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Men Can Stop Rape

Why Don't We Start Telling Men Not To Drink As Rape Prevention?

Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Tyler Kingkade

Yoffe mentions that she's spoken with a three recent college graduates who were the survivors of assaults. Great. But after I spoke with dozens of current and former students who survived sexual violence, I have a much different take than the solution being these women should drink less.

Violence Against Women Is a Choice Men Make: 4 Ways to Make the Right One

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 05.07.2013 | World
Soraya Chemaly

We will never achieve gender justice and close the safety gap without boys and men standing beside us. I know many men believe in equality, some are activists and allies for change. Every day I appreciate the work they do. But there are simply not enough of them.

Consent and Ending Violence Against Women and Children

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 05.04.2013 | World
Soraya Chemaly

A culture of consent is based on the rights of potential victims instead of on the rights of potential rapists.  Which would you prefer?

Building 'Men Of Strength': A Response To Sexual Violence

Donna Hakimian | Posted 04.06.2013 | Religion
Donna Hakimian

What if we turned our gaze to see men and boys as potential champions of the rights of women -- allies in the building of a just, peaceful and tolerant society? We would have reclaimed a truth that a few individuals tried to steal away.

Healthy Masculinity: The Idea That Men Can Control Themselves

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics
Soraya Chemaly

The real question isn't if men are more or less violent. The real question is whether or not men have control over themselves. This idea, who is in control of whom, is fundamental to how we understand and deal with violence, especially with gendered violence.

5 Ways You Can Support Rape Victims

Posted 08.21.2012 | Impact

Rep. Todd Akin’s polarizing view of abortion has ignited heated debates across the nation, his own party and the activism spectrum. But some say it...

Sexual Assault Awareness: Not Just a Month

Ethan Miller | Posted 06.04.2012 | College
Ethan Miller

How do we end rape culture? We have to make sure these messages of change reach everyone within our campus communities, not just feminist activists and allies.

Circle Of 6 App: Stop Sexual Violence On Campus and Off Before it Happens

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 06.02.2012 | Technology
Soraya Chemaly

An iphone application, Circle of 6, launched today. The app, the winner of the White House's "Apps Against Abuse" technology challenge, allows users to easily reach a group of six trusted friends.

What Men Can Learn From Annie Lennox

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 05.06.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

It's about expanding the definition of human to include what is female and about working together to dismantle systematized biases in culture.

Too Short Is Too Short of Real Change

Elischia Fludd | Posted 04.28.2012 | Celebrity
Elischia Fludd

Where is the equivalent of the scale of the Chris Brown response for Too Short? Whereas I do not think all portions of Chris Brown's scrutiny is helpful to a journey of reform, Too Short's video is not nearly receiving as much attention.

10 Things You Can Do To Stop Street Harassment

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 04.23.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

"This is not what we want for the next generation of girls. This is a time for people to raise awareness ... and create community-based solutions to make public places safer for everyone."

7 Ways To Change How We Think About Rape

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 03.07.2012 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

We ignore, debate, glamorize and debunk real rape instead of challenging the culture that makes it endemic. As significant as the FBI decision is, it will not dismantle this culture.

Thank Goodness for the Good Men

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Randy Susan Meyers

Good men know that women writing about women getting hurt is not a statement that men are never hurt. It's not a statement that women are all perfect. It's simply a statement about stopping violence against women.

Republicans for Rape: Lets Get Real

Nathan Havey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Havey

Do the Senators against Al Franken's bill consciously support rape? Of course not. But their actions absolutely support a status quo in which rape and sexual violence flourish.