Is there something about the school or its male attendees that make them feel entitled to behave in this manner? Or, is this sort of thing going on at campuses everywhere?
changing rape culture
Rape culture is real. And right now it has every reason to feel emboldened. And only men can truly change its course.
Even when we use language unintentionally, it shapes our frame of reference and steers the conversation.
It is not the alpha males we must appeal to in the hopes of change, but rather those behind the scenes, those who have a conscience, those who may be strong enough to influence their peers. We need to reach out to the “middle guys.”
Rape culture justifies sexualized violence by denying or minimizing its existence, and holding victims responsible. We must all play a role in ending it.
Stacey Gill examines a culture that protects the perpetrators and perpetuates sexual assaults.
Aya de Leon examines how children create stories to get themselves through brutal times. And some children never grow up.
A list of parenting action items, created in the hope that we can raise a generation of children who have less rape and sexual assault in their lives…from toddlers to teens.