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.


Alexandra Brodsky spends too much time on the internet.

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Alexandra Brodsky was a senior editor at Feministing.com. During her four years at the site, she wrote about gender violence, reproductive justice, and education equity and ran the site's book review column. She is now a Skadden Fellow at the National Women's Law Center and 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, ESPN, and NPR.

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