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An Open Letter to Parents With Sons: Let’s Talk About How Gender Norms Perpetuate Sexual Assault

Dear parents with sons,

I am writing to you as a concerned daughter. I want to discuss gender norms present in everyday households that may have adverse effects outside of the home. 1,412 more words

Sexual Assault Awareness

Why We Need To Discuss High-Risk Environments Of Sexual Assault When Talking About This Issue On Campus

In the wake of the New York Times article published in 2015, which revealed the disturbing statistic that one in four women will experience sexual assault during their college experience, universities across the country have implemented various measures on campus with the intention of preventing sexual assault. 1,511 more words

Sexual Assault Awareness

To the survivors. To the warriors.

Our traumas strengthen us, but they don’t make us.

You are your own person.

You are not your trauma.

Your trauma may have changed you. 199 more words

How a Feeling of Complacency Became an Opportunity for Action

As I walk into the Loved Twice warehouse in Berkeley – the drop-off location for an organization aimed at providing low-income parents with baby clothing – I literally read the writing on the wall. 1,941 more words

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National Stalking Awareness Month: Economic Impacts of Stalking

This January marks the 15th observance of National Stalking Awareness Month. Stalking continues to affect nearly one in six women and more than one in 19 men in the United States in their lifetime. 538 more words

Economic Security For Survivors


We’re forever vulnerable
for that between a woman’s legs
together as one she rises
we hold hands heart chakras aligned

empower the voice behind she… 147 more words