“There are days when I want to go to the Dean’s office and ask where I can feel safe here.”
“As long as we continue to spark dialogue about sexual violence and refuse to allow it silence us, there is no way we cannot create a better world.”
“To say that rape culture does not exist on this campus is to keep one’s eyes and ears closed.”
Two weeks ago, I made UMD history.
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“I will not be a victim, I will not be a statistic, I will not apologize to anyone. I will stand up for myself, and other survivors, to increase awareness and prevention of domestic violence.”
I chanted out of joy that the movement to end sexual violence has grown from a whisper to a roar.
We don’t need women to stop drinking, stop going out, stop wearing anything, or stop flirting with men in social situations to end rape.
Slut shaming and victim blaming? They aren’t that different from each other. In fact, they’re good friends.
Sexual assault is much more than just a women’s issue. Survivors of sexual violence can be male or female, straight or gay, young or old. Anyone can be a survivor. We also know that attackers have the ability to fit a range of descriptors. Despite this reality, sexual assault is still often portrayed as something […]