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NEWS: Intoxication and Rape

The opinion went on to note the Legislature’s “unique institutional capacity” to address the issue, specifically citing the CSC Working Group and Rep. Moller’s legislation as a remedy. The bipartisan bill has not received a committee hearing in the Senate.

  • 03/24/2021
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Gender-based Violence Resources

Resources recommended by our writers for assistance, action, and learning.

  • 03/23/2021
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Commentary: Sex-Based Offenses

Terms and definitions of gender-based abusive behavior

  • 02/01/2018
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Hidden in Plain Sight

One of my favorite photos is of my oldest daughter when she was a toddler. She is playing in her

  • 02/01/2018

No means No

Sexual assault remains a big problem on campus, but new prevention efforts are shining a light on the real risks college women face.

  • 01/02/2015
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Hmong bride price — who decides?

Beth* thought Brian* was sweet – a little shy – but trustworthy. She knew from her parents to look for

  • 01/01/2014

The rape myth

“Women’s choices and women’s behavior are not the source of the problem. It’s individuals who choose to use sex as a tool of violence.”

  • 08/02/2013

2012 Changemaker: Susan Strauss

“It’s important that the behavior be correctly named because sexual harassment, or any kind of harassment, is a violation of a student’s civil rights.”

  • 12/02/2012

2011 Changemaker: SlutWalk Minneapolis

“[the SlutWalk] message isn’t telling people ‘don’t get raped,’ it’s telling people ‘don’t rape.'”

  • 12/02/2011

Men step up to thwart gender violence

It’s time to ask: “Other men are doing this? Why aren’t you?” That’s the question Chuck Derry suggests women pose

  • 01/02/2011

2009 Changemaker: Bukola Oriola

“There is help out there and all they need to do is to make a phone call to be free from slavery and torture.”

  • 12/02/2009

2007 Changemaker: TADA!

Teens Against Dating Abuse spread the message about dating abuse to ‘tween girls

  • 12/02/2007