Vanessa K. Bohns: Weinstein jurors must differentiate between consent and compliance – which research shows isn't easy
Did the women accusing Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault consent to his sexual advances of their own free will, or were they coerced?
It is perfectly consistent to be deeply critical of the economic and gender inequalities that give rise to sex work, and still advocate for sex workers. The way to deal with cognitive dissonance is to tilt your head a little.
Many of the issues people have had with Keillor’s behavior through the years may have been caused by his autism.
If we were sometimes silly, we were also wise enough to know that understanding and taking control of our bodies was a first step to taking control of our lives.
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