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Rebecca Cohen: ‘when we call something offensive, we mean it’s harmful’.

http://www.upworthy.com/this-artist-brilliantly-tackles-the-concept-of-being-offended-in-a-colorful-comic?c=ufb2

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“God help us if the best we can say about the sex we have is that it was consensual.” – Maya Dusenbery

Rebecca Traister discusses a gender imbalance in sexual experiences beyond just issues of consent, but pertaining to issues of quality and pleasure.

http://nymag.com/thecut/2015/10/why-consensual-sex-can-still-be-bad.html

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Lorraine Devon Wilke on women’s fear of offending, in the context of the Cosby scandal.

This is a very important and well-articulated opinion piece about a psychological reality that far too many women face in their romantic and sexual relationships with men, whereby the fear of offending or being branded uninteresting or in other ways unworthy can overcome the instinct for self-preservation.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lorraine-devon-wilke/women-sex-and-the-fear-of_b_7891726.html

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