Posts Tagged campus sexual assault

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Four things the media gets wrong about the campus gender violence movement

Few modern movements have been as extensively documented as student organizing against gender-based violence. The fact that there’s a lot of coverage doesn’t mean it’s good coverage, though.

Few modern movements have been as extensively documented as student organizing against gender-based violence. The fact that there’s a lot of coverage doesn’t mean it’s good coverage, though.

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New study finds that one in 10 male college students have committed rape

In 2002, a ground-breaking study found that the majority (63 percent) of campus rapists were serial offenders, with each repeat perpetrator committing six rapes on average. David Lisak’s finding has remained a major talking point among lawmakers, reporters, and activists ever since.

In 2002, a ground-breaking study found that the majority (63 percent) of campus rapists were serial offenders, with each repeat perpetrator committing six rapes on average. David Lisak’s finding has remained a major talking point among lawmakers, ...

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Emma Sulkowicz isn’t alone

When Emma Sulkowicz launched her highly visible protest art about Columbia’s handling of her sexual assault allegations, no one imagined she was the only person whose case had been mishandled by the university. In fact, dozens of women have now filed complaints against the school.

When Emma Sulkowicz launched her highly visible protest art about Columbia’s handling of her sexual assault allegations, no one imagined she was the only person whose case had been mishandled by the university. In ...

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Dear media, it’s your fault if you think young feminists only care about campus rape

First, a confession: There are many terrible things happening in the world, of which campus rape isn’t the worst. We should think critically about whose experiences and needs our politicians, press, and public at large prioritize, and about whose we ignore. 

First, a confession: There are many terrible things happening in the world, of which campus rape isn’t the worst. We should think critically about whose experiences and needs our politicians, press, and public at large prioritize, and ...

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