Marina Adshade

Economist, Writer, and Speaker | Women, sex, love, and work

Month: January 2018

Beyond Consenting, Women Actually Want to Enjoy Sex (with Neil McArthur)

The long-held idea that women ‘give’ sex to men to get something else is thankfully on its way out. But the belief still persists, as is evident in exchanges like the one that took place between Aziz Ansari and an anonymous woman who told her story this week. What if, instead of treating a woman like a passive player capable of merely granting a yes or no, men focused on her pleasure?

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Governments should fund birth control, as they do HIV prevention (with Niko Bell)

Sixty-one per cent of Canadian women have had an unintended pregnancy, notes a study by Canada’s Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Government policy is to blame.

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