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Friday, November 17, 2017
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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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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 you can change the 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...
Virtual abuse? How to build a positive online community

Virtual abuse? How to build a positive online community

Rate this article and enter to win Most of us have witnessed online harassment. For that matter, most of us report that we’ve experienced it, according to surveys. Young adults are the most likely to...
What to say when your friend’s been sexually assaulted

What to say when your friend’s been sexually assaulted

Rate this article and enter to winNo one wants to think that our friends or acquaintances might have been sexually assaulted or abused. Yet statistics suggest that we all know survivors, whether or not...
Unseen survivors: When sexual violence goes under the radar

Unseen survivors: When sexual violence goes under the radar

Rate this article and enter to winMany college students experience severe loneliness, anxiety, depression, or chronic illness, or are dealing with past trauma—and most who meet this description would likely not identify as disabled....
Men too: How to support a male friend after sexual assault

Men too: How to support a male friend after sexual assault

Rate this article and enter to win“I’ve only told a handful of people, none of them being a therapist or my family,” wrote a second-year undergraduate at Towson University, Maryland, in a recent Student...
Vital vocab for what you (and they) want (and don’t want)

Vital vocab for what you (and they) want (and don’t want)

Rate this article and enter to winIn a romantic encounter, talking about your needs and wants—and theirs—creates some of the most emotionally intimate moments. Getting on the same page is vital, even if the...
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What would you do in an active shooting scenario?

 What would you do in an active shooting?Ever think about what you would do if you were caught up in an active shooting scenario? For anyone paying even remote attention to national news, it’s...
Bystanders

Quiz: What’s your bystander style?

Rate this article and enter to winBystander intervention is about the small things we all do for our friends and communities. When we see that someone is experiencing unwanted attention or pressure, we have...