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Title IX and College Assaults

Tweet(Trigger Warning) I recently got involved with the title IX movement that is making its way across headlines in the U.S. regarding college campuses, sexual assaults, rapes and how those schools are completely disregarding the physical and emotional well being of survivors. I am a survivor. I was assaulted my freshman year at a frat [...]
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Using Title IX to combat bullying

TweetThis blog was cross-posted from The Bilerico Project. Blogger Devi Rao is a Fellow at the National Women’s Law Center. We know that bullying and harassment of LGBTQ kids in school is a serious problem. Many of these stats will not be news to you: More than 8 out of 10 LGBTQ students have experienced [...]
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Not Sweeping Sexual Assault Under the Rug

TweetThere has been a lot of media attention lately about universities sweeping rape/sexual assault under the proverbial rug.  I coordinate the Respect Program in Emory University’s Office of Health Promotion, and our mission is to engage the Emory community to prevent and respond to sexual assault and relationship violence. I want to address the nuances [...]
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Survey Shows Sexual Harassment in School Is All Too Common

Tweet By Ariela Migdal, Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU Women’s Rights Project According to a new study, sexual harassment, including unwanted sexual touching and sexual coercion as well as milder behaviors, is a regular feature of going to school for a significant number of American middle- and high-school students. The American Association of University Women released [...]
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Bullying Goes Beyond the Fist

TweetBy “Faith” December 6th, 2010, was a day in my life I will never understand, and probably never come to grips with. I thought that a school was the safest place to be — it turned out that I was never more wrong in my life. You see, that was the day I was raped [...]
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