University community confronts sexual issues: Campus Comment: In a sexual situation, who do you think should be responsible for providing birth control?

“It’s both their responsibility. If they are going to consent, they might as well have a mutual agreement on what to use.” —Albert Montoya, Sophomore
“It’s both their responsibility. If they are going to consent, they might as well have a mutual agreement on what to use.”
—Albert Montoya, Sophomore
“It’s the woman’s responsibility just because a man doesn’t really care or is not responsible. It should be mostly the woman’s responsibility.” —Julissa Menivar, Junior
“It’s the woman’s responsibility just because a man doesn’t really care or is not responsible. It should be mostly the woman’s responsibility.”
—Julissa Menivar, Junior
“No one should depend on another. You shouldn’t put your life in somebody else’s hands. You should take responsibility for your own actions.” —Veronica Rodriguez, Freshman
“No one should depend on another. You shouldn’t put your life in somebody else’s hands. You should take responsibility for your own actions.”
—Veronica Rodriguez, Freshman
“Both parties...it’s not always the guy’s responsibility, sometimes the girl should be responsible. You should never just go in and feel that the other should be responsible.” —David Madrid, Junior
“Both parties...it’s not always the guy’s responsibility, sometimes the girl should be responsible. You should never just go in and feel that the other should be responsible.”
—David Madrid, Junior
“I think it’s good for the girl to be on the pill and carry a condom because the guy isn’t always going to bring it. But I think both of them should be responsible.” —Pam Davis, Junior
“I think it’s good for the girl to be on the pill and carry a condom because the guy isn’t always going to bring it. But I think both of them should be responsible.”
—Pam Davis, Junior
“I guess both should supply it because if they both want it, they should bring it. If not, its like you are putting pressure on just one side.” —Manuel Estrada, Freshman
“I guess both should supply it because if they both want it, they should bring it. If not, its like you are putting pressure on just one side.”
—Manuel Estrada, Freshman
“The man, because I think women using condoms, for me, it’s very uncomfortable. I think guys should use condoms. I think it is reliable and easier to use than a woman’s condom.” —Gerson Zavala, Junior
“The man, because I think women using condoms, for me, it’s very uncomfortable. I think guys should use condoms. I think it is reliable and easier to use than a woman’s condom.”
—Gerson Zavala, Junior
“I would say whoever is initiating it. Nowadays it’s so different because women are so aggressive and if they want to have it, they should bring protection.” —Gina Richardson, Junior
“I would say whoever is initiating it. Nowadays it’s so different because women are so aggressive and if they want to have it, they should bring protection.”
—Gina Richardson, Junior
“I think it should be both. If it’s an equal relationship, than both should bring it.” —Veronica Mendez, Freshman
“I think it should be both. If it’s an equal relationship, than both should bring it.”
—Veronica Mendez, Freshman
“Both should be equally responsible. . . . It generally falls upon the man with condoms. Generally, the protection used by a woman doesn’t stop STDs.” —Oscar Borello, Senior
“Both should be equally responsible. . . . It generally falls upon the man with condoms. Generally, the protection used by a woman doesn’t stop STDs.”
—Oscar Borello, Senior

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