Alexandra Brodsky

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).

Posts Written by Alexandra

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7 things you should know about evidence in campus rape proceedings

Today, our favorite rape denialist Emily Yoffe wrote a really troubling article on campus gender-based violence adjudication, full of ethical, legal, and factual errors. There’s too much to address in one article (I’ll get to the rest in a few pieces), but one of her most damaging misrepresentations is around how much evidence is required in these disciplinary proceedings. 

Today, our favorite rape denialist Emily Yoffe wrote a really troubling article on campus gender-based violence adjudication, full of ethical, legal, and factual errors. There’s too much to address in one article (I’ll get to ...

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How can anyone push survivors to report to the police this week?

The irony is nauseating. In major media outlets you could find, right next to each other, articles about the grand jury decision not to indict the cop who murdered Eric Garner and Virginia’s plans to push more victims into the criminal justice system. 

The irony is nauseating. In major media outlets you could find, right next to each other, articles about the grand jury decision not to indict the cop who murdered Eric Garner and Virginia’s plans to push more victims into ...

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