Tag Archives: Title IX

Syracuse University survivors fight to preserve sexual assault advocacy center

Tweet 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. Tweet
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“When campus rape is treated as a PR problem, survivors become liabilities to be controlled, silenced and swept away.”

TweetWriting at Al Jazeera, Dana Bolger explains how the corporatization of higher education — in which “reputation, not education, is the goal” — creates an approach to combating campus sexual assault that is about “the reduction of harm to universities, not to students.” When campus rape is treated as a PR problem, survivors become liabilities to [...]
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TweetArtists protest outside of Carl Andre’s retrospective. WePay blames “The Rules” for withholding medical funds from sex worker. Breakfast Buzz, the show whose hosts were fired for transphobia, interviews local trans activists. Jessica Luther on race and anti-violence politics at the University of Oregon. Which Working Families Party? Confronting youth incarceration. Tweet
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Do women’s colleges really need to discriminate against trans women because of federal guidelines?

TweetLast year we covered the case of Calliope Wong, a young woman who was rejected from Smith because she’s trans. Some women’s colleges, like Simmons which admitted Wong, have moved to be inclusive of trans women in keeping with their mission to serve women. And then there are so-called “women’s colleges” like Smith that are continuing policies of exclusion. [...]
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Here are the 55 colleges under investigation for their handling of campus sexual assault

TweetWhen the White House task force released their recommendations on combating campus rape earlier this week, they promised that the Department of Education would make the list of colleges facing Title IX investigations over their handling of sexual violence available upon request. Activists from Know Your IX noted that in the interest of true transparency, that [...]
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