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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...
Yes, it’s still coercion or assault: Relationship abuse and what to do about it

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...
Suicide prevention: What to do when a friend needs help

Suicide prevention: What to do when a friend needs help

Rate this article and enter to winHave you been worried about a friend, roommate, or classmate who is increasingly withdrawn, behaving recklessly, or hinting at self-harm? Joining a college campus means joining a community—and...
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...
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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...
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Why is everyone talking about sexual assault on campus?

Rate this article and enter to winThe evidence is clear: Sexual assault and coercion are common on campuses, and have been for decades. Why have we taken so long to see it?In part, because...
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Finding yourself: 7 steps to self-empowerment

Rate this article and enter to winHave you hesitated to tell a friend, family member, romantic partner, or service person what you want? Maybe you’ve even hesitated to tell yourself. Many of us have...
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Get involved!: Sexual assault awareness & prevention

Rate this article and enter to winThe National Institute of Justice’s 2005–2007 Campus Sexual Assault Study of almost 7,000 undergraduate students indicates that one in five women and six percent of men experienced attempted or completed...