As someone who has worked on college campuses to educate men and women about sexual assault and consent, I have seen the barriers to raising awareness and changing attitudes. Chief among them, in my experience, is a sense of skepticism--especially...Show More Summary
There is an epidemic of sexual violence against bisexual women, and it’s invisible. Even most LGBT activists and sexual assault activists are unaware of the statistics that while straight women have a 17% chance of being raped and lesbian women have a 13% chance, bisexual women have a 46% chance of being raped. Show More Summary
Such an important message! The music video for Lady GaGa's Til It Happens to You made its debut on Thursday night, and aims to raise awareness on the serious issue of sexual assault on college campuses. Directed by Twilight's Catherine Hardwicke, the video shows several chilling stories featuring women falling victim to sexual violence and assault at [...]
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio State University freshmen will undergo mandatory sexual violence awareness training beginning next year under one of several initiatives the university announced Thursday aimed at reducing sexual assaultsShow More Summary
Hillary Clinton outlined her thinking on addressing campus sexual assault on Monday, building off of President Obama’s efforts to raise awareness about rape at colleges. Though she stopped short on Monday of offering a specific plan, Clinton said that as president she would aim to provide support for survivors, including counseling and health care, as…
Nina Dobrev, best known from the supernatural series "The Vampire Diaries" is back on the scenes again. But this time, it's not a TV show or a movie, rather, a campaign that aims to raise awareness for sexual assault on college campuses. Dobrev slams break up rumors with a passionate kiss with her boyfriend Austin Stowell in the streets of New York.
Nina Dobrev, Josh Hutcherson, Zoe Saldana, and more stars are participating in this PSA for the It’s On Us campaign to raise awareness about sexual assault on college campuses and to remind those that consent is necessary. Jessica Szohr, How to Get Away with Murder‘s Matt McGorry, John Cho, the girls from Haim, Minka Kelly [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art says that if she had been aware of sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby, she wouldn't have moved forward with an exhibit featuring artworks owned by the comedian and his wife. Show More Summary
Transfield Services has confirmed alarming rates of sexual assault and child abuse allegations on Nauru, all of which have been reported to the Department of Immigration. Max Chalmers reports.
We never thought we'd actually hear him admit to it! As you're probably aware, Bill Cosby has been under fire for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting as many as 45 women in his lengthy career as a comedian. Well, as we previously reported, the 77-year-old was attempting to keep his court documents from September 2005 sealed because [...]
If you're a regular Mary Sue reader, you know that we frequently critique the way violence against women is depicted in media. It's not that we think rape or assault are off limits in art, but that we want creators to be aware of the influence and context of their work and consider the ramifications of how they choose to depict certain subjects.
Survivors of assault and abuse are sharing their experiences on a powerful new Tumblr, Lasting Impact. (Story continues below.) Founder Alison, who asked that her last name remain private, created Lasting Impact to raise awareness about...Show More Summary
Already aware that many of the women and girls abducted by Boko Haram are sexually assaulted, forced to convert to Islam and then into marriage, now a recent report is claiming that some 214 out of the 234 women and girls that were recently rescued by Nigerian authorities are visibly pregnant, the International Business Times reports.
The focus of Sexual Assault Awareness Month differs each year, but the message remains the same: Sexual assault is preventable and impacts all of us. This year's campaign focuses on the prevention of sexual violence on college campuses...Show More Summary
WATCH LIVE: Vice President Biden Delivers Remarks at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign “Violence against women is not a women’s issue alone. It’s a man’s issue as well… So to all of the guys out there—you have to step up. That’s...Show More Summary
April is Sexual Assault Awareness month.
Put on some red lipstick and help support the #RedMyLips campaign. More » This Brilliant Campaign Uses Red Lipstick To Raise Awareness About Sexual Assault And Victim-Blaming is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Get sex, dating advice, culture news and hot trends for women..
Red lips are now a symbol of solidarity between victims of sexual assault and their allies, and a bold statement against blaming rape victims for their lifestyle choices. April is 2015’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the #RedMyLips...Show More Summary
An event where male-identifying individuals strapped on high heels to raise awareness about rape, sexual assault, and gender-based violence was held on Monday at Arizona State University. Few would deny the event’s good intentions, but some are not too pleased by the ROTC’s alleged mandatory involvement.
If you live in the States and believe rape is a serious issue, you likely know April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which has been around since the eighties – albeit ignored by most politicians, until filthy liberal Obama became the first president to treat rape as a serious issue. Show More Summary