Broadening the Conversation
It seems that the general response to the question of whether or not we should joke about serious harms is that this practice is morally questionable. Yet, to say that humor is off-limits in situations where grave harms have been committed seems a bit too absolutist.
How do we prevent sexual violence? This is the question that activists, law enforcement, and public health professionals have long wrestled with. Too often, the answer to this question seems to be focused on the would-be victims.
Broadening the Conversation on Sexual Violence: Male Victims in the Military Sexual Assault Epidemic
We have come a long way as a society in recognizing the pervasiveness of sexual violence in some of our most longstanding institutions like the military and the university. White House inquiries in to these institutions show the extent to which the work of antiviolence activists can now be heard. But even when these advancements are made, continued attention must be paid to those still left out of the broader conversation on sexual violence.
How can you move from ethical awareness to ethical action? The Rock Ethics Institute at Penn State can help guide you and give you some tools to help in both your professional and personal lives.