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CASUAL HOOKUPS TO FORMAL DATES: Refining the Boundaries of the Sexual Double Standard

April 13, 2012

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by JULIE A. REID, University of Southern Mississippi, SINIKKA ELLIOTT, North Carolina State UniversityGRETCHEN R. WEBBER, Middle Tennessee State University Gender & Society October 2011 vol. 25 no. 5 545-568 Abstract – “Hooking up,” a popular type of sexual behavior among college students, has become a pathway to dating relationships. Based on open-ended narratives written by […]

Opinion: Stop encouraging sexual assault of our young Black and Latina girls

February 16, 2012

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February 15th, 2012 Several “hip-hop feminists” voiced their outrage at rapper Too $hort’s recent comments. By Raquel Cepeda, Special to CNN Editor’s Note: Raquel Cepeda is an award-winning journalist, documentary filmmaker and author of the forthcoming book, “i, latina?: My Year of Tripping Through my Ancestral DNA, Running The Fukú Down, and Making Peace with […]

Is online dating destroying love?

February 8, 2012

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Online dating is now one of the most common ways to start a relationship. But is it fulfilling our dreams – or shattering our cherished ideal of romance? Stuart Jeffries guardian.co.uk, Monday 6 February 2012 Online dating: offers the dream of true love but, for many, casual sex is the aim. Photograph: Alamy ‘I’m telling […]

In Pursuit of Romance

August 6, 2011

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By Aryn Baker / RiyadhThursday, Jul. 21, 2011 tolen Moments With no movie theaters or bars to go to, a hot date is taking a girl to have her hand painted with henna Photograph by Lynsey Addario for TIME It’s 10 minutes to midnight on a Thursday in Riyadh, the start of the Saudi weekend, […]

In Pursuit of Romance

August 6, 2011

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By Aryn Baker / RiyadhThursday, Jul. 21, 2011 tolen Moments With no movie theaters or bars to go to, a hot date is taking a girl to have her hand painted with henna Photograph by Lynsey Addario for TIME It’s 10 minutes to midnight on a Thursday in Riyadh, the start of the Saudi weekend, […]