Tiffany Singh, University of Central Florida
Factors such as long distances from law enforcement, injustice in sentencing and a marginalized Native community may be some of the reasons why violence is so common in this cold terrain.
Rory Conlon, De Anza College
In this model’s debut memoir, she wrestles with the complications of her profession, her self-image and her personal traumas.
Mason Cannon, Columbia University
‘Although they may express it beautifully, sometimes what they have to express from within themselves doesn’t come from somewhere beautiful at all.’
L.R. Staples, Sarah Lawrence College
In comparison to the first season, the show’s second season really lets viewers see a more vulnerable side of Mae.
Ariana Quijano, Georgia State University
This contentious YouTuber is back at it again, and this time she’s waging war on her former friend Jessica Vasquez.
Sarah Esquivel, University of Texas at San Antonio
The film’s main character takes matters into her own hands in a gripping exploration of the treatment of sexual assault in college and the urgent need for victim advocacy.
Aimi Wen, Duke University
The series has a few issues but is still able to balance entertainment and important discussions.
Yasmeen Ludy, University of Michigan
Amazon’s original superhero series gives a social commentary of many of the world’s evils, including what prompted the #MeToo movement.
Emma Smith, Wesleyan University
HBO’s show offers a crystal clear picture of why communities need new ways to resolve conflicts and combat interpersonal violence.
Eva Halvax, University of Arizona
Michaela Coel’s comedy-drama series balances the gray areas of sexual violence through an evocative and semi-fictional depiction of adulthood.
Emily Jewett, University of San Diego
The allegations of sexual misconduct against the popular comedian brings up the question yet again: What makes standup such a toxic space?
Katherine Brand, University of Michigan
The new Netflix documentary sheds light on the women who accused Epstein and the failures of the justice system that delayed his prosecution.
Nina Dutta, Occidental College
Taking its cue from the #MeToo movement, the Netflix series follows one of its characters as she processes the trauma resulting from a sexual assault on public transportation.
Kayla Carson, Simon Fraser University
The film might not be perfect, but it’s helping to advance the conversation about a very important topic.
Caleb Dukes, Rice University
It comes after an opinion piece in The Rice Thresher, in which a woman describes her poor treatment by the university after reporting her assault.
Stina Chang, University of Southern California
For four years, she was referred to as ‘Emily Doe.’ It’s time to learn who she really is.
Camilla Forte, Columbia College Chicago
While some are well-intentioned, many of the products marketed to keep women safe fail to address what’s endangering them in the first place.
Marianne Quijano, Texas A&M University
Even if the violence in question is hypothetical, the experiences of the participating students are not.
Lexi Anderson, Pratt Institute
Spacey’s reign in Hollywood is officially over.
Ashlyn Leigh Willis, University of North Alabama
When pedophilia scandal arose around James Gunn, Disney fired him. Now that a similar incident is facing Harmon, Adult Swim is balking.
Melissa Lee, State University of New York at Oswego
Despite its nascence, the controversial sub-genre has become known for its despicable figureheads.
Rebecca Crosby, American University
‘Am I going to be a part of this or am I going to take a stand?’ Crews said before a congressional committee.
Jenna Benchetrit, McGill University
Jennifer Fox’s new film recounts her experiences as a survivor of childhood sexual assault during the 1970s.
Liam Ainslie Mayo, Bard College
Uber recently changed its policies on sexual assault, giving victims a platform to speak out.
Samantha Jorgens, Central Michigan University
The second season of the controversial show widens its net to include harsher realities.
Gillian Farnan, SUNY Cortland
One simple act, like participating in Yards for Yeardley, is just one small step toward ending relationship violence.
Gabriella Evans, Northern Arizona University
According to his lawyer, Cosby received too harsh of a sentence, which they claim is partly a result of the court allowing so many women to testify against him.
Plamedie Ifasso, Texas Woman’s University
The YouTuber is supporting Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore’s organization Thorn, which helps prevent the sexual abuse of kids.
Alex Johnson, New York University
Christina Garcia has been accused of a slew of sexually inappropriate advances by male staff members.
Kerrianna Wallace, Arcadia University
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s essay on childhood rape, mental illness and suicide opens up the conversation on male sexual assault.
Kayla Morosco, Chatham University
Generally considered one of the most talented artists of all time, Judy Garland led a life filled with both successes and tragedies.
Erin Alexander, Middle Tennessee State University
In a statement, the president, whom 15 women have accused of sexual misconduct, implored audiences to heed the claims of sexual-abuse victims.
Julian Randall, Texas Tech University
Social movements such as #MeToo and #TimesUp are reaching the furthest corner of the tight-knit fashion industry to bring about a better work environment.
Are men being left behind in the #MeToo conversation?
The school’s Title IX coordinator is the daughter of the university president and has reportedly mishandled sexual assault on campus.
Dominique Bander, Loyola University Maryland
She claims that Westminster violated a restraining order and Title IX regulations by housing her ex-boyfriend too close to her.
After filing a police report indicating that she was sexually assaulted at a frat house, the 18-year-old student was taken to the Oconee County Detention Center.
Leslie Currie, University of Virginia
New York’s controversial practices regarding sexual harassment raise deeper questions surrounding entrenched gendered disparities on college campuses.
Giselle Krachenfels, USC
Consent doesn’t need decoding.
Though RBG applauds the #MeToo movement, she echoed Betsy DeVos’s sentiment that Obama-era Title IX processes denied the accused parts of their due process.
In response to the broader #MeToo movement and its ‘Shitty Media Men’ list, senior Elizabeth Dunn leaded the names of 30 ‘men to avoid.’
Brittany Sims, Temple University
Although justice has been served in the Larry Nassar trial, progress remains delayed for Hollywood accusers demanding justice.
Sarah Hoenig, Texas A&M University
Judge Aquilina’s demeanor may come off cutthroat, but she’s become a beacon of justice for the USA Gymnastics sexual abuse victims.
Megan Batt, SUNY Cortland
While James Franco supported the Time’s Up movement against sexual assault at the Golden Globes, he might be guilty of sexual assault himself.
Sydney Jennings, University of Connecticut
The former Olympic gymnastics doctor was sentenced to up to 175 years behind bars, and the athletic community needs to learn from the scandal.
Lauren Lambert, Southeastern Louisiana University
University of Mississippi senior John Brahan highlights the issues around campus sexual assault allegations in his thesis play, ‘IX.’
Kathleen Danielson, Carleton College
This University of Iowa student is devoting her time to advocating for survivors of sexual assault.
Cheryl Sutton, Purdue University
With allegations from Terry Crews and Timothy Heller, it’s important to remember that sexual violence isn’t just a woman’s issue.
In light of the Roy Moore allegations, it’s a wonder conservatives can still cry “family values” because this isn’t the first time the party has supported a sexual predator.
Haileigh Galloway, Indian River State College
It may be hard at times to believe an alleged victim of sexual harassment, so here are some tips to know when considering both sides of the story.
Megan Bender, Citrus College
How hard is it to find politicians who haven’t been accused of sexual harassment?
There’s recently been an inundation of allegations of sexual assault and harassment, and while troubling, it’s imperative these accounts are heard.
Brandi Loving, St. Mary's University
From San Antonio to California, the 21-year-old Matthew Baiza is taking it upon himself to create change wherever he goes.
Karen Guan, Southern Methodist University
The recent Harvey Weinstein scandal, in which his history of unchecked sexual harassment became public, isn’t groundbreaking.
Alida Siebken, Radford University
With sexual violence crimes continuing to rise across the nation, we need to do something to prevent the tragedies striking today’s young women.
Unlike most teen dramas, ‘Riverdale’ doesn’t hesitate to dive into complicated social issues.
Men who are willing to speak up can help the fight against sexual harassment.
Camelia Juarez, Texas State University
The revisions of Title IX by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos leave many campuses anxious about the future of sexual assault.
Lexi Lieberman, University of Pennsylvania
Your response can affect how they heal.
Jonathan Kim, University of Texas at Dallas
For decades, stigma has discouraged women from reporting sexual assault. But have even deeper taboos suppressed men from reporting theirs?
Jasmin Suknanan, Stony Brook University
After leading a protest calling for increased supervision of frats and sororities, Odasz worked with Northwestern’s dean of students to reduce rape.
Payton Ramey, University of Central Florida
Often driven by the misogynistic concept of ‘natural male right,’ stealthing refers to the act of a man removing a condom during sex without the consent of his partner.
The Strategic Communications major is addressing consent in the most direct, approachable way—animated genitals.
Mary Kiser, Trident Technical College
The Ithaca College student behind the photo series “It Happens” and “Dear Brock Turner” is making the realities of sexual assault in college clearer.
Kara Mercer, Northern Illinois University
The program might have some problems, but it was still the only test I’ve ever been eager to take.
Amy Garcia, Johns Hopkins University
To fix a problem that has never been fixed, it might be time to consider an approach that’s never been tried.
Lauren Grimaldi, Roosevelt University
After being accused of sexual assault, NBA superstar Derrick Rose is still expected to keep his job, his money and his fans.
What the Muhlenberg housing crisis reveals about the problem with campus justice.
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