Why do we assume that a person of a certain sex is also of a certain gender and that gender determines to whom that person is attracted?
Let’s talk about sex.
The cheap substitute for intimacy, pornography changed the way I saw the world around me, until I decided to Fight the New Drug.
Photo Courtesy of Vin Le Hosting the 7th annual Relationship Week, the Relationship IQ team continues to provide students with insight on developing healthy relationships, with the theme titled “Look Up: Get a friend, get a date, find God.” Relationship IQ, a student outreach program that has existed since 2005, is a ministry program of […]
Black women are the least likely to marry outside of their race or get married at all, according to the latest census data. It follows that they are also the least likely to date outside of their race. But why is this? Aren’t we all human? I’m a black woman who has dated outside of […]
Women can be patriarchal. After all, women have been born into a society that has constructed identities for them and prevented them from voicing any opposition to such pink-rainbow ideals. Naturally, it is more than possible, if not natural, that women would fall prey to the very systematic oppression that binds them. If you can’t […]
Art by Sacha Irick Pepperdine’s Student Health Center uses the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s definition of contraception when considering students options, according to Student Health Center Director Nancy Safinick. The CDC’s definition of contraception is “the deliberate use of artificial methods or other techniques to prevent pregnancy as a consequence of sexual intercourse.” […]
I’m not into labels, but I do believe in equal treatment and equal opportunity for women, especially when it comes to the issue of sharing something as wonderful as surfing. If that makes me a “feminist,” then I’m OK with that. However, I also believe that women have a different position out in the waves […]
Art by Sacha Irick Sex during college is a thing. And sex at Pepperdine is a thing. Students may be in a loving relationship, they may be married or they may be single. However, the fact that students at Pepperdine don’t have access to condoms is a huge issue. The Student Health Center adheres to […]
As a black man, I can’t be abstinent. Well, at least it seems that way. There is pressure to have sex. When I turn on music to get me through the day or get me from class to class, that fresh R&B crooner or hip-hop heavyweight — who looks like me or sounds like me […]