The accusation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at age 17 sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl at a high school party is the latest in a string of #metoo stories that have many people examining their own sexual encounters. Has the #metoo movement caused you to see some of your early sexual experiences in a different light? Do you now regret your sexual behavior at a high school party, or on a date? In this hour, we’ll discuss how increased awareness about consent and sexual assault affects our understanding of our own histories and how and why rape culture persists.
Related Links and Resources:
- Facebook post by Sheerly Avni
- National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline: 800.656.HOPE
- San Francisco Women Against Rape: 415.647.7273
- 10 Tips for Parents: Talking with Your Teen About Sex (UCSF)
- Sexual Harassment Among Teens is Pervasive. Here’s How Parents Can Change That. (Washington Post)
- What Should I Do if I or Someone I Know Was Sexually Assaulted? (Planned Parenthood)