I Take the Hate and I Create

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After an online threat of rape from an unknown man, Ilona Harker – mother, musican, writer and teacher – has vowed to take the power back by launching a campaign to “take the hate and create”

They Tried to Take My Voice, I Took It Back

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As a male survivor of sexual assault, Tim Mousseau followed a pattern of staying silent—until he took back his own voice.

Changing The Paradigm: Addressing Our Role in Perpetuating Rape Culture

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Rape culture justifies sexualized violence by denying or minimizing its existence, and holding victims responsible. We must all play a role in ending it.

Haunted By What-Ifs

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Danica Barnett can’t stop reliving a terrifying night.

Carry Each Other—a Call to Never Give Up

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Tim Mousseau has a request. An important one. Please pay attention.

Community in Turmoil: Teacher Arrested for Raping High School Football Star

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Recently, the highly-regarded town of Madison, Connecticut, experienced the unthinkable.

Why I Can’t Defend Bill Cosby

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Anthony Springer would have to abandon the sexual assault survivors he knows to defend Bill Cosby—and that’s something he’ll never do.

Bill Cosby and the Haunting Nature of Sexual Assault

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Carly Puch explores the lingering impact of sexual assault against the backdrop of Bill Cosby.

Your Son Has Been Sexually Assaulted – 5 Things You Must Do

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We can’t always protect our sons from sexual assault. But we can help them heal. Here is how to begin.

A New Force to Fight Campus Sexual Assault: Culture of Respect

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Dissatisfied with the piecemeal approach to preventing campus sexual assault, a few concerned citizens formed Culture of Respect.

An Open Letter to Sabrina Rubin Erdely

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UVA rape survivor Elisabeth Corey has something to say to Sabrina Rubin Erdely and Rolling Stone about reporting on trauma.

Shia LaBeouf Says He Was Raped. Will Anyone Listen?

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Andrew Smiler discusses ways in which male stereotypes make it hard to care that LaBeouf was raped.

Giving Thanks for Awareness

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Aaron W. Voyles discusses his season’s thanks and his struggles with thank you’s.

To the Person Who Sexually Assaulted Me, I Forgive You

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Tim Mousseau rejects the labels victim and survivor. Instead, he is a learner who has forgiven his assaulter while facing his own demons.

Bill Cosby’s Silence Is About Our Media

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The famous comedian and television personality’s silence on charges of sexual assault shows a lot about Bill Cosby—and even more about our media.

She Was Raped Three Years Ago. How Do I Help Her Today?

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Heather Gray helps a GMP reader who wants to support a survivor.