Tag Archives: sexual violence

Rapists seem to think Title IX protects their “right” not to be accused of sexual assault

TweetOh, this is just perfect. In recent years, we’ve seen activists and rape survivors across the country push their colleges to more effectively address campus sexual assault. From Dartmouth to Amherst to Yale, they’ve spoken out about how their schools’ administrations have failed them. And they’ve filed lawsuits to hold them accountable. The Know Your Title IX campaign, [...]
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Dismantling the Dementor Theory of Rape

Tweet‘Tis the season for awful “rape prevention” ads. Earlier this week Jezebel posted an article about terrible police anti-violence campaigns, which tend to spring up around the holiday season every year. This one, in particular, caught my eye: Many of the problems here are so obvious they’re not really worth discussing: alcohol doesn’t cause assault, [...]
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“It’s OK to take the time you need to heal. OK?”

Tweet*Trigger warning* Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Yesterday, Melissa Harris-Perry and her team – including friends of the show producer Jamil Smith and MSNBC reporter Irin Carmon – did something remarkable. They had an honest, heartfelt, wrenching conversation about sexual violence, and about surviving sexual violence, that wasn’t [...]
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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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Twelve questions about AR Wear’s anti-rape underwear

Tweet AR Wear is fundraising to manufacture anti-rape (as in AR) underwear. Here are a few questions we have about the apparel. Tweet
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