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21 Rape Myths Everyone Needs to Know

A new joint study between three universities in Canada found that a combination of education and self-defense training about rape is highly effective at reducing the incidence of rape.  The results, p…

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People Like Me Might Be The Reason Bill Cosby Is A Free Man

I've never met him, but I still feel like I know him. Bill Cosby may be a rapist. This is something that I am unable to comprehend. Or rather, I don't want to comprehend. I don't want to know it…

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Why Rape Victim Emma Sulkowicz Is Our Hero

No one should ever have to be afraid of speaking up. "There's a reason survivors choose not to go to the police, and that's because they're treated as the criminals ... The rapists are innocent until…

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Girl Gang-Raped in School, NY Police Do Nothing

I read a tragic story today about a 15-year-old girl who was gang-raped in her school, under her desk while one of the perpetrators smashed her head against the ground to stop her from getting away.  …

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22 Ways to Stop Violence Against Women

1. “No” means No. Not “maybe.” Not “I’m just playing hard to get.” Not “later.” Not anything but NO. This isn’t rocket science so I’m not sure why so many men aren’t getting the message. Start listeni…

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