Sexual Assault

We Have To Stop Holding Survivors To Impossible Standards

Photo of Senator Ernst: Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons

Because survivors aren’t masked superheroes: They’re humans.

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5 Classic Movies That Can Trigger Conversations About Sexual Assault & Consent

If you're planning to dip back into the nostalgia zone with your kids, be prepared to discuss issues like sexual assault and consent when they come up.

If you're planning to dip back into the nostalgia zone with your kids, be prepared to discuss issues like sexual assault and consent when they come up.

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To All Those Who Don't Know If They've Been Sexually Assaulted 

I feel like I’m in this in-between space where I have deep sympathies for sexual assault victims and am incredibly passionate about issues of rape culture.

I feel like I’m in this in-between space where I have deep sympathies for sexual assault victims and am incredibly passionate about issues of rape culture.

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Ask Erin: I Assaulted My Ex And Don't Know How To Make It Right 

(Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

I sexually assaulted my ex, and I don't know how to make things better. I have apologized and told her I would give her all the space she needs.

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To Men Afraid Of "False Rape Accusations:" Try Being A Woman

If you don’t want false rape accusations, don’t sexually assault anyone.

If you don’t want false rape accusations, don’t sexually assault anyone. Don’t even come close to sexually assaulting anyone.

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Sexual Assault By An Ivy League Lawyer? Me, Too.

The author in 1991 at age 18.

And Mr. Ivy League, if you’re reading this, know that you caused harm. I’m setting down my shame, like an old coat that no longer fits. The shame is yours.

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How Do I Raise Boys That Aren't Like Brett Kavanaugh?

art by Julia Green

This is a hard time to be alive which means it's a hard time to be a parent. So, how do we raise boys that treat women with respect?

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Now Is Not The Time For Silence: Why I Will Not Be Participating In The Social Media Blackout

Now is not the time for silence.

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Dr. Blasey Ford Is All Of Us, And I Believe All Of Us

Thirty years or three hours — time has no meaning when the power to decide has been taken from you. I believe you Dr. Blasey Ford and I believe all of us.

Thirty years or three hours — time has no meaning when the power to decide has been taken from you. I believe you Dr. Blasey Ford and I believe all of us.

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7 Ways To Protect Your Healing Heart When The News Is Full Of Sexual Assault

How do you guard your tender heart while you are still trying to heal your damaged soul?

This is not fluffy, this is a fortress for your mental health. Here's how to protect your healing heart when the news is full of sexual assault stories.

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