and Discard “During the manipulation phase, Babiak and Hare go on to explain, psychopaths construct the “psychopathic fiction.”They pour on the charm to hook their victims emotionally and gain their trust. They present themselves as kind-hearted individuals. Of course, in order to do so, psychopaths resort to outrageous … More The Psychopath’s Relationship Cycle: Idealize, Devalue and Discard

What is Consent?

Originally posted on idealisticrebel:
? Everything You Need to Know About Consent That You Never Learned in Sex Ed What it looks like, what it sounds like, how to give it, and how to get it ? Dr. Zhana is an NYC-based sex researcher, writer, and educator who teaches Human Sexuality at NYU. She has…

What gives white men the right to take away a woman’s right to basic health care?

Originally posted on idealisticrebel:
For those of you who are unaware, it is already illegal for Federal Funds to be used for abortions.  Nevertheless, Rich White American Men on Capitol Hill — men who have their health care paid for by the American public under a special plan for Congressmen and Senators only, which is…

Stealthing: A new sex trend that may be rape

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? New Study Documents the Rise of Sex “Trend” Called “Stealthing” Men are reportedly removing condoms during sex without their partner’s consent. A new study documents the rise of a particularly disturbing sex trend called “stealthing,” or when a man removes a condom during sex without his partner’s consent. The Huffington…

Sexual Assault Survivors’ Rights

By Culture of Respect Legal rights exist for all victims of sexual assault. In addition colleges and Universities have requirements under various laws including Title IX, The Clery Act and Campus Save that they are mandated to perform. In this section we provide crucial pertinent information for both the survivor and schools.

If You Don’t Get Why Campus Rape Is A National Problem, Read This

By Lydia O’Connor, Tyler Kingkade on Huffington Post This is why injustice plagues most sexual assault cases. For many people, reading the Stanford University sexual assault victim’s powerful letter to her assailant was an entry point into the complicated, unjust realities of reporting and punishing sexual assault. While the attention the case — and similar ones at Baylor and Vanderbilt Universities … More If You Don’t Get Why Campus Rape Is A National Problem, Read This

Stigma of Mental Illness and Ways of Diminishing It

By Peter Byrne, Posted on The Royal College of Psychiatrists Full PDF Stigma is defined as a sign of disgrace or discredit, which sets a person apart from others. The stigma of mental illness, although more often related to context than to a person’s appearance, remains a powerful negative attribute in all social relations. Sociological interest in … More Stigma of Mental Illness and Ways of Diminishing It