Posts Tagged sexual violence

what women carry

Photos of the Day: What women carry to protect themselves

“These loaded objects on key chains where trinkets should be really do portray how women are expected to always be on guard to protect themselves…when the rapists should not be raping.” – Taylor Yocom

“These loaded objects on key chains where trinkets should be really do portray how women are expected to always be on guard to protect themselves…when the rapists should not be raping.” – Taylor Yocom

protest against campus sexual assault

In new study, 1 in 3 college women had experienced sexual assault by sophomore year

A new study published in The Journal of Adolescent Health confirms that about 1 in 5 college women experience rape or attempted rape on campus. Professor Kate Carey of Brown University’s School of Public Health surveyed 483 women at a university in upstate New York, and just over 18 percent of them said they had been raped, or had had an attempt at rape perpetrated against them, in their first year at college. 

A new study published in The Journal of Adolescent Health confirms that about 1 in 5 college women experience rape or attempted rape on campus. Professor Kate Carey of Brown University’s School of Public Health surveyed 483 ...

#nowUCsb

UCSB student activists tell university: “It’s not on us. It’s on you.”

Joining efforts of student activists at the University of Chicago and elsewhere, students at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) are turning their university’s watered-down “It’s On Us” PR campaign on its head with a radical new statement: “It’s not on us. It’s on you, UCSB.”

Joining efforts of student activists at the University of Chicago and elsewhere, students at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) are turning their university’s watered-down “It’s On Us” PR campaign on its ...

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Sexual harassment is harassment, even if you’re wasted

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

I wish I still had that picture on my Instagram of the guy at a Rutgers University football game with a T-shirt that said “There’s no drunk without RU.” Clever, right? 

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

I wish I still had that picture on my Instagram of the guy at a Rutgers University football game with a T-shirt that said “There’s no drunk without ...

Ky-Peterson

Ky Peterson demands we again ask: who is allowed to shoot back?

Ky Peterson has already spent three years in prison, only the start of his 20 year sentence. The young black trans man shot the person he says raped him, the assault just one of a series of violent attacks he experienced in Georgia.

Ky Peterson has already spent three years in prison, only the start of his 20 year sentence. The young black trans man shot the person he says raped him, the assault just one of a series of ...

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Schools must address the financial costs of sexual violence

Sexual violence costs. And under civil rights law, colleges and universities are obligated to address it.

Title IX — the 1972 law that mandates schools remove gender-based barriers to education — requires colleges and universities to address the financial barriers to educational access that violence creates.

Sexual violence costs. And under civil rights law, colleges and universities are obligated to address it.

Title IX — the 1972 law that mandates schools remove gender-based barriers to education — requires colleges ...

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Senate Republicans want to deny abortion access to human trafficking survivors

Proving once again that they there is no opportunity they won’t seize to further restrict reproductive rights, Senate Republicans have quietly snuck an anti-choice provision into a bipartisan bill aimed at aiding human trafficking victims.

Proving once again that they there is no opportunity they won’t seize to further restrict reproductive rights, Senate Republicans have quietly snuck an anti-choice provision into a bipartisan bill aimed at aiding human trafficking victims. ...

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