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This Isn't About Politics Anymore; This is Rape Culture

This Isn't About Politics Anymore; This Is Rape Culture 

By now, unless you are a true Luddite, you’ve heard about yet another vile thing that Donald Trump did. During this entire election process, he’s Read...
Erin Khar    |   10.8.16   |   SHARE
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He's a ghost to me. He's left fingerprints all over my body, mind, and soul. Image: Thinkstock.

I Still Love My Abusive Ex-Boyfriend

[CN: emotional abuse and gaslighting, description of sexual assault.] As a three-time survivor of intimate partner violence, I hate what he did to me Read...
Lachrista Greco    |   05.4.16   |   SHARE
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7 Ways To Be There For A Friend Who's Been Sexually Assaulted

Not every victim speaks out, and few actually report the crime to the authorities. If a friend happens to trust you with this information, it’s your Read...
Priscilla Blossom    |   04.26.16   |   SHARE
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Woman You Are Not Free

At 21, a man feels that it is his right to grab at you, from your crotch to your ass while you are relatively sober in a nightclub. Nightclubs become Read...
Nicole Froio    |   05.6.15   |   SHARE
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Study Reveals Sexual Harassment Leads To "Insidious Trauma"

Now, what can we do to leverage this research into action? Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   12.16.14   |   SHARE
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Watch: Pregnant Protester Takes Down Anti-Abortionists

"You don't know why people are doing what they're doing . . . I think this is so wrong, on so many levels." Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   12.5.14   |   SHARE
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Kesha Sues Producer Dr. Luke For A Decade Of Abuse

Dr. Luke is being accused of sexually assaulting Kesha and encouraging her eating disorder. What a peach. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   10.14.14   |   SHARE
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The Real Reason To Be Outraged About Domestic Violence And The NFL

Why domestic violence in the NFL is dangerous—not just for victims, but for our whole society. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   09.12.14   |   SHARE
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