A Step in the Right Direction But We Must Resist Identity Politics
Sexual harassment is unacceptable and should stop. However, I disagree with the ideological aspects of some of the content and recommendations...
We acknowledge that consensual sexual interactions can include power differentials and enjoyable ways that people play with power. Indeed, sexuality researchers are adults who are able to choose, consent to, and engage in sexual interactions with others, including colleagues. Yet we cannot deny how power imbalances and precarious social positions make choice and consent murky at times.
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