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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 […]

Contributors

How I learned To Stop Blaming Myself For Being Drugged And Sexually Assaulted

How I learned To Stop Blaming Myself For Being Drugged And Sexually Assaulted

By Annabelle Ramos It’s difficult for a woman to admit to herself, let alone to anyone else, that she has been sexually violated. At least, it was for me. Initial […]

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

All New Cell Phones In India Will Have A Panic Button To Protect Women & Prevent Assault

All New Cell Phones In India Will Have A Panic Button To Protect Women & Prevent Assault

The Indian government are stepping up their focus on preventing gender violence and curbing the high rates of rape and sexual assault in the country. India’s Ministry of Communications and […]

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 […]

Girl on a Mission

This Woman Could Change Sexual Assault Laws & Give Survivors More Power Over Their Case

This Woman Could Change Sexual Assault Laws & Give Survivors More Power Over Their Case

The issue of rape and sexual assault has never been more pressing and more discussed than the past few years. With increasing research about the college campus rape epidemic in […]

Entertainment

Our Five Favorite Moments From The 2016 Academy Awards

Our Five Favorite Moments From The 2016 Academy Awards

While it was an already tense evening at the Academy Awards this year with the #OscarsSoWhite controversy shining the spotlight on the clear lack of diversity among the big category […]

Boys We Like

Why Rapper Killer Mike Speaking Out For Female Sexual Assault Victims In The Music Biz Is Important

Why Rapper Killer Mike Speaking Out For Female Sexual Assault Victims In The Music Biz Is Important

ICYMI, New York-based musician Amber Coffman of the band Dirty Projectors recently caused a storm in the music industry when she boldly tweeted about her experience being sexually harassed by […]

Boys We Like, Working Women

Meet The Male University Lecturer Teaching Sexual Assault Prevention To College Students

Meet The Male University Lecturer Teaching Sexual Assault Prevention To College Students

As we look ahead to 2016 and prepare ourselves for change and a new year, there is one issue that will definitely not disappear overnight  – sexual assault. More specifically, […]

Causes

Tea Cups & Buzzfeed & Bears, Oh My! The Sexual Assault PSAs You NEED To Watch

Tea Cups & Buzzfeed & Bears, Oh My! The Sexual Assault PSAs You NEED To Watch

Here in the US there is a huge movement to prevent rape and sexual assault, especially in light of data concerning the number of assaults that happen across colleges campuses […]

Politics

Female New Zealand Parliamentarians Stage A Walk-Out Over Comments About Rape

Female New Zealand Parliamentarians Stage A Walk-Out Over Comments About Rape

This is an important story which needs to be shared more in the media. This is an example of what it looks like when politicians with a conscience stand up […]

Interviews

Wearable Tech Device Athena Designed To Combat Sexual Assault On College Campuses

Wearable Tech Device Athena Designed To Combat Sexual Assault On College Campuses

When statistics show that one in four women on college campuses across the United States will be the victims of sexual assault or rape, taking action is not a question, […]

Girl on a Mission

Instead Of Silence, This Sexual Assault Survivor Created ‘Profiles Of Hope’ To Give Other Victims A Voice

Instead Of Silence, This Sexual Assault Survivor Created ‘Profiles Of Hope’ To Give Other Victims A Voice

Sexual assault, sexual violence, rape, and other associated crimes have become a huge problem in certain sections of society, not necessarily because of the amount of acts committed, but because […]

Entertainment

These Cartoons Perfectly Explain Consent For Those Who Are Still Struggling With The Concept

These Cartoons Perfectly Explain Consent For Those Who Are Still Struggling With The Concept

Consent. You’d think it’d be a vital component of all sexual activity. Unfortunately there are many instances which show over and over again that consent is often the last thing […]