An infographic-end-of-year-round-up-post from Ok Cupid, the pre-Tinder king of dating sites, says that of all the states in the union in 2015, Oregon has the highest percentage of users who say they are online looking for casual sex. Other interesting items of note on Ok C's end-of-year poll include the fact that masturbation is up 18 percent from last year (thanks Obama, FOR BEING SO SEXY), and that the top favorite movie on the site is situation is probably the most disturbing trend reported by Ok C, and leads this writer to wonder whether or not the dating site has been completely overrun by teens and parents of teens, or if college students are now so young that But this study is also a good reminder that Ok Cupid is watching you and recording your likes and dislikes—and that you should probably stick with Tinder, where no one ever has to know before the first date that you watch young-adult movies.
About Lizzy Acker Lizzy Acker is Willamette Week's former web editor. She was born in Oregon, lived in San Francisco for almost eight years and then moved back to Oregon, just like everyone always knew she would.
1 in 11 adolescents reports being a victim of physical violence in a dating relationship and research shows that females aged 16-19 are four times more likely than the general population to be victims of rape, attempted rape, or sexual assault.
Dating violence and sexual assault are impacting our youth at alarming rates.
The Oregon Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence is deeply saddened by the recent acts of violence perpetrated by white supremacists and their supporters in Charlottesville, Virginia.
As an organization dedicated to ending violence and promoting social equity, we mourn the lives lost and injuries sustained while redoubling our efforts to support all survivors of sexual and domestic violence, including those from marginalized communities.
This has presented challenges with more limited career opportunities, with the exception of the areas of technology They are characterized by: support and protection from parents; optimistic; civic minded; barriers of time and space appear to be less absolute for them (i.e.
Unfortunately teens are more likely than adults to be confused about appropriate behavior in their intimate relationships, often minimizing physical and emotional violence, and confusing jealousy and possessiveness with expressions of love.
It can be difficult to determine whether a young person is experiencing dating violence.
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