The new release of the Department of Defense’s biannual reports on the prevalence of sexual assault in the military has invited quite a lot of social commentary.

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Boy-holding-basketballIn the May issue of Sports Illustrated, a smiling, successful, happy Black man announced that we was gay to the world.

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It’s May! Happy May Day! It’s time for May flowers; it’s time for 70s, sunlit evenings, and the first hints of summer. It’s a new month, but it’s still time to talk about it! Yes, you’ve figured me out.

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Hearing about the bombings at the Boston Marathon while driving to school early last week felt surreal. It just didn’t make sense. Sometimes it’s simply tiring to even try to make sense of yet another act of violence. I strongly believe that all violence is connected at the root by hatred. I also believe that hatred feeds oppression, which perpetuates violence. That’s why I am annoyed that our culture so quickly jumps to make the people who carried out this violence “others.”

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That’s right…a hole in my brand new, mint green sweater.  As I arrived to work on this Denim Day, I reached for the appropriate awareness button on my cubicle wall (please tell me I am not the only one with a plethora of pins and buttons for every social justice activist occas

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Imagine a world free of sexual violence muralThis April has been an exciting Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and it’s hard to believe the last week of SAAM is upon us.

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Wednesday was Wonder Woman Day this week.

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Chalk art speech bubble with text "Let's talk about healthy sexuality"This week the Talk early, talk often series continues on the SAAM Blog with a guest post from Kenya Fairley, MSEd., advocate and coordinator of the

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Marine saluting flagMonday evening I spoke at a film screening of the Invisible War at Clarion University.

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Ah, spring.  The weather is warming up, flowers are blooming, and I am finding many more reasons to be outside at this time of year.   In fact, this past weekend found me spending a lovely day with friends in Brooklyn.  The weather was perfect as we mingled with people at an outdoor food festival. 

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