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Broadening the Conversation: Humor and the Fight Against Sexual Violence

Comedian Daniel ToshWanda Sykes 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.

Broadening the Conversation: On the Language of Prevention

Prevent Sexual Violence 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.

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