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Who Are You? New Zealand PSA

Trigger Warning: This video shows a fictional scenario leading up to a rape. It does not show the rape itself, but may be triggering for some people. Please take this into consideration before viewing the film. Initiated and launched in Wellington, [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:42+00:00 August 1st, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Who Are You? New Zealand PSA

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

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

Nova Scotia funds consent education for young men

I'm in Mexico and just read this announcement from the Nova Scotia Government. I am beyond happy about this. Nova Scotia is funding new programs to teach young men about consent and "positive masculinity," in a bid to address the causes of sexual vi [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:49+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Nova Scotia funds consent education for young men

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

#WeBelieveSurvivors #IBelieveSurvivors #BeyondGhomeshi

Following the Jian Ghomeshi ruling hundreds of people showed up in the cold Toronto rain to voice their support for victims of sexual violence and to express the outrage many feel over how this crime is handled by the Canadian judicial system. Many [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:51+00:00 March 25th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on #WeBelieveSurvivors #IBelieveSurvivors #BeyondGhomeshi

For Survivors Everywhere

Sexual Assault Centres - Canada Court Action and Solidarity #WeBelieveSurvivors Thursday, March 24, 2016 Meet at 8: 00 am Where: Old City Hall 60 Queen Street West Show Up: Bring your signs/banners and stand in solidarity outside Old City Hall t [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:51+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on For Survivors Everywhere

Ontario Passes Act to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment

Ontario is taking the lead to end sexual violence in Canada. Thank you Premier Wynne! Today Ontario passed the Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan ActSource: Newsroom : Province Passes Act to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment [...]

2016-03-09T10:04:59+00:00 March 9th, 2016|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Ontario Passes Act to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment
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