Ten Myths About Rape

There are a lot of things people may say to you that can invalidate your experience. However, all these things they tell you are not true. Your experience is valid and we’re here for you.   1. “It happened because … Continued

What is Consent?

What is consent? Contrary to popular belief, people have sex! But in order to have sex, there must be consent. Consent is an enthusiastic and clear agreement to engage in sexual activity with a partner(s). This means you need to … Continued

Healthy Vs. Unhealthy Relationships

With all the mixed messages portrayed in movies, television, or other forms of media, learning what a healthy relationship is and how to have one can be difficult. However, there are telltale signs of both healthy and unhealthy relationships. A … Continued

How to be a Positive Bystander

A positive bystander is someone who notices a potentially harmful or dangerous situation and intervenes. While it is only the responsibility of the perpetrator to not rape or sexually abuse people, bystanders can sometimes prevent harmful or dangerous situations from … Continued

Self-Expression through Creative Writing

Spoken word, poetry, prose, and creative writing are all ways to express yourself and what you’re experiencing. Writing down and performing your thoughts can serve to transform the intangibility of your emotions and experiences into something more. They serve as … Continued

For LGBTQI+ Survivors: Four Things to Know

Members of the LGBTQI+ community are not immune to rape or sexual abuse.  In fact, studies show that people who self-identify as LGBTQI+ are more likely to have experienced some sort of sexual trauma in their lifetime. Dealing with trauma … Continued