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Is Hookup Culture More Risky for Women? Here's What Doctors and Therapists Say
Hookup culture promised empowerment to women - but did it actually present more risks?
Hookup culture offered the promise of female sexual liberation, empowerment, and agency, but it may have presented far more risks than benefits. Due to gender inequality, higher health risks for women, the prioritization of male pleasure, and double standards, some aspects of hookup culture may actually be harming women more than freeing them while disproportionately benefiting men.
I surveyed the extensive research on hook-up culture and also interviewed doctors, therapists and psychologists on the unequal risks of hookup culture for women. Here's what they had to say.
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