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Breaking: Cory Booker & Dean Heller join the fight against sexual assault in the military

TweetLast night Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) took to the twitters to annoucne he’s co-sponsoring Senator Gillibrand’s Amendment which would improve how the military responds to rape and sexual assaults. Check out who else is behind this important amendment and what you can do today to help end the epidemic of rape and sexual assault in the Armed [...]
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An infographic and a way to tweet against rape in the military now!

Tweet You probably know the U.S. Military is plagued by an epidemic of sexual assault: there were an estimated 26,000 cases of rape, sexual assault or unwanted sexual contact in 2012. But did you know you could do something about it? Today? Tweet
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Tweet  Great photos from a camp for gender nonconforming boys and their parents. Justin Timberlake gives Take Back the Night a shout out, after unknowingly naming a song after them. 7 Mind Blowing Moments From Zimmerman Juror B37′s First Interview, Eric Ohena Lembembe, an LGBTI activist and journalist in Cameroon was tortured and killed. Apparently, [...]
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Conservative says women in military make up rape stories for money

TweetThose of us concerned about the sexual assault epidemic ravaging the military can all the chill out, thanks to some really awesome news: women who join the military are pathological freaks who make up stories about being raped out of spite, for money or for attention. This, at least, is the opinion of esteemed (by [...]
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Senator Gillibrand’s attempt to improve military sexual assault protocol blocked

TweetKirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) has been one of the most vocal and valiant critics of the way the military has responded to the epidemic of sexual assault. Gillibrand had put forth a proposal, which had 27 co-sponsors, including 4 Republicans, to remove sexual assault cases from the chain of command and place them in hands of [...]
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