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My Experience with the Sex Positivity Movement

Hi y’all!

I have a new article out on my experience with the sex positivity movement (hint: it’s not exactly been positive). You can read it here on Medium!

I invite you to share if you feel it resonates with you or someone you know. I’m social media free these days, so all the support I get on my work is from readers like you! Thank you 🙂

View at Medium.com

Why You Shouldn’t Be Too Quick to Try CBD

In The Mad Dash To Legalize Marijuana, We’ve Been Cavalier About Its Risks

As more and more shops hawk CBD products, claiming they’re a magical cure-all to a laundry list of ailments, we should be skeptical.

 

My latest for The Federalist

How Nadia’s Vagina Statue Perpetuates the Problems With Purity Culture

My latest for The Federalist:

Making a statue of a vagina out of purity rings might be attention-grabbing and even perhaps cathartic, but it is not healing.

My Latest: Toxic Masculinity and Purity Culture

HOW THE MISHANDLING OF CONCEPTS DISTRACTS FROM THE ISSUES THEY SEEK TO ADDRESS

Because of my vocations as a wife and the mother of a son, I took interest in the Gillette commercial on toxic masculinity that caused a stir recently. When I first watched the commercial, I had difficulty deducing what exactly was so wrong with it. While I had heard of the term toxic masculinity before, it has become so prevalent and apparently inflammatory that it warranted investigation. Subsequent events, such as the “smirk off” with a young white boy and a Native American man and the involuntarily celibate young man planning on murdering women have redoubled my interest in discerning what this concept is really about…

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Social Media Fallout From Sexual Assault

In this solo episode, recorded via phone, Rebecca discusses some of the issues that come about from social media fallout of sexual assault. They include:

  • Projection
  • Healthy Boundaries
  • Bullying from other survivors
  • What to do if you have been assaulted
  • How the political aspects of the discussion mirror issues from purity culture

Listen in iTunes:

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After that, Rebecca gives a personal update and a sneak peak at her other projects. Sign up for her email list and see all the latest projects at rebeccalemke.com 

If you sign up for Audible as a new member, you can get The Scarlet Virgins audiobook (with exclusive content) for free!

If you are already an Audible member but have purchased the digital ebook of The Scarlet Virgins, you can get the audio version with Whispersync for a reduced price! Sign up here:

Audible link for the US: https://www.audible.com/pd/B07HXWXLF9/?source_code=AUDFPWS0223189MWT-BK-ACX0-129343&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_129343_rh_us

Audible link for the UK: https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/B07HXX41NR/?source_code=AUKFrDlWS02231890H6-BK-ACX0-129343&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_129343_rh_uk

Audible link for FR: https://www.audible.fr/pd/B07HY1MJ16/?source_code=FRAORWS022318903B-BK-ACX0-129343&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_129343_rh_fr

Audible link for DE: https://www.audible.de/pd/B07HXRQMX4/?source_code=EKAORWS0223189009-BK-ACX0-129343&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_129343_rh_de

My thoughts on the movement abolishing “child marriage”

I don’t usually cover things like this, but I find the movement to abolish “child marriage” in the U.S. to be dishonest and inconsistent.

Moving the Minimum Age of Marriage to 18 is Bad Law

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