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 is an editor at Feministing.com, student at Yale Law School, and founding co-director of Know Your IX, a national legal education campaign against campus gender-based violence. Alexandra has written for publications including the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Guardian, and the Nation, and she has spoken about violence against women and reproductive justice on MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, and NPR. Through Know Your IX, she has organized with students across the country to build campuses free from discrimination and violence, developed federal policy on Title IX enforcement, and has testified at the Senate. At Yale Law, Alexandra focuses on antidiscrimination law and is a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. Alexandra is committed to developing and strengthening responses to gender-based violence outside the criminal justice system through writing, organizing, and the law. Keep an eye out for The Feminist Utopia Project, co-edited by Alexandra and forthcoming from the Feminist Press (2015).

Alexandra Brodsky is an editor at Feministing.com, student at Yale Law School, and founding co-director of Know Your IX.

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