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August 10, 2016

Last week, in response to the news that multiple female employees of Fox News had accused Roger Ailes of sexual harassment, Donald Trump told USA Today that if his daughter Ivanka were sexually harassed at work, she would “find another career or another company.”    Hi...

March 2, 2016

During the World Economic Forum several weeks ago in Davos, Switzerland, Vice President Joe Biden made a strong statement in support of something that we have long known to be true: that cultural change is required to end gender violence.  Speaking on economic progress...

February 24, 2016

In 2014, recording artist Kesha (also known as Ke$ha) publicly accused her producer, Dr. Luke (Lukasz Gottwald), of drugging and raping her.  She filed a civil lawsuit against him, alleging that he bullied her, drugged and raped her and held her to an unfair contract....

February 17, 2016

Dear CDC…

 

Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released recommendations for women of childbearing age, which immediately drew backlash for its advice that women of childbearing age who are not on birth control should not consume alcohol.  That part...

January 13, 2016

Almost without fail, if an article about rape is posted on the internet, there will be at least one comment listing what steps potential victims (usually women) should take to stay safe.  These strategies range from not consuming alcohol or drugs to dressing conservati...

September 2, 2015

In November 2013, a campaign was launched to fund the manufacture of a new type of garment designed to prevent rape.  Recently, the videos promoting this “anti-rape underwear” have begun to recirculate on social media, with many people proclaiming it to be an excellent...

August 12, 2015

Last week, we posted a graphic on our Facebook page that quickly went viral — at the time of this writing, it had been viewed by over 840,000 people.  With so many people seeing this picture, it was almost inevitable that we would get a wide range of opinions in the co...

November 12, 2014

Campus sexual assault has been a hot topic in the news over the past year, between student protests, high profile cases and the formation of a White House special commission to address the issue.  Across the country, colleges and universities are revamping their sexual...

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