Not that I want to spend my whole life on this subject but just latching on to any information that might help… Gathering ideas. Pressure on colleges to deal with sexual assault leads to growing cottage industry @insidehighered Source: insidehighered.com A quick search for terms like “campus safety” and “sexual assault” on the Apple App […]
Another great idea to prevent rape but I agree with the writer about changing the culture… http://www.oxbowherald.sk.ca/Opinion/Columnists/2014-08-28/article-3850805/THATS-IT,-THATS-ALL%3A-We-need-to-change-the-rape-culture/1
Do girls dress for rape? Fashion does not occur in a vacuum. What are the qualities are the focus of contemporary women’s clothing design? The question almost answers itself. Women’s fashion, consistent with the rest of popular culture, is hyper-sexualized. It’s designed to bring focus to the physical attributes of a woman that will be […]
Thia morning I had a meeting with Center for Hope here in Lowell. On the desk was a flyer for “Circle of 6”, an app designed to prevent rape. Not 2 hours later I had an e-mail from Jerry Bisantz telling me to check out the Boston Globe. Here’s the article… another arrow in the […]
As I rehearse, I find answers in the play. For example Bernadette O’Connell, the main character, is a very religious girl possessed of a healthy libido and an abstinence-only sex education. “One: Necking, which is anything from the neck up, is not a sin… as long as you keep your mouth closed. Two: Petting is […]
Read it here Should We Teach Plato in Gym Class?
In preparing to bring “Asking For It” to colleges in the fall, I’ve been re-visiting the piece and going deeper. The organizations that I’m aligning with are concerned with healing and prevention. I have seen the healing that takes place when I’ve performed the play and also from feedback on the book, so I’ve been […]
After George Will’s heinous column in the Washington Post and other papers suggesting that rape victims on college campuses enjoy a privileged status, a friend asked my thoughts on the subject. I had read it but there’s so much hate-based stuff out there that I didn’t allow it to penetrate… Until he asked about my […]