| May 20, 2011
The theme ripples through pop culture, with scenes of sexy teachers enticing young school children in music videos and movies. But, experts say in reality, the illicit trysts between teachers and students are harmful and illegal.
This week, in North...
| May 24, 2011
| 4:30 AM
Anyone familiar with criminal justice studies realizes how flawed many of them are, and the recently released "The Causes and Context of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Catholic Priests and Deacons in the United States 1950-2002" appears to be a prime example....
| May 24, 2011
Meg Wolitzer's new book, "The Uncoupling," asks an implicit but frank question: So, how long could you go without sex?
Once you're done coughing, tapping your fingers or otherwise avoiding the question, you might be surprised at your answer, if you're...
| May 24, 2011
| 2:00 PM
A bill affording rights to transgendered citizens in Connecticut cleared a key hurdle last week and will move on to the state senate. The bill takes current anti-discrimination protections that apply to ethnic minorities and women and extends them to...
| May 25, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Last week a highly anticipated report about sexual abuse in the Catholic Church was released, immediately drawing criticism from abuse victims and advocacy groups. The nearly $2 million study was conducted by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice....
| May 27, 2011
| 6:00 PM
Human trafficking organization 'Shared Hope International' is asking the question, "Do you know Lacy?", hosting a workshop next Friday to educate people in the community about this alarming topic and what really happens in our state.
Everyone from police...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 12:10 PM
Is sibling rivalry inevitable? My response: If you have a sibling, sibling rivalry can’t be far behind. We discussed sibling rivalry on a segment of “Mom’ the Word” and the question of whether kids ever outgrow their competitive...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 11:57 AM
We've waded through the fall TV schedule — and made it out alive!
We also found five upcoming shows we'll actually watch (sorry "Charlie's Angels." Not you.). Here's our top five.
"2 Broke Girls" (9:30 p.m. Sept. 19, CBS): Hint: It's about two...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 8:17 PM
At the moment in David Henry Hwang's "Chinglish" when Sino-American business relations develop to the point a Chinese buyer and a U.S. seller find themselves in bed together, you get a sudden flashback to "M. Butterfly." That brilliant 23-year-old drama,...
| Jun 9, 2011
The best crime sagas are stories sparked by the thrill of shortsighted dreams that ultimately lead to a violent, messy end.
Congolese writer-producer-director Djo Tunda Wa Munga's feature debut "Viva Riva!" is one such gangster drama, a nastily...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 3:06 PM
It didn't start with Twitter — and it won't end with Weiner.
For centuries, the theme of sexual sins committed by the powerful has been scintillating source material for the arts. In poems and plays, in novels and films and TV series, artists...