Tag: sexual assault

The DNC asks Americans to vote against moral beliefs

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Flickr American presidential elections seem to consistently ask voters to choose “the lesser of two evils.” Now, as Joe Biden faces becoming the Democratic nominee, the ballot is asking Americans to vote between two alleged sexual assaulters. Last month, Tara Reade came forward on a […]

J.K. Stein shares abusive relationship in The Director

Photo courtesy of J.K. Stein Consent is something people like to think of as black and white. In the era of #MeToo and #TimesUp, where sexual assault and harassment in the workplace have been brought to the forefront of people’s attention for people to seek and receive justice, there are […]

Ramapo issues first campus-wide It’s On Us survey

Photo by Erica Meline In 2014, the White House Task Force to Prevent Sexual Assault launched the "It’s On Us" campaign to invite everyone to join in the conversation of sexual assault and make efforts to eliminate it completely. Since the campaign’s implementation, the conversation surrounding sexual assault has expanded, but […]

The #MeToo trend unites women against sexual assault

Photo courtesy of Tom Sorensen, Wikipedia During the peak of the Harvey Weinstein allegations, actress Alyssa Milano tweeted, “If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet.” This eventually turned into #MeToo, and it spread like wildfire across social media, accumulating 150,000 tweets […]

Sexual harassment should be actively discussed more

Photo courtesy of David Shankbone, Wikipedia Harvey Weinstein has further proved the old saying, “The bigger they are, the harder they fall." According to an investigative report by The New York Times, Weinstein sexually harassed dozens of female celebrities during his time as CEO of The Weinstein Company. While some […]