Tag Archives: Title IX

Here’s how we can give Title IX teeth to combat campus sexual violence

TweetEditor’s Note: This article is cross-posted from The Nation and co-written by Dana Bolger and Alexandra Brodsky, founding co-directors of Know Your IX. Make sure to take action here.  Last July, members of Know Your IX were busy preparing for our national protest to pressure the Department of Education to hold colleges accountable for how [...]
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The comment section of every article about campus sexual violence ever

Tweet Why didn’t she just report to the police? Rape is a crime. Crimes get reported to the police. How do we know this even happened? Rape isn’t just a crime. Rape steals a woman’s soul and she is deprived of a piece of her heart that she will never again regain.  She will be [...]
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University punishes students guilty of sexual assault with expulsion…after graduation

Tweet Stories of ridiculously lenient punishments for campus sexual assault have become a dime a dozen, but you gotta hand it to James Madison University for this one. James Madison University punished three fraternity members for sexually assaulting a female student and sharing their video of the attack by banning them from campus — after [...]
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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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