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9 ways to support a friend in an abusive relationship

Rate this article and enter to winLike all intimate connections, romantic relationships are emotionally complex; even the best will have moments of conflict, sadness, and anger, along with joy and fulfillment. How people treat...
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Making social gatherings fun for everyone: A guide for hosts and guests

Rate this article and enter to winSocial events are an important part of the college experience. They’re a chance to make new connections, bond with friends, and let loose on the dance floor. Some...
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How you can help prevent sexual assault of people with disabilities

Rate this article and enter to winSexual assault can happen to anyone—yet it often is not random. Studies of sexual assault consistently show a higher rate of victimization of people with disabilities compared to...
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Sexual health, culture, and relationships: Our experts answer your questions

Rate this article and enter to winYou asked us some important questions relating to sexual health, relationships, sexual assault, and communication, and we found the sexual literacy experts to answer them. What’s sexual literacy,...
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Strategies for supporting men who’ve experienced sexual violence

Rate this article and enter to winMost of us have supported friends through difficult times, such as a break-up, academic pressure, or family issues. But how do we step up and provide support when...
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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 our coworkers to switch a shift, asking our housemates not to leave their dirty...
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How you can change the sexual culture on your campus—and why that matters

Rate this article and enter to winWe all want schools and communities without sexual violence, but it can be hard to know where to start. In-the-moment strategies like bystander intervention are powerful tools to...
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What to say when your friend’s been sexually assaulted

Rate this article and enter to winNo one wants to think that our friends, family members, or acquaintances might have been sexually assaulted or abused. Yet statistics suggest that we all know survivors, whether...
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Sexual violence in LGBTQ communities: How we can help prevent it

Rate this article and enter to winGabe Murchisonis senior research manager at Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBTQ advocacy organization in the US. Murchison’s postgraduate research at Yale University examined sexual assault risk factors...