undocumented immigrants
In light of all the risks and challenges facing undocumented women, I’m not sure the decision to come here can be viewed as a choice at all, but as the only means of survival.
acquaintance rape
She confirmed what the hair on my arms already knew: My best friend just got hit on by my attacker.
sexual assault
I’ll never forget that blunt thudding sound the back of his head made as it hit the wall.
self defense
In a culture where nearly half the women have experienced violence, a different tack is needed.
sexual assault
If, as my college president stated in his letter, we have no tolerance for sexual misconduct, why did nothing happen to the perpetrators?
music
Entitled "Quarterback," the song repeats the refrain: "Who you gonna blame, the star of the game or the no-name girl in the freshman class?"
campus rape
Rape is a serious problem on college campuses, but policy-making alone -- even on the state level -- isn't a solution.
rape
When I tell my rape story, I always leave out the part about letting him come back. It confuses the narrative.
rape
It's not rape victims who should be living in shame: it's their rapists, and the campus administrators who enable them.
david choe
None of the events of the past month will ultimately disrupt Choe's lifestyle, his reputation or his bottom line.
sexual assault
I am so proud to be a part of a campus community that's so tough on sexual assault and supportive of survivors.
in

May 2, 2014 at 12:00pm | 62 comments

game of thrones
Watching the horrifying scene was painful, but I felt confident that it would spark some sort of online discussion about rape. It did -- but not the one I was expecting.
issues
Choe’s masseuse “Rose” may be fictitious, but we unfortunately live in a world full of “Roses.”
in

Apr 23, 2014 at 12:00pm | 205 comments

david choe
rape
Pensacola Christian College markets itself as “one of the friendliest college campuses in America." In reality, it is one of the most dangerous places for abuse victims.
sexual assault
Some days I feel like driving down to my local police station and handing them a folder of the evidence I've collected. Other days, I feel like giving up and forgetting anything ever happened.
triggers
sexual assault
But what if what happens after the rape, the offenses that are committed by the people that are supposed to protect you, what do you do if they are worse than the rape?
comics
Let’s continue to find ways to grow as a community of fans and creators, to include everyone and give us a safe and welcoming place to call home.
rape
The sexual exploitation of black girls continues to only be a problem for black girls. For the world at large? Not so much.
rape
When I was raped by a member of a popular fraternity 14 years ago, the sorority sisters I told were upset with me for reporting it because they were concerned about the potential backlash. Imagine if he'd been on the football team.
sexual assault
I'm an example of what shouldn't happen when a college woman reports a sexual assault.