SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS WEEK (SAAW)
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SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS WEEK (SAAW)

From the BU’s center facebook page about the EVENT. Please join The Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Center (SARP), the Center for Gender, Sexuality, and Activism (CGSA), The Feminist Collective, Students for Reproductive Justice, and the Queer Activist Collective as we kick off this year’s Sexual Assault Awareness Week! This week will be filled with … Continue reading

Let Your Voice Be Heard: Students & Survivors Listening Sessions
Awareness / Rape

Let Your Voice Be Heard: Students & Survivors Listening Sessions

A few days ago, the US Department of Justice posted “White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault Invites Participation in Public Listening Sessions,” to encourage students, advocates, university leaders, law enforcement professionals, and VAWA grantees to participate in an upcoming White House Public Listening Session. The White House Task Force hopes that participants … Continue reading

You Throw Like a Girl: Rape Culture & Sports
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You Throw Like a Girl: Rape Culture & Sports

Let me preface this by saying that not all men who take part in aggressive sports are insatiable, sex-hungry, and misogynistic.  When you hear people saying that one team “raped” another, or you hear two teens discussing the complete “rape” that occurred while playing Call of Duty, I’d suggest that you think a little deeper as … Continue reading