Monthly Archives: October 2013

Smart Move, UC Berkeley!

Cal Consent Campaign Posters Remind You Halloween Costumes Aren’t An Excuse To Be Rapey by Tyler Kingkaide HuffPost A student-driven campaign at the University of California-Berkeley is reminding people on campus that no matter how revealing a Halloween costume might … Continue reading

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SAFER and V-Day Release Report on Campus Sexual Assault Policies in the U.S.

This report is the culmination of over 5 years of V-Day’s attention and commitment to addressing sexual assault on college campuses. 80% Received Grade of C or Lower  Primary Prevention Programming Continues To Represent Critical Area for Growth Nearly One-Third … Continue reading

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Jock Culture Isn’t Rape Culture When Women Are Playing Sports

by Erin Gloria Ryan Jezebel Lizzy Seeberg, Daisy Coleman, the Steubenville rape victim — all three young women were targeted by young men who had two things in common: they felt entitled to the bodies of women regardless of whether … Continue reading

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Campuses Must Rise

College and university students continue to file sexual assault charges; administrations continue to violate Title IX.  Campuses, it’s time to RISE! UConn students file sexual assault complaints By Jason Song LA Times Joining a growing list of students who allege … Continue reading

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HANDS OFF, Crazy!

An excellent parody!  So, who’s up for choreographing a dance to this for OBR 2014?!    

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Impact of Female Literacy

October 17 was International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (also known as World Poverty Day). Thank you to Compassion International for the reminder and educational graphic (click on image to enlarge view). When it comes to extreme poverty, many … Continue reading

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