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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Causes

New Research Looks Into Why We Blame The Victim In Cases Of Sexual Abuse And Assault

New Research Looks Into Why We Blame The Victim In Cases Of Sexual Abuse And Assault

With the Harvey Weinstein trial in full swing, conversations about #metoo and rampant workplace sexual assault and harassment aren’t about to die out any time soon. The movement itself has […]

Entertainment

Author & Lawyer Revisits 30-Year-Old Assault That Shaped Her Life In More Ways Than One, In New Book.

Author & Lawyer Revisits 30-Year-Old Assault That Shaped Her Life In More Ways Than One, In New Book.

[TW: PTSD, sexual assault, trauma] Why does the body remember what the mind tries so desperately to forget? Author and lawyer Karen Stefano begins to answer this question in her […]

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How The #MeToo Movement Gave Me A Voice To Share My Own Story & Break My Silence.

How The #MeToo Movement Gave Me A Voice To Share My Own Story & Break My Silence.

By Rachel Cooper It’s taken me eight years to be able to say #metoo, or to realize that those words even apply to me. I didn’t know I was a […]

Contributors, Health

The Importance of Taking a Mental Health Inventory After Experiencing Sexual Assault

The Importance of Taking a Mental Health Inventory After Experiencing Sexual Assault

By Chelsy Ranard In September 2018, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford gave her full testimony of sexual assault against Brett Kavanaugh in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. The world watched […]

Working Women

New Conversations About Sexual Assault Report Limitations In Light Of Brett Kavanaugh

New Conversations About Sexual Assault Report Limitations In Light Of Brett Kavanaugh

By Brian Kent [TW: references to sexual assault, rape] In large part due to publicity around the #MeToo movement, thousands of sexual assault survivors have gained the courage to step […]

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Massage Envy Chain Being Forced To Face Sexual Assault Accusations Thanks To The #MeToo Movement

Massage Envy Chain Being Forced To Face Sexual Assault Accusations Thanks To The #MeToo Movement

By Brian Kent Massage Envy is not new to sexual assault lawsuits. In 2017, almost 200 women allege that they were sexually assaulted at Massage Envy branches across the United […]

Causes

Raising The Advocacy Stakes For The #MeToo Movement During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Raising The Advocacy Stakes For The #MeToo Movement During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Brian Kent Sexual assault is a topic that needs to be discussed, and in the current era of the #MeToo movement, we are seeing this happen. Every 98 seconds […]

Entertainment

Here’s How Mark Wahlberg Spent The $1.5 Million He Made (That Michelle Williams Didn’t)

Here’s How Mark Wahlberg Spent The $1.5 Million He Made (That Michelle Williams Didn’t)

By Fairygodboss After coming under fire in January for pulling in a whopping $1.5 million more than his “All the Money In the World” costar Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg has […]

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How The #MeToo Movement Could Help A Major Sexual Assault Case Against Massage Envy

How The #MeToo Movement Could Help A Major Sexual Assault Case Against Massage Envy

By Brian Kent A deluge of sexual assault accusations has gripped the entertainment industry and Congress, capturing the nation’s attention. Driven by the courage of others, thousands of assault survivors […]