Bravery in the Ivy League


Kyle Ashlee discusses the reality of discrimination at Dartmouth College and the importance of student activism in creating change at a school that is often thought to be perfect.

Dear John Harvard: A Plea to Stop the ‘Second Rape’ That Follows Campus Sexual Assaults

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A student’s anonymous letter, ‘Dear Harvard: You Win,’ and a law lecturer’s stinging follow-up underscore why Harvard must fight fiercely for affirmative consent.

“Can Women rape men? Most people think that they can’t.”

Male Abuse

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Great Video With a Terrible Title Makes You Think Twice About Why People Laugh At Rape Jokes


This video dismantles the rape myth told to male victims of sexual violence, who sometimes aren’t believed because “don’t guys want to have sex all the time anyway?”

Why Some War-Stressed Soldiers Cheat on Spouses


Iraq War veteran Michael Anthony discusses sex in the military and how the strains of war can lead to infidelity.

Was It Rape or Just ‘A Crappy Situation’?

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In “Yeah Maybe, No” filmmaker Kelly Kend interviews a male rape survivor and explores the dynamics of doubt that cloud our collective understanding of consent.

Just What Is Rep. Tom Reed of NY Ashamed Of?

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A Congressman shares his painful personal experience with his colleagues and says, ‘No more.’

A Message to My Assailant: Lessons on Being Human


“Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.”

–Mark Twain

It Happened Only Once


There doesn’t have to be a second or tenth time. The damage occurred and our innocence was shattered.

How Men Can Support Women Post Sexual Abuse


Two years ago his wife was kidnapped, stabbed, shot and sexually assaulted by nine men. Here’s the story, the mistakes he made in trying to help and the lessons he wants to put into the world for other men who may find themselves in a similar situation.

Longing for the Longhairs, or a World Where Men Are Different

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Melissa Potter almost always fell for the guys with long hair. And she finally figured out why.

Why I Won’t Watch the Super Bowl & Can’t Support Football: Let Me Count the Ways


Professor Warren Blumenfeld asks: “Is it simply coincidence that so many high school, collegiate, and professional football players have been charged with committing sexual assault?”

13 Reasons Why Sexual & Domestic Violence is Not Just a Women’s Issue


More and more men are bringing their strong hearts and minds to the issues of violence prevention and want to be part of solutions.

Change is Coming for Survivors of Sexual Assault


Randy Ellis, an advocate for child sexual abuse victims, sees the light of positive changes.

Out of the Shadows: 10 Child Sexual Abuse Statistics


Jayneen Sanders offers 10 compelling reasons why we should keep finding ways to prevent our children from being sexually abused, and why we should provide effective methods for healing and recovery in the event that such abuse happens.

Coming Out About Rape and Connecting In Crisis

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For many men, admitting to rape is like coming out of a shameful closet. But it is the first, powerful, step towards healing.