In the News… (Sept 28 – Oct 4)

 

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Sexual harassment, porn, and workplace discrimination. It’s still a thing.

Speaking of porn, how about using the new movie Don Jon  to create teachable Don Jon Postermoments?

A military veteran & sexual assault advocate talks about how she was affected by three sexual assaults that occurred in a single year in the Army.

A California man allegedly uses the promise of a career in modeling to lure victims.

This blog post serves as a good reminder that if what happens is nonconsensual sexual touching, it’s sexual assault.

On breaking the silence of male sexual assault survivors and changing cultural preconceptions about men’s sex drives.

Social media and easy access to technology like camera phones have helped police follow-up in another case of sexual assault on a teen, by a teen.

“I didn’t realize that I wasn’t a virgin until the day, after coming home from grade 1, I finally worked up the courage to ask my mother what sex was. I remember experiencing a strange sinking feeling as she calmly described to me some vague approximation of the terrifying ritual which a group of older boys I knew had been forcing me to perform with them for some time now.”

Boston College Confessions Facebook page, a rape confession, and whether or not it’s a joke (hint: even if it was intended as a joke, saying you raped someone is never a joke).

The government shutdown means the Department of Education can’t actively investigate colleges which have Title IX violations in dealing with sexual assault on campus.

Why Sinead O’Connor’s open letter to Miley Cyrus is problematic.

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