Sexual Assault

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.

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 Read...
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(Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

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

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. Read...
Erin Khar   |   10.17.18   |   SHARE
Ask Erin
If you don’t want false rape accusations, don’t sexually assault anyone.

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

If you don’t want false rape accusations, don’t sexually assault anyone. Don’t even come close to sexually assaulting anyone. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.8.18   |   SHARE
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The author in 1991 at age 18.

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

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 Read...
Diana Whitney    |   10.5.18   |   SHARE
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art by Julia Green

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

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? Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.1.18   |   SHARE
Mommamental
Now is not the time for silence.

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

I’d argue that this is the worst time for strategic silence. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.30.18   |   SHARE
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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.

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 Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.27.18   |   SHARE
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How do you guard your tender heart while you are still trying to heal your damaged soul?

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

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 Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.25.18   |   SHARE
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