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Hookup culture liberates us in more ways than one

Xenia Gonikberg March 21, 2021
#OPINION: Thanks to more relaxed attitudes toward sex and sexuality, "hook-up culture" - casual sex without emotional intimacy - has become more common among teens and young adults.
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Spray paint on a wall in Trastevere, Italy. Tinder has an estimated 50 million users every month with an average of 12 million matches per day. DENIS BOCQUET/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Online dating is destroying our love lives

Gabby Pardo March 28, 2018
Humans are not objects. We have feelings and emotions. Whether male or female, we deserve to be approached in a proper and respectful way if someone is romantically interested in us.
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Consent. ARACLEY JIMENEZ/THE STATESMAN

When consent is blurred

Luis Ruiz Dominguez February 13, 2018
Am I a victim of sexual harassment? I don’t like to think so, but I do feel taken advantage of. I didn’t know what I was doing. I was young and immature. I still am, but I’m learning.
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2 a.m. vs. 2 p.m.

2 a.m. vs. 2 p.m.

Michael Newcomer February 10, 2015
Pick your poison: Tinder, Grindr, OKCupid, Facebook even, for the desperately old fashioned.
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The Grindr app is geared toward the gay community. (EZRA MARGONO)

Students share intimate details about sex soliciting apps

The Statesman February 10, 2013
Although Grindr and Blendr, two social networking applications for iPhone and Android devices, seem at first glance to be geared toward soliciting sex among their communities, their actual use has a wider application than just that.
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