Not My Son

Not My Son

NOT MY SON In seminars, I ask parents what their greatest fears are about sex and their kids. Without fail, parents of girls are worried about sexual assault and what they can do to stop their daughter from becoming a victim. And without fail, what I do NOT hear is...
What do you call a woman who has a lot of sex?

What do you call a woman who has a lot of sex?

Or, if you live in our house, MUM. I speak to so many women who left their sexual identity at the threshold of becoming a mother. In our culture it is an insane taboo for a woman to be a mother – AND love sex. And yet, if we are honest, it is exactly what our...
What did you expect?

What did you expect?

Loving the idea of a new diagnosis of “What Did You Expect.” I heard this term recently, from a psychiatrist, in response to the many many labels we designate to the “bad behaviour” of young people. He proposed, instead, a culture of awareness, and a diagnosis of What...
#giveagirlavoice

#giveagirlavoice

I am a female self defence instructor. Yes, I teach girls how to punch someone in the throat. I teach them how to deal with being choked, grabbed by the hair, dragged from their car, followed on the street, mauled in bars. Yes, I teach them situational awareness, how...

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