Category Archives: Sexual Assault

Using the Restroom Shouldn’t be this Hard

Picking a restroom has probably never been a struggle for you. You find the male or female stall and walk right in. No trouble. But imagine a situation where the signs on the wall are not male or female. There are two signs and you don’t fit into either of them. That’s unfair. Continue reading Using the Restroom Shouldn’t be this Hard

Kesha’s Nightmare is a Reality for Many

Friday afternoon, I read extremely upsetting news that singer-songwriter Kesha would be required to record six more albums with Sony and Dr. Luke- her producer that both drugged her and raped her on numerous occasions in the past. This is coming from the verdict of New York Supreme Court Justice Shirley Kornreich who said, “You’re asking the court to decimate a contract that was heavily negotiated and typical for the industry.” Continue reading Kesha’s Nightmare is a Reality for Many

UNC Takes Back the Night: Marching Against Male-Pattern Violence

On November 19th, UNC held its annual “Take Back the Night” march against male-pattern violence. One of the main purposes of Take Back the Night is to reject the society where women feel unsafe and vulnerable walking alone at night due to the fear of being subjected to male-pattern sexual violence. In part to reject this fear, UNC’s Take Back the Night event began at 8pm; participants were handed sheets of paper with chants and details about the event, and some marchers were handed signs bearing words of encouragement (pictured throughout this article). The march through the dark took a path across central campus, onto Franklin Street, and past Fraternity Court.

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