Atlanta’s historically Black collegiate community is in an uproar today after a ‘silent protest’ went viral. The hashtag #RapedByMorehouse and #RapedAtSpelman began trending yesterday on social media after several students from Spelman College banded together to launch a silent protest on campus. Show More Summary
While the theme of this year's Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign - "prevention is possible" - may sound simple, we know it's anything but. We're incredibly pleased about the success of this year's theme in continuing to drive significant attention to this important public health issue. Show More Summary
As we near the end of National Sexual Assault Awareness month, the importance of its message -- raising public awareness and improving prevention -- is underscored by the continuous stream of sexual assault cases in the news. From the...Show More Summary
Josh Hutcherson leaves his hotel in New York City on Sunday (April 24). The 23-year-old actor participated in as a panelist at a New York University discussion about sexual assault called “It’s on Us: Shifting the Culture Around Sexual Assault.” “It’s important to share those stories [about sexual assault] so people can connect with it,” [...]
Post submitted by HRC Youth Ambassador Joey Kemmerling There are experiences in all of our lives that change us forever, experiences that make us doubt what we once believed and forever change how we see the world. For me, that experience began in late August of my senior year of college when I got a text from an old friend. Show More Summary
Post by Kiarra Sylvester. Growing up, our parents constantly teach us the more obvious signs of stranger danger. Parents eventually get in the habit of making children aware of the dangers and comfortable enough to confide in them if something (heaven forbid) was to ever to happen. Show More Summary
In support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month and International Anti-Street Harassment Week, Metro Transit Police (MTPD) will join Collective Action for Safe Spaces (CASS) and Stop Street Harassment to raise awareness of sexual harassment prevention.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and April 5th is SAAM Day of Action to focus awareness on sexual violence prevention. The post Question of the Day: How Can You Help Prevent Sexual Violence? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
WASHINGTON -- Actor Matt McGorry will join Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday at a University of Pittsburgh event to promote It's On Us, the administration's public awareness campaign on campus sexual assault. "I am honored to be speaking...Show More Summary
In honor of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, RAINN (the Rape, Abuse, And Incest National Network) has released its Survivor Series in which seven survivors of sexual violence tell their stories. The video series...Show More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden and Lady Gaga will be hosting a rally and concert at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on April 7 to highlight the need to prevent sexual assault on college campuses, according to the White House. “Lady Gaga is brave and sincere,” Biden says in an interview with Billboard. Show More Summary
Post by Kiarra Sylvester. Vice President Joe Biden has been the force behind It's On Us, a campaign dedicated to making everyone aware of sexual assault and the importance of consent, thus placing more accountability on everyone. The...Show More Summary
Lady Gaga and Joe Biden are bringing their act to Las Vegas for an event raising awareness about sexual assault. The pop star and the vice president will hold a rally at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas on April 7, the AP reports. The White House says they'll speak about...
Navy leaders announced March 30, the 2016 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) theme of "Eliminate Sexual Assault: Know your part. Do your part.
In the news: Police launch fentanyl awareness campaign, Bas Balkissoon resigns from his seat, and childcare worker charged in sexual assault of a six-year-old child. The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police launched a fentanyl awareness campaign to highlight the rising number of fentanyl overdose deaths in the province. Show More Summary
PSA. Celebrities join forces to raise awareness about male survivors of sexual assault. SPORTS. Maria Sharapova announces that she failed a drug test at the Australian Open: “I did fail the test and I take full responsibility for it....Show More Summary
Marcia Gay Harden, Debra Messing, Hillary Swank, Christopher Meloni and others lend their support to "No More," a new campaign addressing male-on-male sexual assault.
A capella covers of Lady Gaga's "Till It Happens to You" are making their way onto YouTube as part of a contest to raise awareness about sexual assault. And we don't need to wait for a winner to be announced to start showing off howShow More Summary
In the last few months, the music industry has attained a higher level of awareness about the sexual assault that occurs on a near-constant level within it. Part of this is due to high-profile women speaking out: last night’s powerful Lady Gaga performance at the Oscars, in which she was flanked by numerous survivors, as well as Kesha’s accusations towards Dr. Luke. Read more...
Hollywood spoke out last night, from Gaga's performance to honors for "Spotlight," "Room" and "Mad Max: Fury Road"