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.

Progress in Pittsburgh

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Lessons from the 2014 National Sexual Assault Conference

It’s Time to #BlameJameis and Those Who Enable Him

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Charles Orlando isn’t going to mince words with the Florida State University quarterback who has been accused of sexual assault.

Comment of the Day: ‘Our nation is viewed by many populations as the bully of the world. Our kids notice this.’

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This comment appeared on the post: What’s Unusual About Sayreville’s Locker Room Sexual Assaults? Nothing.

When Hooking Up with Her is All About Impressing the Other Guys

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Andrew Smiler explores the ways that hookups get used to strengthen male-male friendships and argues they’re all wrong.

Why Society Won’t Let Boys and Men Be Victims of Rape

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Enough with forcing young boys into the damaging confinements of what it means to be an alpha male.

Women Abuse Men, Too—But It’s Often Not Called Abuse

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Thomas Fiffer reverses the genders in an article about abuse written for women to expose the euphemisms we use when women abuse men.

Why It’s Immoral, A Sex Crime And A Violation Of Civil Rights To Leak Someone Else’s Nudes

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It takes the lowest and most cowardly person to attack someone else anonymously on the Internet. It’s even worse when it relates to this individual’s private life and sexuality.

Young Voices: a 14-Year-Old’s Look at Rape Culture

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At “nerd camp” this summer, 14-year-old Makena McElroy was asked how she would solve a public health issue with $10,000. She chose to take on rape culture.

What Affirmative Consent Looks Like

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How to give and accept consent without necessarily verbalizing it.

You Don’t Have to Love Laci Green to Dislike Christopher Cantwell

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Thomas Fiffer goes looking for consent videos and finds an ugly attack on consent and equality.

Consent Sucks If You’re Rush Limbaugh

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To understand Rush Limbaugh’s opposition to consent, Thomas Fiffer explores the entitlement mindset.