Rape

Me telling a boy “no” should be the end of the discussion.

No, I’m Not A Tease; I’m Still Coping With My Rape

I have to remind myself of this at least once a week. I have it written in three of my notebooks, actually. I am not a tease. I am still coping with Read...
Korey Lane    |   07.25.17   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
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New Bill Forces Rape Victims To Ask Permission For Abortion

The new Arkansas Bill H.B. 1566 requires women to get permission from the biological father before getting an abortion. This includes incidents of Read...
Liza Walter   |   07.11.17   |   SHARE
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We are acutely aware of our vulnerability.

The Reality That All Women Experience That Men Don't Know About

Men — here's your chance to listen to what women deal with since a too-young age. So: Just. Listen. Read...
Gretchen Kelly of The Good Men Project    |   04.28.17   |   SHARE
Culture

6 Reasons Why Our Kids Shouldn’t Be Watching 13 Reasons Why

Heavy things, especially those involving teenagers, ought to be discussed around the table or on the sofa. Read...
joni edelman   |   04.18.17   |   SHARE
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"Unless we take a look at ourselves, raising awareness will only go so far."

While We’re Raising Awareness About Sexual Assault, Let’s Raise Better Human Beings Too

Raising awareness does nothing if we are not willing to become better humans, if we are not parents willing to raise decent human beings. Read...
Amber Leventry    |   04.11.17   |   SHARE
Yes, women do face more dangers than men when we travel. But we also gain more strength from each journey into the unknown.

What It's Really Like To Travel As A Rape Survivor

I rarely have dreams about being raped anymore, that is until I announced on Facebook that I was going to India. Immediately, my inbox and my phone Read...
Leigh Cuen    |   02.16.17   |   SHARE
Essays
I blamed myself for what happened and internalized the guilt and shame that many survivors feel after sexual violence.

I Was Sexually Assaulted On Valentine's Day

My sexual assault is the main reason my girlfriend and I didn’t celebrate the love-infested holiday for the first six years of our relationship. Last Read...
Alaina Leary    |   02.9.17   |   SHARE
Essays
Too many victims, too much complicity.

True Stories Of Sexual Assault

These women are from all over the world. They are from different socioeconomic brackets. Their assaults took place during different times over the Read...
Kristi Pahr    |   11.15.16   |   SHARE
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