#DearBetsy: How To Defend Title IX and Prevent Campus Sexual Violence

“IT’S UP TO ALL OF US — STUDENTS, PARENTS, EDUCATORS, AND CONCERNED CITIZENS — TO JOIN TOGETHER, TO HOLD EACH OTHER ACCOUNTABLE, TO HOLD OUR LEADERS ACCOUNTABLE, AND TO HOLD THIS ADMINISTRATION ACCOUNTABLE.” Sign up for Title IX action alerts from the United State of Women Be the first to know when Secretary DeVos launches the comment … More #DearBetsy: How To Defend Title IX and Prevent Campus Sexual Violence

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Under the GOP’s health plan, sexual assault could be considered a pre-existing condition

By Marie Solis on MIC “After failing to bring their Affordable Care Act replacement to a vote in March, GOP legislators have come armed with a new health care plan that may be even more heartless than their last.  According to Raw Story, the bill’s recently added MacArthur Meadows Amendment would ditch the ACA’s protections for pre-existing conditions — … More Under the GOP’s health plan, sexual assault could be considered a pre-existing condition

Stigma of Mental Illness and Ways of Diminishing It

By Peter Byrne, Posted on The Royal College of Psychiatrists Full PDF Stigma is defined as a sign of disgrace or discredit, which sets a person apart from others. The stigma of mental illness, although more often related to context than to a person’s appearance, remains a powerful negative attribute in all social relations. Sociological interest in … More Stigma of Mental Illness and Ways of Diminishing It