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Friday, November 24, 2017
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How you can change the sexual culture on your campus—and why that matters

Rate this article and enter to winWe all want campuses without sexual violence, but it can be hard to know where to start. In-the-moment strategies like bystander intervention are powerful tools to make our...
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What enthusiastic consent actually looks like—and why you should hold out for it

Rate this article and enter to winWe all make requests every day—asking our friends to join us for lunch, asking classmates to borrow notes, asking our roommates not to leave their dirty socks on...
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How to take back the night in 6 steps

Rate this article and enter to winIf you have ever attended an event designed to raise awareness of sexual assault and abuse, what did you think of it? Did you feel shocked or moved?...
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Profile of a perpetrator: Who is responsible for sexual assault on campus

Rate this article and enter to winSexual assault on campus has long been perceived as a problem of miscommunication between young, drunk adults. The evidence refutes this. Campus perpetrators of nonconsensual sexual acts have...
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Are you a social engineer?: 4 ways to use your powers for good

Rate this article and enter to winFeel like throwing a party? If so, you’ll play an important role in shaping the social culture of your campus. Party throwers are the social engineers who design...
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Bystander intervention goes professional: 4 tips for stepping in on the job

Rate this article and enter to winHere’s something most of us know, and the research backs up: Small actions make a big difference, especially when it comes to preventing sexual harassment and assault. If...
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Yes, it’s still coercion or assault: Relationship abuse and what to do about it

Rate this article and enter to winRomantic relationships can be a great source of joy and fulfillment. But when a relationship is unhealthy or abusive, it can cause major harm. Relationship abuse is characterized...
Vital vocab for hookups, relationships, & everything in between

Vital vocab for hookups, relationships, & everything in between

Rate this article and enter to winIn an intimate or romantic encounter, talking or expressing desire creates some of the sexiest moments. If you can find someone who values pleasure, mutuality, and emotional connection...
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Relationship red flags: How to recognize abuse

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s common for relationships to have highs and lows. Romantic partners don’t always agree on everything, and it can be healthy to have a heated discussion when working...
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Sexual violence in LGBTQ communities: How we can help prevent it

Rate this article and enter to winGabe Murchison is senior research manager at Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBTQ advocacy organization in the US. He focuses on research that “helps us understand the unique...