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Hurricanes like Irma increase risk for sexual assault

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Hurricanes Like Irma Increase Risk for Sexual Assault Officials are well aware that incidences of rape and assault become more common in the wake of hurricanes such as Irma and Harvey. When state-wide evacuations for Hurricane Irma began last week, Florida’s Polk County sheriff announced that sex...

U.S. Senators ask NCAA to develop a 'uniform policy' on sexual assault

A letter indicated that there is a growing awareness of the persistent problem in college athletics

Victim, attacker share candid story of rape and reconciliation

Thordis Elva and Tom Stranger are trying to raise more awareness about sexual assault

UK Music Festival Websites Go Dark Today To Campaign Against Sexual Assault

4 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

We're just at the beginning of the UK's festival season, and, in an effort to make this year a little safer, some of the country's biggest festivals are changing their websites today to help raise awareness of sexual assault. As The Guardian reports, festivals like Bestival, End Of The Road, Secret Garden Party, and Parklife…

UK Festival Websites Go Dark for 24 Hours to Fight Sexual Assault

The UK’s Association of Independent Festivals has announced an initiative to raise awareness about sexual assault and harassment at music festivals, the BBC reports. On Monday, May 8, over 25 festivals—including Bestival, Parklife, and Standon Calling—will “blackout” their websites as part of the “Safer Spaces” campaign. Show More Summary

Alaska lawmakers mull measure calling abortion 'child abuse'

A conservative lawmaker has successfully tacked an anti-abortion message onto an otherwise innocuous resolution in the Alaska House aimed at raising awareness about sexual assault and child abuse. The amendment … Click to Continue »

Eastern Michigan to host campus sexual assault summit

A third summit to prevent and raise awareness of sexual assaults on college campuses will be held at Eastern Michigan University. The daylong event is scheduled for Sept. 25 on … Click to Continue »

Rep. Jackie Speier On One Change That Would Truly Help Combat Sexual Assault in the Military

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Sexual assault in the military isn’t a new thing—in fact, it’s a problem that military and government officials have been aware of for decades. But in our collective memory, attention is generally only paid to it once every few years, when something horrific breaks through, like the Marines United nude photo scandal… Read more...

'13 Reasons Why' Actress: How the Series Brings Awareness to Sexual Assault

Alisha Boe, who plays Jessica, talks with THR about the show's graphic rape scenes and why it was important to not shy away from telling stories of sexual violence. read more

Short Film Empowers Bystanders To Prevent Sexual Assault

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, actress and filmmaker Rachel Leyco has released her new short film, “Say Something”. The short tackles the tough subject of sexual assault among romantic partners, which if often overlooked by traditional media despite the fact that most child and teen victims are assaulted by someone they know. Show More Summary

NBA Legend’s Gay Son Reveals He Was Raped Twice, Once by Man He Met on Grindr: VIDEO

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Aiming to raise awareness of sexual assault, Zeke Thomas, the son of NBA star Isiah Thomas has revealed that he has been raped on two occasions. DJ and producer Thomas said he was first raped at just 12 years old and again last year. Said Thomas in a… Read The post NBA Legend’s Gay Son Reveals He Was Raped Twice, Once by Man He Met on Grindr: VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.

Joe Biden: 'Rape And Sexual Assault Are Not About Sex. They’re About Power.'

Former Vice President Joe Biden stopped by George Mason University Wednesday morning to speak to students about sexual assault prevention on college campuses. The event, held by Biden’s sexual assault awareness organization It’s On Us,...Show More Summary

Cause Celeb: Joe Biden raises awareness about sexual violence on college campuses

Celeb: Former vice president Joe Biden, who initiated the landmark Violence Against Women Act in 1984. Cause: The Its On Us Campaign which calls on women and men (especially men) to raise awareness of sexual assault and combat rape culture on college campuses across the country. Scene: Like a political rock star, Biden, dressed in […]

Isaiah Thomas’ Son DJ Zeke Shares Horrific Story Of Being Raped By Man He Met On Grindr [VIDEO]

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

DJ Zeke Shares Story Of Being Drugged, Raped By Man In His Chicago Apartment This story is so scary and what makes it most frightening is that ISH like this happens EVERY DAY! Its Sexual Assault Awareness Month and we

Abigail Breslin Explains Exactly Why She Didn’t Report Her Rape

Post by Maressa Brown. Two weeks ago, in light of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Abigail Breslin opened up about her sexual assault. The 21-year-old Scream Queens star shared a photo on Instagram with a block of text reading, "Consent II: You are not obligated to have sex with someone that you’re in a relationship with. Show More Summary

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: 'We need to advocate all the time'

5 months agoNews : USAToday: News

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and survivors like Perkins and advocates on their behalf gathered in Tallahassee, Fla., on Wednesday for a “Walk in My Shoes” event.        

Bill O'Reilly's out: What does that say about sexual harassment in America?

5 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Accused by multiple women of sexual harassment, he lost his job during Sexual Assault Awareness Month. But it took years.        

Stanford Backtracks After Prohibiting Use Of Trump Photo For Sexual Assault Conference

Stanford University is making headlines again ? this time for allegedly censoring a poster promoting a sexual assault awareness conference that featured an image of President Donald Trump. Created by veteran law professor Michele Landis...Show More Summary

UCB theaters in Los Angeles and New York City hosting fundraising comedy events for Callisto, Sexual Assault Awareness Month

5 months agoHumor : The Comic's Comic

The Upright Citizens Brigade theaters in Los Angeles and New York City will host two special comedy fundraisers next week to support Sexual Assault Awareness Month, with proceeds benefiting Callisto, a nonprofit creating technology that empowers survivors of sexual assault to make the reporting decisions that are right for them. The shows, called “Enthusiastic Consent: A […]

A Little Positivity: Lyft Driver Reminds Women To Stick By Their Slizzard Friends In Viral Clip

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Someone we actually like. Sexual Assault Awareness: Lyft Driver TroJuan Hendersons Very Important PSA A Texas Lyft driver, Trojuan Henderson, dropped an important PSA to the twitter community after having a run-in with an intoxicated woman and her friends. He

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