Book Review: Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus

Book Review: Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus

Professors Jennifer S. Hirsch and Shamus Khan of Columbia University’s SHIFT (Sexual Health Initiative to Foster Transformation) have indeed written a landmark book. This book should be required reading for all of us who work in any way with violence prevention, and for anyone who feels authorized to opine about sexual violence, especially in relationship…

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

November 25 marks the first day of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. It is an international campaign that first began in 1991 and remains an annual event run by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership. The campaign ends on December 10, which is National Human Rights Day. The campaign’s goal is bringing…

The Bystander Moment

The Bystander Moment

On October 28, the WGRC, Title IX Office, and the Athletics and Healthy Masculinity Initiative held a screening and discussion of Jackson Katz’s most recent documentary, The Bystander Moment. The film focuses on how our culture of unhealthy masculinity has contributed to the outrageous rates at which sexual assault occurs, both on and off college…