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Rape Survivor

Video Uses Eye-Opening Metaphor To Show The Absurdity Of Victim-Blaming

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 07.13.2016 | Women

An animated video featuring two stick figures just pointed out how problematic victim-blaming really is. Created by Blue Seat Studios, the video show...

Why Society Blames Victims, According To Science

LiveScience | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 07.13.2016 | Women

By: Stephanie Pappas, Live Science Contributor Published: 07/11/2016 on LiveScience A woman at a party has too many drinks too quickly and another par...

An 18-Year-Old Said She Was Raped At Knifepoint. Then She Recanted. That's Where The Story Begins.

ProPublica | Annum Masroor | Posted 12.16.2015 | Crime

No one came to court with her that day, except her public defender....

Confronting Your Attacker: How One Rape Survivor Found Strength In Court

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.09.2012 | Crime

Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords appeared in court this week with Jared Loughner, the man who shot her. Host Janet Redd led a discussio...

It's Time: The Story of My Rape -- 23 Years Later

Jess Wilson | Posted 10.24.2012 | Women
Jess Wilson

There is no word in the English language less in need of a modifier, nor less capable of being modified, than rape. There is no mitigating the violation of the human body and all that comes with it.

Relationships After Sexual Assault

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 08.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Hayley Rose Horzepa

A lot of people have difficulties in relationships, but a person who has survived rape will have extra issues.

'I Am A Rape Survivor'

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hayley Rose Horzepa

As I read that poem, I realized that up to this point, considering myself a rape survivor was almost laughable. I hadn't been thinking like a survivor but like a victim.