Rape

There’s something extremely cathartic about seeing all these women-led detective shows.

How Women-Led Detective Shows Are Shaping Survivor Narratives

Lately I’ve been finding inspiration and empowerment in women-led detective shows and how they are shaping survivor narratives. Read...
Amy Roberts    |   11.8.17   |   SHARE
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He assaulted me, and my prevailing feeling was shame.

Why Did My Sexual Assault Cause Shame?

He violated me and robbed me of an innocence I would never recover. He did this to me. Why did my sexual assault cause shame? Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   11.1.17   |   SHARE
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I am taking accountability and making this ugliness public so that others struggling with their own misogyny might recognize themselves and take steps to heal, too.

Me, Too: Confronting My Own Misogyny 

Me, Too: confronting my own misogyny. Change can’t come from a social media campaign alone, but from constant personal diligence by us all. Read...
Christine Kandic Torres    |   10.19.17   |   SHARE
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No one wants to admit to being raped.

People Die Because Of Harvey Weinstein. Enough Is Enough.

Not all rapists look or act like rapists. Some of the men who abused me are considered “nice people.” Read...
Joanna Valente    |   10.16.17   |   SHARE
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Instead of "Me, too" why don't we say, "I believe you"?

The "Me, Too" Viral Status Is Important, But Let's Talk About Something Else

It’s painful enough to have to revisit your abuse every time a new viral movement takes hold. What if, instead of “Me, too” we said, “I believe you? Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.16.17   |   SHARE
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Women are currently creating solutions to powerlessness, lack of safety, anxiety, and loneliness

Technology Is The New Self-Care

Technology is allowing people to build communities that matter to them, that help keep them safe, and remove isolation. Technology is the new self- Read...
Amy Mackelden    |   10.3.17   |   SHARE
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Do I have a responsibility to tell him he's a rapist?

Ask Erin: Do I Tell My Rapist That He Raped Me?

Do I have a responsibility to tell my rapist that he raped me? Or am I giving him the benefit of the doubt again by assuming he doesn't already know? Read...
Erin Khar    |   09.29.17   |   SHARE
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If your sibling were raped by your friend, wouldn't you want to know? I most definitely would.

Ask Erin: Should I Tell My Brother That His Best Friend Raped Me?

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to… Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at Read...
Erin Khar    |   09.1.17   |   SHARE
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