Post Tagged with: "sexual assault"

Causes

Safer Spaces at Festivals Campaign Working To Prevent Sexual Assault At Music Events

Safer Spaces at Festivals Campaign Working To Prevent Sexual Assault At Music Events

By Danielle Vincent With over a two-year hiatus due to covid, the festival season returns this summer in full force.   We have all felt that we have lost a […]

Contributors

With The Recent Rise In Sexual Crimes In India, I Knew It Was Time To Share My Story

With The Recent Rise In Sexual Crimes In India, I Knew It Was Time To Share My Story

By Pooja Kannan *TW: mention of rape, sexual assault* Despite seeing so much progress, the rise in women’s rights movements, and feminist voices championing progress for women, sexual crimes are […]

Entertainment

Director Marfisia Bel Centers The Survivor POV In Her New Short Film About Sexual Assault

Director Marfisia Bel Centers The Survivor POV In Her New Short Film About Sexual Assault

Directed by LA-based filmmaker Marfisia Bel and supported by Film Independent, ‘That’s The Password in This Town’ is a coming-of-age story portraying a young woman’s bittersweet transition into adulthood. The […]

Interviews

New Wounded Warrior Project Survey Reveals Eye-Opening Results About The Fastest Growing Demo Of Veterans In The U.S.

New Wounded Warrior Project Survey Reveals Eye-Opening Results About The Fastest Growing Demo Of Veterans In The U.S.

March is Women’s History, and it is also the month we celebrate International Women’s Day. This year, we wanted to include stories about female veterans in our coverage, as not […]

Interviews

True Crime Podcast Series “An Absurd Result” Exposes Shocking Failure Toward Assault Victims

True Crime Podcast Series “An Absurd Result” Exposes Shocking Failure Toward Assault Victims

Whether it is the fact that less than 1% of rape cases lead to felony convictions, or that wrongful convictions make up 11.6 percent of sexual assault cases from pre-DNA […]

Causes

New Survey Finds 1 in 5 UK Women Hesitant To Report Sexual Assault To The Police

New Survey Finds 1 in 5 UK Women Hesitant To Report Sexual Assault To The Police

For justice to be served, each of us need to feel empowered to take action when we’re at our most vulnerable. And for that to happen, we need to feel that the institutions designed to […]

Entertainment

“Tagalong” Wife Story is Feminist Statement On Marriage, PTSD & The Expat Lifestyle

“Tagalong” Wife Story is Feminist Statement On Marriage, PTSD & The Expat Lifestyle

Marcie Maxfield debuts as a novelist with her raw exploration of the expatriate journey, 
not just through various countries, but through the personal road to self discovery. What was originally […]

Interviews

Filmmaker Kylie Murphy Draws From #MeToo Headlines In Her Short Film “Green”

Filmmaker Kylie Murphy Draws From #MeToo Headlines In Her Short Film “Green”

It’s a short film that feels like the central storyline is ripped straight from the headlines, not once, but multiple times. Such is the case with ongoing news stories of […]

Causes

Former Athlete & Self-Defense Expert Dispels Rape Myths In Her New Book ‘Awareness Is Armor’

Former Athlete & Self-Defense Expert Dispels Rape Myths In Her New Book ‘Awareness Is Armor’

The following is a guest post from author Alexandra Allred, whose new book is titled ‘Awareness is Armor: Learn to Defend Yourself Online and In Real Time’, out now. Alexandra […]

Contributors

Tired Of Defending My Own: Thoughts On Punk Rock, White Supremacy, & The Fishbowl Life Of Ignorance

Tired Of Defending My Own: Thoughts On Punk Rock, White Supremacy, & The Fishbowl Life Of Ignorance

By Kaytie Coughlin Nothing gave me more strength and feeling of acceptance than Punk Rock and Emo Music did growing up. In fact, it gave me so much strength and […]

Interviews

Professional Wrestler Veronica Brazier On A Mission To Expose The Dark Underbelly Of The Sport & Help Victims Reclaim Their Power

Professional Wrestler Veronica Brazier On A Mission To Expose The Dark Underbelly Of The Sport & Help Victims Reclaim Their Power

By now you are probably very familiar with the stories of the numerous professional and amateur gymnasts who were sexually assaulted by Larry Nassar, and the subsequent court case surrounding […]

Girl on a Mission

New Memoir Offers Courageous Journey Of Assault Survivor Seeking Wholeness

New Memoir Offers Courageous Journey Of Assault Survivor Seeking Wholeness

[TW: Rape, sexual assault] Anne Reeder Heck’s new memoir offers both guidance and solace for those seeking healing and ready to explore paths of forgiveness and spirituality. ‘A Fierce Belief […]

Causes

A Symbol Of Strength And Solidarity In Women: The Meaning Behind National Denim Day

A Symbol Of Strength And Solidarity In Women: The Meaning Behind National Denim Day

By Amelia Power for PhotoBook Magazine I got my inspiration for writing this story from reading about this day and my love for denim.  Denim is an essential item, one […]

Causes

When To Approach HR In Sexual Misconduct Cases And When To Avoid Them

When To Approach HR In Sexual Misconduct Cases And When To Avoid Them

By Laurie Girand I’m With Them, an organization which connects victims of sexual misconduct who have been victimized by serial perpetrators, has reviewed hundreds of Codes of Conduct of the top […]

Contributors

Military Vet Shares Her #MeToo Story And How She Conquered Her Victim-Blaming Demons

Military Vet Shares Her #MeToo Story And How She Conquered Her Victim-Blaming Demons

By AG Recently, a friend and I were contemplating our age and whether we had any regrets in life; specifically, from a woman’s perspective. I scanned my memory banks and […]