Fellow feminist activists! Please join us, Feminists United at the University of Mary Washington, as we continue to speak out against rape culture and cyber-harassment. What: No Longer Anonymous Rally When: Friday, September 18th at 4 pm Where: University of Mary Washington on the steps of Lee Hall; 1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401 Last […]
I was an emotional wreck all week. It’d been three months since I’d volunteered to speak at Slut Walk DC. In those three months, I’d sat down to write my speech probably a dozen times, but just couldn’t find it in me to finish it. As the day grew closer, my anxiety intensified; I’d be […]
Comprehensive, age-appropriate sexuality education is one of the most important things we can do today to put a halt on rape culture tomorrow.
Forty-three years ago, Congress passed Title IX as part of the Education Amendments. This significant piece of legislation prohibited any education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance from discriminating on the basis of sex. Since its passing, Title IX has helped women around the country. It has helped women enter professions in fields […]
Changing the language you use is just one way to stand in solidarity with survivors. And it’s one worth speaking up about.
The Feminist Majority Foundation continues to stand with students at the University of Mary Washington as they seek to hold the university accountable for violations of their rights under Title IX.
Students having questions about rape policies on campus led to a student-initiated, educational, public health club event being silenced.
Virginia Tech Womanspace members launched the #SitDownVTFootball campaign to voice their concerns about the conduct of the Virginia Tech Football players who were in attendance at the group’s 26th Annual Take Back the Night. These roundtable contributions tell the story through the eyes of three feminist leaders on VT’s campus who were there, and who are demanding accountability.
University of Virginia Alumni and Allies for Survivors, a group dedicated to pushing for sexual assault reform at the University of Virginia (UVA), has created a petition calling on President Sullivan to implement an ongoing, mandatory sexual assault education program on campus that engages students at regular intervals throughout their academic careers. The group’s […]
James Madison University’s Feminist Collective held a “Campus Rising” event last week in support of One Billion Rising, the world’s largest mass action to end violence against women.