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No Prison For Colorado Student Who Raped ‘Helpless’ Freshman

Wilkerson’s friends and family pretty much say that raping the young women was a “traumatic incident” for him. Austin Wilkerson had faced years behind bars for attacking a half-conscious woman.Source: No Prison For Colorado Student Who Raped 'Helples [...]

2016-09-14T12:48:26+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on No Prison For Colorado Student Who Raped ‘Helpless’ Freshman

SlutWalk Toronto 2016

We took part in SlutWalk Toronto yesterday. The route was from Church St. north to Bloor, then down to Queen's Park. It felt good to be around like-minded people who are fighting to end rape culture, victim blaming, sexism, and patriarchy. SlutWalk [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:41+00:00 August 7th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on SlutWalk Toronto 2016

Sexual Assault: the Roadshow

Scadding Court Community Centre has started a three-year project called Sexual Violence - The Roadshow. It's a travelling art gallery, sexual violence prevention workshop, studio and exhibition that will travel to 15 Ontario communities and be host [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:43+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Sexual Assault: the Roadshow

Truth in a Parody Video #BrockTurner

The Onion produced a parody video five years ago titled, 'College Basketball Star Heroically Overcomes Tragic Rape He Committed.' When it comes to the truth, especially in light of the words Turner's father read in court, it's amazing how close thi [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:43+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Truth in a Parody Video #BrockTurner

An Open Letter to a Courageous Young Woman by Joe Biden

I do not know your name — but your words are forever seared on my soul. Words that should be required reading for men and women of all ages. Words that I wish with all of my heart you never had to write. I am in awe of your courage for speaking out [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:43+00:00 June 9th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

20 Minutes of #RapeCulture

When  I was young my father once told me to never touch my sister or make her cry. I could fight my brothers, but hurting my sister was out of bounds. I carried that message my whole life; men don't hurt women and the ones who do are the worst men [...]

When the Internet is Awesome #endrapeculture

I can't remember where I found this, but it's a perfect example of the victim blaming that happens online and offline. If you're one of the many people who blame rape on anyone or anything but a rapist, please re-examine your thinking. [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:49+00:00 April 20th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , |Comments Off on When the Internet is Awesome #endrapeculture

April 1 – #endrapeculture

This week is really going to suck. Three years ago April 7th Rehtaeh died. I miss her so much. We had a lot of fun together. >>>> I've spend a month trying to figure out what to write and I still haven't finished the first sentence. So. [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:51+00:00 April 1st, 2016|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on April 1 – #endrapeculture
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