Latest blog entries

24 Apr 2013
Boys, girls, sexual assault, and sexual empowerment: Television interview with Bill Patrick by Bill Patrick
 
On Monday April 15 I was interviewed by CTV in Atlantic Canada about how to talk with our kids about issues of sexuality, sexual assault, and sexual empowerment.  Here is the link:   http://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=906320
17 Apr 2013
Porn is not real. And here’s proof. by Bill Patrick

 

[Warning: This post contains sexually explicit language.]

16 Apr 2013
No, the girl is NOT “yours.” Men don’t own women. Period. by Bill Patrick
 
A couple of weeks ago – the day before International Women’s Day – Sarah Thomson, a newspaper publisher and former mayoral candidate for the city of Toronto, attended a celebrity-filled fundraising event, where she happened to encounter Rob Ford, her former political opponent, and the current (and controversial) mayor of that city. 
28 Mar 2013
We all live in Steubenville. by Bill Patrick

 

[Trigger warning: stories of sexual assault.]

13 Mar 2013
Never just “an isolated incident,” violence against women impacts us all. by Bill Patrick
 
The other day I heard about yet another domestic violence homicide.  And the news report sounded a hauntingly familiar refrain…

07 Mar 2013
Whosoever would be a man must be a nonconformist.” (Why, after 200 years, Emerson is still relevant.) by Bill Patrick

When do you follow the rules?

When do you break them?

Do you break the rules in order to do the right thing?

Even if breaking the rules will get you punished?

07 Mar 2013
Is prostitution really a “profession”? (Only when it serves men’s purposes.) by Bill Patrick
 
Quick! Name “the world’s oldest profession.”