The sexual double standard in hip-hop became apparent when Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion released a hit single called “WAP.” The female rappers faced backlash as critics claimed the song to be vulgar and inappropriate, but why do female rappers receive criticism for lyrics similar to those that male rappers are praised for?
Art by Ally Armstrong This column serves as the voice of Crossroads and is written by Grace Ramsey, a member of the Crossroads e-board. Crossroads is the Pepperdine student-run organization advocating for LGBTQ+. I was 13 when everyone I knew suddenly became obsessed with crushes and first kisses and who was “hottest.” I didn’t get […]
Students have the right to make choices regarding their sexual activity without fearing disciplinary action from the University.
Pepperdine and other Christian communities should reconsider their stance on sex
Photo Courtesy of Pepperdine University What is a hookup? Director of Relationship IQ for the Boon Center for the Family, Hannah Parmelee, and her Relationship IQ interns have explored this and other similar topics through convocation events held during the school year. A Seaver alumna who earned a master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from […]
When a bunch of Christian kids come to a Christian school in hopes of pursuing an education with a Christian perspective, discussing sexual matters is often taboo. Our RAs and SLAs, Pepperdine Sex IQ’s and the Counseling Center may advocate their availability for conversation. But are these discussions popular or relevant enough on campus? I’m […]