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What Did She Do to Make IT Happen? I Was Walking to My Car

New Orleans is a city of beauty, culture, and diversity. There is a dark side to it though. Amidst the crowds of tourists and locals there are those predators who wander the street. In a Rape Culture some always ask “what was she doing to cause IT to happen?” Well, these women weren’t doing anything. Some were walking down the street, some stopped in a local watering hole and met what seemed...


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...


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