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When ‘Yes’ Means ‘No’: How to Identify Rape

By MindfulAide

Trigger Warning: themes of sexual assault

I knew him from my group of friends in high school. He was in university, he had drugs on hand that I had never heard of, and he loved to dance. 1,236 more words

Relationships

What to do after a sexual assault

What is sexual assault?

Sexual assault:  any sexual act you are forced to do that you haven’t agreed to.

It is against the law for one person to force unwanted sexual acts on another person.  910 more words

Victimization

Vermont Senator Charged with Human Trafficking

A Vermont Senator was arrested on Thursday on charges of human trafficking, prohibited acts, and sexual assault. Vermont State Police say the charges stem from an investigation from complaints about the 63 year old Senator, Sen. 56 more words

News

Sexual assault of males

By Michelle Scheu

“When Mary Kay Letourneau Fualaau was forced to go public in 1997 with an affair she was having with her former sixth grade student, Vili Fualaau, after she became pregnant with his child, it was the teacher-student sex scandal heard around the world.” 412 more words

Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault In The Military

This article is part of a series of Wisdom For Womanism articles that relate to Sexual Assault Awareness Month. We need to talk about sexual assault everyday until it stops, but April is a designated time to bring special awareness around the issue. 589 more words

SAAM

The Angel Band Project: Stroll Against Silence

On April 18, I had the beautiful privilege to photograph the The Angel Band Project​’s Stroll Again Silence at Maryville University, a benefit used to raise money for victim’s of sexual abuse and assault to receive free music therapy!   79 more words

Photography

Dynamics of a Personal Myth Inside our Story

She met me at the door when I came home from Kindergarten. I was bleeding and the dress she had sewn for me was torn. I had fallen off the merry-go-round during recess and I knew I was in serious trouble. 1,170 more words

Trauma