Reasons Why It Wasn't Rape

I wrote this poem for all of the people who have been taught to explain away any unwanted advances made towards them. We are taught that it is easier to come up with excuses than be truly heard. 248 more words

Voices

Applying Anthropology for a Safer World

Claim our bodies, claim our right,
Take a stand, take back the night!

Across the globe, the month of April is a time for communities to mobilize… 753 more words

Guiding Principles of a Daughter's Dad

I’m not the smartest or greatest dad there is. Not even close. I have many faults and made many mistakes over the years that I regret. 400 more words

Family

Eco-Beauty With A Cause: Mahalo's Red My Lips Tint // Campaign Details + First Impression/Demo

by: mercedes | april 17, 2016 | filed under: makeup, videos

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Mahalo (one of my TOP eco brands) has launched a beautiful bright red lip tint, with 20% of the proceeds going to redmylips.org, an international non-profit dedicated to combating rape myths and victim blaming. 86 more words

Videos

6 Documentaries on Sexual Assault

We all bring different perspectives to the conversation surrounding sexual assault, and we all come with varying levels of expertise. For those who want to learn more about sexual assault cases, prosecuting assailants, and the damaging effects of sexual assault across varying intersections of society, here are several documentaries to watch to become better informed. 407 more words

SAA Month