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Monserrate stands outside in front of a microphone. Another man looks on behind him.

Known Abuser Narrowly Loses New York City Election

On Tuesday, former New York State Senator Hiram Monserrate narrowly lost a campaign for a seat on New York City Council. Despite his loss, the fact that voters were willing to forgive and forget Monserrate, a known abuser, at the ballot box is concerning.

On Tuesday, former New York State Senator Hiram Monserrate narrowly lost a campaign for a seat on New York City Council. Despite his loss, the fact that voters were ...

TRUMPTAPE

Trump is a sexual predator. I know it, you know it, we all know it.

Trigger Warning: sexual assault and harassment

Last week the Washington Post released a recording of Donald Trump telling Billy Bush that because of his fame, he could get away with doing anything to women including “grabbing them by the pussy” – otherwise known as assault. Today, a growing list of women have come out accusing the presidential hopeful of kissing or groping them without consent, hitting on children, and in one case raping a 13-year-old girl.

At this point I’d like to remind you that Donald Trump remains the Republican nominee for President of the United States. 

Trigger Warning: sexual assault and harassment

Last week the Washington Post released a recording of Donald Trump telling Billy Bush that because of his fame, he could get away with doing anything to women including “grabbing them by the pussy” ...

Syracuse University survivors fight to preserve sexual assault advocacy center

In the midst of all the ongoing activism and support – including from the White House – for Title IX enforcement to combat sexual assault on college campuses, it seems that some schools across the country are interpreting the law in ways that go against the wishes of survivors on their campuses.

In the midst of all the ongoing activism and support – including from the White House – for Title IX enforcement to combat sexual assault on college campuses, it seems that some schools ...

Campus survivors: make some noise

Survivors of campus sexual violence — including assault, harassment, stalking, and dating abuse — are invited to step forward to share their stories with the world. The team behind The Invisible War is making a documentary about sexual violence on U.S. campuses, and is looking for survivors willing to talk about their experiences. This is a great opportunity for those looking to speak about the coercion they have faced and expose rape culture and administrative abuse on their campuses. Coming forward as a survivor can be tough, but — as the last few years of student anti-violence activism have shown — can also instigate institutional change.

The producer writes:

We’re an Oscar and Emmy nominated film team currently working on ...

Survivors of campus sexual violence — including assault, harassment, stalking, and dating abuse — are invited to step forward to share their stories with the world. The team behind The Invisible War is making a ...