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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 […]

Causes

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 […]

Contributors

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 […]

Entertainment

TIME’s “Silence Breakers” Cover Story Sums Up An Important Year For Women & Activists

TIME’s “Silence Breakers” Cover Story Sums Up An Important Year For Women & Activists

Each year, TIME magazine releases an issue in December with someone on the cover they have named as their “Person of the Year”. In 2017, it was not one person, […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Darling Mag’s ‘Selfie’ Docu & ‘Light Of The Moon’ Film Tackles Sexual Assault

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Darling Mag’s ‘Selfie’ Docu & ‘Light Of The Moon’ Film Tackles Sexual Assault

There’s a lot of craziness going on in the world right now, and at times we feel so helpless seeing the endless stream of negative news reports on a daily […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Trans Youtuber Gigi Gorgeous Breaks Barriers & David Schwimmer’s Sexual Assault PSAs

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Trans Youtuber Gigi Gorgeous Breaks Barriers & David Schwimmer’s Sexual Assault PSAs

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday, the series where we share a handful of our favorite videos this week! It’s our favorite way to end the week, and an […]

Contributors

Why It Is More Important Than Ever To Speak Up About Sexual Assault Under President Trump

Why It Is More Important Than Ever To Speak Up About Sexual Assault Under President Trump

By Cindy Khandoker Mere weeks before November 8th, 2016, the United States (and indeed the entire world) watched in rapt horror, and for some, fascination, as their newly-elected 45th President […]

Contributors

For My Daughters, I Am Vowing To Fight Back Against Cultural Devaluing Of Women’s Bodies

For My Daughters, I Am Vowing To Fight Back Against Cultural Devaluing Of Women’s Bodies

By Abi Smith I felt his breath on my neck, warm and rapid. And, as his chest pressed progressively harder against my chest, I felt everything inside of me tighten […]

Causes, Creativity

“It Happened” Photo Series Shows How The Justice System Protects Perpetrators, Fails Victims

“It Happened” Photo Series Shows How The Justice System Protects Perpetrators, Fails Victims

In August we published a series of images from photographer and college student Yana Mazurkevich, who in collaboration with media platform Current Solutions found a creative yet powerful way to […]

Contributors

A Fmr. Sex Crimes Prosecutor Says The US Legal System Is Failing Sexual Assault Victims

A Fmr. Sex Crimes Prosecutor Says The US Legal System Is Failing Sexual Assault Victims

By Brian Kent Sexual assault is a life-changing event that leaves a victim with many questions to answer. In most cases, victims want to move on with their lives, but […]

Causes, Creativity

Photographer’s ‘Dear Brock Turner’ Series Exposes The Cultural Failure Around Victims Of Rape

Photographer’s ‘Dear Brock Turner’ Series Exposes The Cultural Failure Around Victims Of Rape

An incident which exposed the deeper underbelly of rape culture in America today, was the recent Brock Turner rape case. Various media outlets referred to it as the case of […]

Boys We Like, Sports

Detroit Lions Linebacker DeAndre Levy Writes Powerful Essay Linking Toxic Masculinity To Rape Culture

Detroit Lions Linebacker DeAndre Levy Writes Powerful Essay Linking Toxic Masculinity To Rape Culture

When you think “tough” or “masculine”, its easy to conjure up images of someone like Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy. After all he plays professional football, and being an athlete […]

Boys We Like

Why A Disturbing Uber Ride Prompted This Man To Launch A Female-Only Ride Share Service

Why A Disturbing Uber Ride Prompted This Man To Launch A Female-Only Ride Share Service

We’ve all heard the Uber horror stories, perhaps some of us have even experienced them first hand. Getting sexually assaulted, harassed, made to feel uncomfortable and in some places, women […]

Politics

Thousands Of Germans Take Part In ‘Reclaim Feminism’ Protest To Stand Against Rape & Sexual Assault

Thousands Of Germans Take Part In ‘Reclaim Feminism’ Protest To Stand Against Rape & Sexual Assault

During New Years Eve celebrations, a number of German cities, including Cologne which reported the highest number of attacks, became the center of international headlines after it was reported hundreds […]