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Students for Child-Oriented Policy

The following remarks were delivered by Tim Bradley, the student president of Students for Child-Oriented Policy at the University of Notre Dame, at the student award dinner during Sexuality, Integrity, and the University 2015. First of all, I’d like to thank LFN for … Continue reading »

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Looking Forward to Seeing You at SIU 2015!

by Brittany Crippen Things are buzzing here as we make the final preparations to welcome you to Princeton this weekend. In case you haven’t seen it yet and don’t know what all the hype is about, take a look at … Continue reading »

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What’s Your Favorite SIU Memory?

by Caitlin La Ruffa Conference week is here! We’re counting down the days, hours, and minutes until SIU 2015 kicks off! Over the last week we have been simply blown away by registration – which has now surpassed 300, making … Continue reading »

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Moving the Conversation #BeyondConsent at
The Catholic University of America

by Brooke Paris The Catholic University of America hosts a number of events on campus during the first few months of school that talk about sex. Here are just a few: “Real World,” a skit put on during orientation; “Bystander … Continue reading »

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SIU 2015 Teaser:
Standing Against the Harms of Pornography

by Brittany Crippen A few weeks ago I traveled to Orlando, Florida to participate in the 2015 Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Summit (CESE Summit). Hosted by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, the conference brought together hundreds of individuals … Continue reading »

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SIU 2015 Teaser:
Can We Join Together For the Sake of Our Children?

by Caitlin La Ruffa With election season heating up and debates already in full swing, we find ourselves asking the perennial question – how can we ensure that our children will have a hopeful future? What kinds of policies are … Continue reading »

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SIU 2015 Teaser:
Is Sex-Reassignment Surgery Really the Solution?

by Cassandra Hough Last week, my children sat and listened to Mo Willems’ I’m a Frog! during their pre-K reading hour. In this Elephant and Piggie book, Gerald the elephant grapples with how to react to his friend Piggie when … Continue reading »

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SIU 2015 Teaser:
Helen Alvaré at the World Meeting of Families

by Andrew Debter Two weeks ago I had the privilege of attending the World Meeting of Families (WMOF) in Philadelphia. The WMOF is a massive conference held every three years for the purpose of energizing and strengthening families across the world. … Continue reading »

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Finding Common Ground

by Caitlin La Ruffa Like most universities, my alma mater is rightly concerned with the problem of sexual assault on campus and has sought for years to educate students about the risks and the standards of consent. Their approach is … Continue reading »

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Welcome to the Military: Are You Worthy of Honor?

by ESN K. T. Waldorf, USN The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author only and do not reflect the official policy or position of the Department of Defense. In our culture today we have … Continue reading »

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