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Anti-Transgender Violence Grows Despite “Star Power” Op-Ed

ANTI-TRANSGENDER VIOLENCE By now we are all well aware of the transformation of Bruce Jenner into Caitlyn Jenner. If you’re like me your Facebook timeline, Instagram page, and Twitter feed has been inundated with her Vanity Fair layout as well … Continue reading

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Acquaintance Rape

ACQUAINTANCE RAPE Acquaintance rape or date rape (as it is also related to) is a sexual assault or rape by someone who the victim knows. Acquaintances can include persons related to the victim, a workmate, classmate, religious leader-virtually anyone who … Continue reading

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Rape Culture Wikipedia Entry

Rape culture Rape culture is used to describe a society that tolerates sexual assault and violence against women. Rape culture is a relatively new term that expresses how our culture perpetuates rape in different parts of our lives. According to … Continue reading

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Op-Ed: Substance Abuse and Violence Against Women

Substance abuse is a worldwide problem that many people are struggling with every single day. Not only does this affect their daily lives, but it also affects who they are as a person. Although there may be people who take … Continue reading

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Dating Violence for LGBT Teens Op-Ed

http://www.urban.org/research/publication/dating-violence-experiences-lesbian-gay-bisexual-and-transgender-youth/view/full_report According to this article, LGBT teens are at a greater risk to experience all types of dating violence. The goal of this study was to compare dating violence experiences of LGBT teens with experiences of heterosexual teens. The types … Continue reading

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Op-Ed: Femicides and Gender-Based Violence in Central America

All over the world femicides are occurring and gender based violence is constantly being shown through the news, social media, and by word of mouth every day! Femicide is the killing of women for cultural or gender based reasons, it … Continue reading

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“Why Domestic Violence Prevention Programs Don’t Work”

http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/nfl-controversy/why-domestic-violence-prevention-programs-dont-work-n217346   The news article by NBC talks about how these Domestic Violence Prevention Programs do in fact change the way men look at woman, but it doesn’t change their abusive behavior. Domestic violence is built on sexism and the … Continue reading

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Obama on Race Relations

http://www.cnn.com/2015/06/22/politics/barack-obama-n-word-race-relations-marc-maron-interview/index.html The article that I chose was not directly related to domestic violence, but our discussion of race involving the Charleston shooting sparked my interest and that is what led me to this article. The article focuses on an interview … Continue reading

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OP-Ed: Do College Campuses need to provide Sexual Assault programs?

When you go into college many of us always believed that these years are supposed to be the best years of our lives. What happens if you go out one night, get belligerently drunk, and the next morning you wake … Continue reading

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Violence against women in Egypt

Over the years women in Egypt have been battling with violence in their homes and even in the streets. Many efforts to help end this problem have been made, but not much change has occurred. Egypt began to criminalize sexual … Continue reading

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