Feministing Follow Friday: SAAM, Vol. III

Twitter, Feministing style

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and each week we’re highlighting five anti-violence advocates documenting their work on Twitter. Check out this week’s crew after the jump:

    • FORCE (@UpsettingRape): FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture is a creative activist effort to upset the culture of rape and create a culture of consent. Monument Quilt:http://themonumentquilt.org
    • Hannah G. (@ethiopiennesays): just an awkward black girl with a blog. inquiries: dopestethiopienne@gmail.com
    • Advocates for Youth (@AmplifyTweets): Amplify is a youth-driven online community dedicated to changing society’s messed-up approach to sex, sexuality, and sexual health. 501C(3).
    • Project Unbreakable (@ProjUnbreakable): Photography project aiming to give a voice to sexual assault survivors founded by 21YO Grace Brown. Tweets by Kerri unless otherwise specified.
    • BARCC (@barcc): the boston area rape crisis center. dedicated to healing. advocating for change.

Leave SAAM twitter recommendations in the comments for next week. We’re particularly interested in local groups organizing against sexual violence. And, of course, follow @feministing.


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Alexandra Brodsky is a senior editor at Feministing.com and student at Yale Law School. Alexandra also serves as the Board Chair of Know Your IX, a national student-led movement to end gender violence, which she co-founded and previously co-directed. Alexandra has written for publications including the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Guardian, and the Nation, and she is the co-editor of The Feminist Utopia Project: 57 Visions of a Wildly Better Future. She has spoken about violence against women and reproductive justice at campuses across the country and on MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, and NPR. At Yale Law, Alexandra studies antidiscrimination law and is a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. After graduation, she will represent girls facing discriminatory suspensions and expulsions as a Skadden Fellow at the National Women's Law Center. Most importantly, Alexandra is the mommy to Margot, a tiny pomchi rescue from North Carolina

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