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Creating Safe Online Communities: An Interview with Zora's Daughters Podcast

Creating online communities and virtual media which are inclusive, safe, and respectful is vital to creating more promising, trauma-informed futures. NSVRC invited Brendane Tynes, the co-creator of the Zora’s Daughters podcast, to discuss how they’ve curated a respectful and inclusive online space. Zora’s Daughters is a society and culture podcast that uses Black feminist anthropology to think about race, politics, and popular culture.

Online Communities for Survivors: Websites and Resources Offering Support and Help JL Heinze Tue, 03/01/2022

The following list shares online support options for survivors.

Sexual Violence in Disasters NSVRC Tue, 11/16/2021

This guide draws from research, reporting, and the lived experiences of survivors to explore the connections between sexual violence and disasters, the inequities that shape them both, the lessons to be learned from the resilience of survivors and their communities, and opportunities for all of us to prevent sexual violence before, during, and after disasters.

 

Virtual Adaptation Guidance for Sexual Violence Prevention Curriculum and Interventions NSVRC Tue, 11/09/2021

The COVID-19 pandemic deeply impacted and continues to impact our communities. In order to meet the needs of the changing landscape of learning, many curricula and interventions have provided virtual adaptation guidance and resources to their implementers. In addition to consulting the guidance below, implementers are encouraged to contact their funder and use guidance outlined by the CDC's Veto Violence Select, Adapt, Evaluate tool. 

Bi+ History

In the book A History of Bisexuality, Steven Angelides raises an important question: How can we construct the history of an identity which, until recently and even now, is thought to not exist? As with any history of social movements and identities, it’s first important to understand that learning history can also inadvertently be a practice of erasure.

A Health Equity Approach to Preventing Sexual Violence

Sexual harassment, abuse, and assault can have short- and long-term physical, emotional, and psychological effects on a person’s well-being and impact an entire community, from the culture and connections between people to the economic toll. Preventing sexual violence means we all must address deep-rooted abuses of power that contribute to inequities in health, safety, and well-being.