Report sexual assault/harassment anonymously as a survivor/witness. When the justice system fails us, when we live in a rape culture, when you are too scared to come forward as a witness or survivor, report through JDoe. Together, we can puts crimes on the map so we can know how safe our communities are. If you … More JDoe: Report Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Anonymously
“When a survivor comes out about having been sexually assaulted or abused by an intimate partner — whether it be their first time telling anyone or their hundredth — recognize that the process can be extremely difficult and that you should be as supportive as possible. When a victim comes out to you, remember that … More Supporting a Survivor: The Basics by Know Your IX
Para leer en español, haga clic aquí. “The media can be a great tool for increasing public awareness about sexual violence, but it can also pose challenges for some survivors. Portrayals of sexual violence in movies, television shows, the news, and social media can prompt negative reactions, from flashbacks and anxiety to feelings of sadness or irritability. Below are … More Tips for Survivors on Consuming Media by RAINN
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
Full credit to A Voice Reclaimed Sue Cass is an abuse survivor and Christian author. She blogs at Cyber Support Group https://cybersupportgroup.org, Elah Ministries Inc. http://www.elahministries.com, and Sue’s Pen2PaperBlog https://suespen2paper.com. I recommend her books and blogs to you.
By Join One Love 1 in 3 adolescents is a victim of abuse by a dating partner. “February is the month of love and heart health (cue the red wine). It’s the month to commemorate Black and LGBT history. It’s also Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, an issue that is all too common among young people.”