Tag Archives: Violence Against Women

Blazing a Path

Mass murder. Misogyny. Maya Angelou. Jane Doe. The Transgender Tipping Point.

These are the things on my mind and heart. Continue reading

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Sexual Assault Myths and Facts

Sexual Assault Myths serve to direct attention away from the perpetrator and often focus on blaming the victim and maintain the status quo of oppression. Challenging myths is one part of making change. Continue reading

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Ten Things Men Can Do To Prevent Gender Violence

Jackson Katz writes about how men can take responsibility for changing the culture that promotes sexual violence. Continue reading

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Tough Guise: How Sexism Hurts Men Too

Devaluing of women/femininity contributes to a culture in which sexual violence against women is prevalent. Rigid gender roles and stereotypes harm men as well as women and the gender non-conforming. Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is observed every year at the United Nations, and is a national holiday in several countries. I think of today as a chance to celebrate and honor the accomplishments of women while continuing to raise awareness about the problems that still face women. Continue reading

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