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Strategies for supporting men who’ve experienced sexual violence

Rate this article and enter to winMost of us have supported friends through difficult times, such as a break-up, academic pressure, or family issues. But how do we step up and provide support when...
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Sexual violence in LGBTQ communities: How we can help prevent it

Rate this article and enter to winGabe Murchison is senior research manager at Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBTQ advocacy organization in the US. He focuses on research that “helps us understand the unique...
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Unseen survivors: When sexual violence goes under the radar

Rate this article and enter to winMany college students experience loneliness, anxiety, depression, or chronic illness, or are dealing with past trauma—and most who meet this description would likely not identify as having a...
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Profile of a perpetrator: Who is responsible for sexual assault on campus

Rate this article and enter to winSexual assault perpetrated on college campuses is getting a lot of attention around the country. New research sheds light on the realities of this issue. Campus perpetrators of...
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Red hot or red flag?: Test your relationship

Rate this article and enter to winIn an intimate relationship, we deserve to feel appreciated and supported, just as our partner deserves the same from us. Sexual coercion within relationships tends to be part...
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Are you a social engineer?: 4 ways to use your powers for good

Rate this article and enter to winFeel like throwing a party? If so, you’ll play an important role in shaping the social culture of your campus. Party throwers are the social engineers who design...
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What would you do?: How to step in and prevent sexual violence

Rate this article and enter to winAlthough we’d like to think that college is a safe haven from sexual violence, the National Institute of Justice’s 2005–2007 Campus Sexual Assault Study of almost 7,000 undergraduate...
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How to take back the night in 6 steps

Rate this article and enter to winIf you have ever attended an event designed to raise awareness of sexual assault and abuse, what did you think of it? Did you feel shocked or moved?...
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Finding yourself: 8 steps to sexual empowerment

Rate this article and enter to winHave you hesitated to tell a romantic or sexual partner what you want? Maybe you’ve even hesitated to tell yourself. “It’s a very subjective, very individualized process,” says...
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What if everyday choices were treated like sexual consent?

Rate this article and enter to winConsent isn’t complicated. But when it comes to sexual consent, some people suggest that it is. If understanding consent were truly so difficult, here’s what our everyday lives...