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Choosing to Stand Up by Courtney Kolb

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*All names have been changed to protect individuals* It was 2:50pm when I met Jenny and the school day was almost done. She stood before me looking timid and scared but purposeful at the same time. I had just presented to middle school students on sexual assault, consent, and standing up for the people around us. I had spoken about change and about how we can no longer allow evil to continue, that it was time to make a difference. I found a … (Continue Reading)

Affirmative Consent Should be the NORM (California Debate)

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Watch our Founder, Mike Domitrz, explain why Affirmative Consent on college and university campuses should be the NORM (to learn more about this proposed legislation being debated in California, click here). If our country is serious about reducing sexual assault, then teaching consent to AFFIRM your partner wants the sexual activity is the most common sense approach to insuring both partners want to engage in the sexual activity. Watch the video … (Continue Reading)

Guidance for Parents with Students Going to College

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Last Wednesday morning, WTMJ 4 (NBC) here in Milwaukee, had our Founder, Mike Domitrz, on The Morning Blend with hosts Molly and Tiffany to help parents of both sons and daughters with their students going off to college. Topics included discussing sex, intimacy, dating, and safety. Watch the full episode to learn common mistakes Moms and Dads make and how to avoid them: What are additional common mistakes you think parents make? Please … (Continue Reading)

Survivors DESERVE Advocates on College Campuses

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California Sen. Barbara Boxer and Rep. Susan Davis are sending forth IMPORTANT legislation titled (The Survivor Outreach & Support Campus Act or SOS Campus Act - click here to see the document on HuffingtonPost.com) for supporting survivors on college campuses. They are following the path that has helped many more survivors come forward in the military - providing advocates who are free from the pressures of leadership and/or … (Continue Reading)

Northwest Florida State Coach, please care about EVERY student

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Have you heard about the college basketball player who has been released from TWO universities for accusations of separate sexual assaults at each institution and now a third school is offering him a scholarship to play basketball? That campus is Northwest Florida State. What is the history of this athlete? He "was one of three University of Oregon basketball players who were suspended for up to 10 years last month after allegedly sexually … (Continue Reading)

Respect is shown by giving your partner a choice...

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  "Respect is shown by giving your partner a choice... and honoring it."     HOW TO SHARE THE IMAGE: Right click on the image and click on “Save As” or “Save Image” and then upload the image to your social media channels.     … (Continue Reading)

San Diego Living

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Thank you to San Diego 6 - The CW for inviting our Founder, Mike Domitrz, on San Diego Living this morning.  Heather has Mike share some insights for parents to have the conversations with their children regarding respect & boundaries. … (Continue Reading)

"We need to change the way society views dating & intimacy"

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  "In order to truly reduce the number of sexual assaults, we need to change the way society views dating & intimacy."   HOW TO SHARE THE IMAGE: Right click on the image and click on “Save As” or “Save Image” and then upload the image to your social media channels. … (Continue Reading)

Question of the Week:

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This question is from a survivor. "I recently met a guy and we get on really well. Is being friends with him and sleeping with him, without sex or kissing, leading him on?  Is this normal behavior for someone coming to terms with 2 attacks of attempted rape/sexual assault?" … (Continue Reading)

Wisconsin Public Radio: "The Kathleen Dunn Show"

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Thank you to WPR's "The Kathleen Dunn Show" for inviting our Founder, Mike Domitrz to share insights with host John Munson on educating our youth about respect and boundaries, sexual assault awareness in the military and society, and answering callers questions. Some of the questions answered: Has there been a switch in the Military's approach to teaching sexual assault awareness & prevention? How does the Military receive the "Can I … (Continue Reading)

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