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Feminist Initiatives

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On this (final!) episode of Sex+, Berkley is joined by veterinary student and active feminist Sarah Zelinski to talk about her work in Uganda, both as part of the “goat pass-on project” and in her own community-focused initiatives around menstrual supplies.

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Everyday Sexism

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Sexism exists in so many insidious and quietly accepted ways. What can we do to combat it?

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Intersectionality

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We all exist as a combination of multiple identities, with each affecting and affected by the others. When one is in a position of disadvantage, this can add up in some really obstructive ways.

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Men in Rape Culture

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Women in rape culture maintain a constant state of risk assessment and social awareness — it’s high time men started working to lighten the load.

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Ghomeshi Verdict

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Jian Ghomeshi found not guilty on all charges. What happened in this trial and what does it mean for victims of sexual assault?

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Naughty Bits

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Is there a difference between a consent “accident” and a consent “violation”? What are the ramifications of North Carolina’s recently passed anti-trans bill?

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Sexual Dealbreakers

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Taking some very solid prompts from this article, Berkley explores the kinds of sexual conduct we ought to be worried about.

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Inclusive Feminism

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Can we be “better feminists” without taking each other down in the process? Yes! Here are a few ideas as to how.

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freeKesha

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With the verdict passed on Kesha’s allegations of abuse against her producer, Berkley takes the opportunity to look at what’s going on with our legal system.

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Boylesque

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Joined by performer Peter Morningwood, much talk is had about the history of burlesque and what wonderful and hidden things it can unlock in the human psyche.

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