A new study out of BU’s School of Public Health showed that in a sample of teen girls in the Boston metro-area seeking treatment in health clinics, 7.3% of them reported having engaged in “multi=person sex.” Unfortunately, that term isn’t entirely correct, since many of the girls reported that these acts were not always consensual - additionally, nearly half of them (45%) reported that condoms were not consistently used.
Read the entire article here - I’m interested to see how other studies in replicate these findings.
I wasn’t initially going to write about the dismissal of the DSK case, because I knew it would be tackled by the media and frankly, I was pretty upset about the decision.
Another story from my hometown newspaper, The San Francisco Chronicle, is actually what prompted me to write about it - a story about consent and in many ways credibility, as well. See what I think over at I’m Not Tired Yet, and let me know your thoughts.