Posts tagged "hookup culture"

Millennials Are Still Obsessed With Hookups, So Now There Are College Classes On Dating

It seems that we're still not done collectively discussing the fact that millennials are bad at relationships and obsessed with hooking up. Apparently, this issue is so baffling that the Aspen Ideas Festival hosted a panel to talk about it. This wouldn't be much of a shocker, but on top of it, the hoopla…
By: Claire Hannum / July 4, 2014

Adolescent Boys Think Sexual Aggression Is Flirting, Apparently?

For a long time, eyebrow-arching and pearl-clutching over "hookup culture" has focused on young women: they will feel used by young men and come to believe they can only derive value in themselves from their sexuality. Such concerns have been roundly and fairly criticizing as portraying young women as victims lacking in agency, or worse,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 16, 2013

Anti-Hookup Crusader Laura Sessions Stepp Gets Her Own Podcast

Laura Sessions Stepp, a Washington Post reporter, pissed off a whole lot of people a few years ago when she published a book about why hooking up is bad for women, called Unhooked: How Young Women Pursue Sex, Delay Love and Lose At Both. Now the National Campaign to Prevent Tee…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 17, 2009