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What I Felt After My Unite Against Rape Photo Got Posted

I am writing regarding my photo submission for the Unite Against Rape Campaign. First, I would like to thank UniteWomen.org and the entire Unite Against Rape team for what they're doing with this campaign. It's amazing and beautiful to read the support/stories of all these women and men. I even wrote my own statement of solidarity and sent it in with my photo, yet when it actually got p...


Changing The Rape Culture – One Voice At A Time

Anger is often the catalyst that compels us to do things.  It was anger that compelled two women to start “Unite Against the War on Women” last year.   Again, it was anger that compelled us to embark on the “Unite Against Rape” campaign. Alexandria Goddard, the Steubenville blogger, drew the world’s attention to the rape of Jane Doe. People were outraged that a human being could be...


Shedding Shame – A Personal Journey through Unite Against Rape

As the National Director of Public Relations for UniteWomen.org, I have been extremely proud of our Unite Against Rape campaign. From the first time we discussed it, I sensed this campaign would be bigger than the sum of its parts. We were faced with an opportunity to use our social media platform to spread awareness of the epidemic of rape in our culture. By enlisting a large variety of participa...


Steubenville- Solitary Incident or Sign of the Times?

Thoughts on the Steubenville rape by the survivor of a date rape.  This is a personal story and may be a trigger for fellow survivors. So, after days of staying away from the Steubenville rape story, I've decided to throw my thoughts in the mix because...well, everyone else is. And because I can relate.  Let's plow ahead. Over ten years ago, I was an undergrad at the University of South Caro...


Dear Jane Doe of Steubenville

Dear Jane Doe of Steubenville, I know that right now you may not think that life will ever get better. I know that you may think you will never have the life you dreamed of before this happened. No matter what just know this - you are not alone. There are millions of us in this country. There are billions of us in the world. We once were Rape Victims and with time and healing we have become sur...


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