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High School Footballer Urges Male Athletes To Join The Fight Against Sexual Violence

High School Footballer Urges Male Athletes To Join The Fight Against Sexual Violence

Now this is the kind of news relating to football players we like to read about! Three cheers for Ohio high school linebacker Jerome Baker for speaking out against sexual […]

Causes

The ‘It’s On Us’ Campaign Just Released A Powerful Video About Consent

The ‘It’s On Us’ Campaign Just Released A Powerful Video About Consent

We’ve entered a new school year here in the US and with that comes all the excitement, hopes, dreams and anticipation of what the future holds. But sadly, a new […]

Girl on a Mission

Instead Of Silence, This Sexual Assault Survivor Created ‘Profiles Of Hope’ To Give Other Victims A Voice

Instead Of Silence, This Sexual Assault Survivor Created ‘Profiles Of Hope’ To Give Other Victims A Voice

Sexual assault, sexual violence, rape, and other associated crimes have become a huge problem in certain sections of society, not necessarily because of the amount of acts committed, but because […]

Entertainment

Powerful New Documentary ‘Unslut’ Combats Slut-Shaming Through Personal Stories

Powerful New Documentary ‘Unslut’ Combats Slut-Shaming Through Personal Stories

By now most of us are familiar with slut-shaming, victim blaming and how there is undue burden on women when it comes to rape and sexual assault. There is a […]

Politics

The Women Fighting ISIS On The Front Lines Defend Their Family, Land & Freedom

The Women Fighting ISIS On The Front Lines Defend Their Family, Land & Freedom

As the battle against ISIS continues, we are increasingly learning more and more horrific details on the way they are treating various groups of people. There are many news stories […]

Politics

Men Are Banned From This Kenyan Village To Protect Women From Sexual Violence

Men Are Banned From This Kenyan Village To Protect Women From Sexual Violence

Now this is a story worth telling! There is a village in Northern Kenya called Umoja, located in the grasslands and Samburu, which is unlike any other village in the […]

Entertainment

These Cartoons Perfectly Explain Consent For Those Who Are Still Struggling With The Concept

These Cartoons Perfectly Explain Consent For Those Who Are Still Struggling With The Concept

Consent. You’d think it’d be a vital component of all sexual activity. Unfortunately there are many instances which show over and over again that consent is often the last thing […]

Causes

5000 Dresses Fill A Kosovo Soccer Stadium For Campaign Condemning Rape

5000 Dresses Fill A Kosovo Soccer Stadium For Campaign Condemning Rape

The Kosovo War between that lasted from 28 February 1998 until 11 June 1999 saw the brutal ethnic cleansing of Albanians by the hand of Serbians. The armed forces of […]

Girl on a Mission

Activist Eve Ensler’s Unapologetic Reasons For Turning ‘Mad Max’ Into A Feminist Film

Activist Eve Ensler’s Unapologetic Reasons For Turning ‘Mad Max’ Into A Feminist Film

Eve Ensler created the Vagina Monologues roughly 20 years ago and since then has been on a world-changing whirlwind advocating the rights of women and girls who have been sexually […]

Entertainment

Forget Marvel & DC, This Comic Book About India’s Rape Problem Is Elevating Social Conscience

Forget Marvel & DC, This Comic Book About India’s Rape Problem Is Elevating Social Conscience

We’ve all seen the horrific news stories and watched with shock and shame about the unfolding and seemingly increasing rape problem in India. The most recent wave of news attention […]

Politics

Female Rap Duo BomBaebs Tackle Rape, Misogyny & The Culture Of Shame In India

Female Rap Duo BomBaebs Tackle Rape, Misogyny & The Culture Of Shame In India

India, a country with 1.2 billion people is considered the largest democracy in the world. The federal elections in early 2014 where Prime Minister Narendra Modi was elected has been […]

Causes, Celebrities

Lena Dunham Gives Powerful Speech On Sexual Abuse At Variety’s Power Of Women Event

Lena Dunham Gives Powerful Speech On Sexual Abuse At Variety’s Power Of Women Event

At the recent Power Of Women Luncheon in New York, the annual event thrown by Variety magazine, a number of Hollywood notables were honored specifically for their charitable work. Kim […]