Sexual Assault

(Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: Was I Raped?

This is something that has haunted me for many years. Just thinking about it now makes me feel sick. What I raped or a drunk slut? Read...
Erin Khar   |   09.12.18   |   SHARE
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Savana Vernon and Elizabeth Elrod

Lemoore High School Sexual Assault Victims Speak Out

Brave Lemoore High School sexual assault victims are sharing their stories. These young women deserve more than just moral support. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.30.18   |   SHARE
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Ask Erin: Should I Accept My Friend's Apology For Sexually Assaulting Me?

I don't know if I should continue the friendship and accept my friend's apology for sexually assaulting me. I am still getting flashbacks and Read...
Erin Khar   |   06.13.18   |   SHARE
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How could he stand with survivors when he had sexually assaulted me, had made me feel so scared and sickened and not safe? (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: How Do I Tell My Best Friend That He Sexually Assaulted Me?

I'm really conflicted and upset and confused at the moment and just wanted some advice. My best friend sexually assaulted me, and he doesn't realize Read...
Erin Khar   |   02.21.18   |   SHARE
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 It makes zero sense to me why we continually belittle women in a conversation that they have been trying to have with us for decades.

On Gray Areas And Why Men Should Listen More

It makes zero sense to me why we continually belittle women in a conversation that they have been trying to have with us for decades. Read...
Asher Kennedy of Role Reboot    |   02.9.18   |   SHARE
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Innocent women are the prey for Dracula — showing that no woman is safe, much like now. (image via Wikicommons)

Dracula Is Really Just Every Rapist And Abuser You Know

What's more emblematic of the horrors of patriarchy than Dracula films and literature? Read...
Joanna Valente of Luna Luna Magazine    |   02.7.18   |   SHARE
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I'm just questioning myself over and over. Do you think I’m a rapist? (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: Am I A Rapist? 

Did I push her into having sex, not physically but verbally? Did I not pick up on her body language? I don’t feel like I raped her, but am I a rapist Read...
Erin Khar   |   01.30.18   |   SHARE
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She’s Gotta Have It didn’t help my brain chill out because it came with a much heavier dosage of reality than I expected but, at that moment, it turned out to be what I needed.

“She’s Gotta Have It” Helped Me Process My Assault

“She’s Gotta Have It” came with a much heavier dosage of reality than I expected but, at that moment, it turned out to be what I needed. Read...
Kelsey L. Munger    |   01.30.18   |   SHARE
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