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Constructing the "Ho": Black/White Female Sexual Identity in Antebellum:

This is part 1 of a 2-part article exploring the connection between race and female sexual identity during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. 1,119 more words

Sexuality

TW: Rape Culture the British Way

Another day, another rich white man acquitted of rape. I’ve developed a psychic ability for predicting the outcome of these trials, without listening to a shred of evidence I can say without hesitation, they are all not guilty (well, at least the ones without photographic evidence). 1,657 more words

Society

The Choice to Be Silent

Trigger warning: discussion of rape.

Note: This post has been updated since its original publication. I just kept having more to say on the subject. Also, I’d like to amend “silent” in the title because while many survivors choose not to report, we are often far from silent about our rapes. 1,278 more words

Feminism

Why Rape Is Seriously Hilarious

I’ve met and heard of several men who at some point have been sexually violated when they didn’t or couldn’t consent. Many of those who tells their story have done so in a bragging way: “ 65 more words

Male Victim

Are we 'asking for it'?

“Now, should we treat women as independent agents, responsible for themselves? Of course. But being responsible has nothing to do with being raped. Women don’t get raped because they were drinking or took drugs. 648 more words

Human Rights

SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS WEEK (SAAW)

From the BU’s center facebook page about the EVENT.

Please join The Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Center (SARP), the Center for Gender, Sexuality, and Activism (CGSA), The Feminist Collective, Students for Reproductive Justice, and the Queer Activist Collective as we kick off this year’s Sexual Assault Awareness Week!

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Awareness