Rape Laws

How Bad Is the Sex Everyone's Having?

Kate Smurthwaite | Posted 03.11.2012 | UK Politics
Kate Smurthwaite

The proverbial joy of sex must be about pleasing the other person and enjoying their response and enthusiasm for pleasing you. In that context there is no mystic hinterland of confusion about consent. It's obvious.

It Is Wrong to Say 'Sex Without Consent is Rape'

Brendan O'Neill | Posted 28.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Brendan O'Neill

There is something deeply problematic in feminists' undermining of criminal intention in relation to rape. Because what it means is that stupid men, drunken men, thoughtless men and idiotic men who engage in ill-advised or regretted acts of sex are now increasingly lumped together with actual criminal men under the heading "rapists".