Tag: sexual assault

Comprehensive sex-ed is violence prevention

I was 18 years old and a few months into my first semester at college when I was sexually assaulted by a friend in the dorms. It was an event that left me shattered. I felt dirty and broken. Every time I showered I felt disgusted by the sight of myself in the mirror and

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#BelieveSurvivors

I was going to tell you my sexual assault story. But I can’t. It’s not that I can’t bring myself to tell it. IT’S THAT I DON’T HAVE ONE. I’ve got nothing, nada, zip. No one has ever made me feel uncomfortable, made a suggestion that made me wince, used their power over me, and

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Press Release: Better Utah Statement Regarding Senate Judiciary Committee Vote

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 28, 201 BETTER UTAH STATEMENT REGARDING SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE VOTE Salt Lake City, UT – Today, Utah Senators Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee joined nine of their colleagues on the Senate Judiciary Committee to recommend Brett Kavanaugh to the full Senate for a confirmation vote to the Supreme Court of

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Pressure mounts on embattled Utah County commissioner to resign

Source: Desert News, KSL Pressure continued to mount Friday on embattled Utah County Commissioner Greg Graves following allegations that he sexually harassed a county employee and has exhibited bullying, intimidating and explosive behavior at the county workplace. The group Alliance for a Better Utah on Friday joined the Utah County Republican Party and his two fellow county commissioners in

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George Will, male privilege and sexual assault

In his June 6th syndicated column, Washington Post columnist George Will said, “Colleges and universities are being educated by Washington and are finding the experience excruciating. They are learning that when they say campus victimizations are ubiquitous, and that when they make victimhood a coveted status that confers privileges, victims proliferate.” The ink had barely

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