On Monday, Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) convened the last of three roundtables on campus sexual assault. This final roundtable addressed the criminal justice system and administrative processes for prosecuting cases of sexual assault on college campuses.
An Homage to Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack by Peggy McIntosh [PDF] If you’re asking yourself what in the world “cisgender” (often shortened to “cis”) means, then don’t worry. If you’re not familiar with the queer community, it can sound like an intimidating word, but it’s not! In the way that transgender can describe how someone’s gender identity […]
As countless young adults head off to college, they will be bombarded with warnings about potential incidents of sexual assault on their campus. As many of us know, these concerns are valid – women ages 16-24 are at the greatest risk of being raped, and are between 20-25% likely to experience sexual assault while in college […]
Hundreds of thousands of students in the mostly French-speaking province of Canada have been involved in this year’s inspiring Quebec student movement – often referred to as the Maple Spring – which began in February as a response to the government’s announcement to raise university tuition costs by 65% over the next 4 years. Quebec’s university […]