(Paul Mirengoff) “Why could we not expel a student based on an allegation” of serious sexual misconduct?” asked Amanda Childress, the Sexual Assault Awareness Program coordinator at Dartmouth College. As posed, the question is aspirational. Show More Summary
At Surviving in Numbers - a sexual assault and domestic violence awareness/prevention project featuring posters from survivors – a new batch of signs are up that are noticeably different than those posted before. These signs focus on life after the assault, with survivors sharing their journeys after violence and how they’ve found their way to [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Heightened attention to the crime of sexual assault in the U.S. military may be causing more people to come forward and report problems. Defense officials cite the increased awareness as a possible reason the number of reported sexual assaults rose by more than 50 percent this year.
Tue September 24, 2013 by Maggie Freleng "It wasn’t RAPE. You were being such a tease,” reads one poster held by a rape survivor in New York. What started as a small, simple way to spread awareness about sexual assault survivors, Project Unbreakable has since evolved into a large-scale healing project. Show More Summary
We've developed huge campaigns to raise breast cancer awareness, but even more women are affected by sexual assault. (Infographic)
ACT Partners in Prevention Awards aim to recognise strategies, projects, and activities that help create an awareness of gendered violence, or help prevent violence and sexual assault against women and children in our community. Nominations opened today, so if you know of a group on individual deserving you might want to put their name down. There are [...]
Justin Timberlake has released a single from his "20/20 Experience" follow-up album, titled "Take Back the Night," which drew legal action from the Take Back the Night Foundation.
Justin Timberlake‘s new single “Take Back The Night” is meant to be a feel-good disco groove, but the singer is finding himself in hot water with the sexual assault awareness organization also called Take Back The Night — how awkward. Radar Online reports that the foundation’s Executive Director Katherine Koestner says Timberlake used their name without... More »
Unsurprisingly, Justin Timberlake’s decision to name his new single “Take Back The Night” isn’t exactly sitting well with the sexual assault awareness organization of the same name. The group’s lawyers have sent Timberlake a letter about...Show More Summary
Incredibly, Justin Timberlake genuinely seemed to have no idea that "Take Back The Night," his latest club single for all of us to get SeXXXy to, shares a name with a massive sexual assault awareness campaign. Read more...
:: If you’ve got an extra $120-to-$265 laying around, why not pick up some new threads from Kanye West’s Capsule Collection for A.P.C., which just went on sale over the weekend? [Pink Is The New Blog] :: Sexual assault awareness organization Take Back the Night may take legal action against Justin Timberlake and his new... More »
Justin Timberlake is speaking out to set the record straight after a sexual assault awareness group objected to his naming his new single, Take Back The Night the same… READ ON
Though fans are going wild over Justin Timberlake's new single, "Take Back the Night," he's already in some hot water over the title. A sexual assault awareness organization by the same name sent a letter to the "Sexyback" singer regarding...Show More Summary
JT isn’t promoting sexual assault, is he?? Justin Timberlake Under Fire By Sex Assault Group For “Take Back The Night” Via RadarOnline Justin Timberlake has been slammed with threatened legal action over his new single, Take Back the Night,
These posters from Missoula's Intervention in Action Project, a group of community organizations dedicated to ending sexual violence, provide an excellent twist ending to some of the awful, creepy, hateful expressions we're all so damn tired of hearing. Read more...
Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif. Photo by Chris Maddaloni/ CQ Roll Call. Tuesday should have been a good day for Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif. Her signature issue in Congress -- reducing sexual assaults in the U.S. military -- had just.....
By Andrea Plaid TRIGGER WARNING April was Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and this excerpt from Wagatwe Wajuki this past week touched a lot of Tumblizens: As a survivor of campus sexual assault, and as someone who became a feminist and an activist after my own experience of institutional apathy towards my attacks, I feel conflicted. I am so glad that …
Applications open for Mars One, the first human space colony – From Critical Dragon1177. Malignantly dense prof lectures against “sexual” “assault” “awareness” – From Megan. Don’t be a creepy photographer – With good advice on how not to be creepy in general, too. Show More Summary
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Recent current events tell us that this month is just as important as ever.
Dr. Theodore Everett, a philosophy professor at SUNY Geneseo, is celebrating the campus's Sexual Assault Awareness week in an unconventional way: by holding a lecture about how sexual assault is not a real issue on college campuses or the nation in general. Show More Summary