sexual assault

Connections: Discussing affirmative consent

When it comes to sex, "affirmative consent" is the standard taught on college campuses and in countless articles written for both the classroom and...
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Mon, 08/26/2019 - 10:28am
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Connections: Understanding the definitions of rape and sexual assault

What is the definition of rape? The question after a handful of cases where judges showed bias toward young, privileged men accused of raping young...
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Thu, 08/08/2019 - 4:37pm
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Connections: Discussing the documentary, "Roll Red Roll," and teenage sexual assault

We discuss the documentary, “Roll Red Roll.” The film explores rape culture, toxic masculinity, and online bullying following the gang rape of a 16-year...
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Mon, 04/29/2019 - 10:32am
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Connections: Sexual assault survivors discuss #WhyIDidntReport

The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have led to renewed conversations about the #MeToo movement. President...
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Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:00pm
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Connections: Domestic violence survivor Sabrina Brown

In her book, “I Married a Sociopath,” writer and epidemiologist Sabrina Brown details decades of physical, verbal, and financial abuse by her ex-husband...
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Tue, 06/19/2018 - 10:41am
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Connections: Discussing the Schneiderman case

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigned just hours after the New Yorker published a piece containing allegations of physical and sexual abuse. It's...
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Wed, 05/09/2018 - 10:55am
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Connections: The Rape of Recy Taylor

The Black Cinema Series at The Little Theatre continues this month with the documentary, The Rape of Recy Taylor . Oprah recently mentioned Taylor’s...
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Tue, 03/13/2018 - 12:22pm
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Connections: Abuses suffered by women in film and theater

Why are women occasionally abused on movie sets, ostensibly for the sake of genuine art? The question was raised this past weekend, when Uma Thurman...
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Tue, 02/06/2018 - 10:32am
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Connections: Conversations about consent and communication during sexual interaction

Actor and comedian Aziz Ansari is dealing with allegations of sexual misconduct. Those allegations have set off a debate about consent and communication...
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Thu, 01/25/2018 - 9:56am
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Connections: What could derail the #MeToo movement?

As more women across the country feel empowered to share their experiences of being sexual harassed or sexually assaulted -- often in the workplace --...
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Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:09am
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