Tag Archives: campus sexual assault

Campus safety committee fails to recognize violence as violence

Tweet Last week, a 15-member committee of representatives from various groups related to campus sexual violence reached a consensus on a new set of rules that will take effect under the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (Campus SaVE Act). These rules are the new mandates that colleges will have to follow under the Clery Act as [...]
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Join Rep. Jackie Speier and advocates for a Google Hangout on ending campus sexual assault today

TweetWith the news of President Obama’s recently formed task-force on the issue, you may have noticed that there’s some really incredible momentum around campus sexual assault right now. This afternoon, Congresswoman Jackie Speier and leaders from the Know Your IX campaign, the National Women Law Center, and the American Association of University Women will be hosting a [...]
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New Favorite Tumblr: To Obama’s Sexual Assault Task Force

Tweet*Trigger warning* This tumblr, created in response to Obama’s initiative to end sexual assault on college campuses, features letters stories from survivors of sexual assault, activists, and university administration. It also includes a list of suggestions for this task force, and at the top of the list is addressing the needs of survivors from the [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet The feminist “Blurred Lines” remakes continue: “No way to know I want it unless I say I want it.” (Potentially NSFW, depending your W) We pardon Spitzer, but not sex workers. Yesterday, “Guero,” a California prisoner held in solitary confinement, died. According to friends he was “strong, was a good person, a good soldier.” [...]
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Quick Hit: Alexandra on ending rape culture on college campuses

TweetOur own Alexandra has an important piece up at the Guardian today about the prevalence of sexual violence on college campuses, and the shameful lack of support survivors tend to receive from campus administrations and even the federal government: When someone attempted to rape me my freshman year, I asked my college, Yale University, for help, but instead [...]
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