Tag Archives: Sexual Assault

Send a message to the new White House Task Force on campus sexual assault

TweetKnow Your Title IX and ED ACT NOW are headed back to the White House, and they need your help.  Tweet
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WSJ writer James Taranto blames intoxicated rape victims for their own assaults

Tweet*Trigger warning* James Taranto’s made up War on Men persists. In his column for the Wall Street Journal yesterday, Taranto went even further than Emily “drunk women should expect to be assaulted” Yoffe. He argued that women who drink and are forced to have sex against their will are not only at fault for their assault, [...]
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The Feministing Five: Lisa Factora-Borchers

TweetAs a recovering literature major, literary-based-activism will always jolt my feminist heart to skip a beat. Which is why I was   so thrilled to speak with Lisa Factora-Bochers, a rad Filipina American writer, facilitator, and activist, and to discuss her new recently published anthology, Dear Sister: Letters from Survivors of Sexual Violence.  Especially within the current context of [...]
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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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Photo of the Day: Survivors thriving in numbers

Tweet  At Surviving in Numbers - a sexual assault and domestic violence awareness/prevention project featuring posters from survivors – a new batch of signs are up that are noticeably different than those posted before. These signs focus on life after the assault, with survivors sharing their journeys after violence and how they’ve found their way to [...]
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