Sexual Assault


Healing Sexual Violence With Body Movement

I come from a long line of shotgun weddings. My maternal grandma fell for my delinquent and scrappy grandpa and found

  • 02/01/2019

Commentary: Sex-Based Offenses

Terms and definitions of gender-based abusive behavior

  • 02/01/2018

Who protects the protectors?

Minnesota’s Women Veterans Initiative works to support, uplift and defend the women who serve

  • 02/02/2015

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

Sia Her: Cultural bridge builder

“The greatest challenge I as an American of Hmong descent have experienced in my life is that constant effort to be true to myself.”

  • 01/02/2015

A passionate “genius”

Volunteering at a rape crisis center in college changed Sarah Deer’s life. She worked with rape victims, heard their stories,

  • 11/01/2014

Madeleine Baran: A Victory for Journalism

Interviewing skills, values help MPR reporter uncover church’s secrets

  • 07/02/2014

2013 Changemaker: Angela Champagne-From

“People don’t survive what I survived not to share their story and not to promote change.”

  • 12/02/2013

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

‘In the Body of the World’

“Everything that was happening in my body with the cancer reminded me of the carelessness with which we treat the earth, treat life, treat bodies, treat ourselves – the dishonoring.”

  • 07/02/2013

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