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6 Ways Trans Women Are Helping Deliver Gender Equality

By Marcie Bianco  March 21, 2014

Women’s History Month, like spring itself, came in like a lamb and, it seems, without much acknowledgement from the mainstream press. 852 more words

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Here's What Happens When You Get a Rape Kit Exam

Updated: July 22, 4:00 p.m.

Getting a rape kit collected is no picnic. The process can last up to four hours, and involves getting poked, prodded, swabbed and photographed in exactly the places a rape victim would have been violated in an attack. 397 more words

Women Need To Be Educated About Sexual Consent -- Right Now They Aren’t

Janet Bloomfield | Thought Catalog | June 15, 2014

When Lara Stemple, a researcher at UCLA looked at the latest National Crime Victimization Survey, she was shocked to see that men experienced rape and sexual assault almost as frequently as women, and that women were often the perpetrators. 838 more words

Male "Power" And "Privilege"

#SUNYSA Task Force for Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence

This video left me in tears (http://blog.petflow.com/this-disgusts-me-would-you-stop-to-help-this-woman/)! As a survivor of domestic violence, I am saddened by the lack of response from the individuals in this video! 352 more words