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Audrie Pott

An Unprecedented Settlement: Pass It on

Elaine Williams | Posted 06.15.2015 | College
Elaine Williams

Hearing about Audrie Pott's suicide (that was linked to being assaulted and humiliated) was heartbreaking and only fueled me to go out and preach prevention and awareness more.

Interrupting the Cycle of Slut-Shaming -- Slut: A Documentary Film Previews at CatalystCon

Nina Flores | Posted 11.17.2014 | Women
Nina Flores

We can start with our own spheres of influence, whether at work, at school or among friends. How will you start the conversation among your friends? What strategies will you use to point out slut-shaming when you see it?

The One Four-Letter Word You Won't Find in Obvious Child

Leora Tanenbaum | Posted 08.05.2014 | Women
Leora Tanenbaum

The new romantic comedy Obvious Child is about Donna, a young bawdy comedian who has a one-night-stand and becomes pregnant. Unprepared for parenthood emotionally or financially, she has an abortion at Planned Parenthood. Although Donna and her friends live and breathe four-letter words, there's one they never mention.

Sasha Belenky

'Social Media Is Destroying Our Lives'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Belenky | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

1. 'Social Media Is Destroying Our Lives' Nancy Jo Sales, who wrote the Vanity Fair article that became the major motion picture "The Bling Ring," ...

Sexting, Shame And Suicide In The Digital Age

Rolling Stone | Posted 11.18.2013 | Crime

On the last day of her life, Audrie Pott walked through a crucible of teenage torment. A curvaceous sophomore at Saratoga High School, dressed in ...

Major State May Outlaw 'Revenge Porn'

The Huffington Post | Robin Wilkey | Posted 08.27.2013 | Technology

“I never thought that this person would have done this to me,” said an anonymous woman to WGN Chicago. "I thought he was the one that I was going ...

Aaron Sankin

California Cracks Down On Revenge Porn

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.05.2013 | San Francisco

A lawmaker in California has introduced legislation intended to crack down on "revenge porn," the practice of posting graphic images or video of a for...

After Parents File Claim, School Denies California Teen Reported Bullying

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2013 | Crime

By Laila Kearney SAN FRANCISCO, April 18 (Reuters) - A California couple who said their teenage daughter killed herself after classmat...

What Rehtaeh Parsons' Death Teaches Us About Rape as a Conformity

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 06.12.2013 | Crime
Soraya Chemaly

Why are so many boys so sure they can get away with rape? Or learning that their status is enhanced by sharing photo-documentary evidence of their actions? As one boy asked at a recent talk I gave: "How is forwarding a picture a girl sends me of herself different from forwarding a picture of my toaster?"