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Is ‘Surviving R. Kelly: The Impact’ Triggering Enough Change?

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On Saturday evening, Lifetime aired another installment of its game-changing exposé series on the singer R.Kelly and the allegations of sexual violence against him. Surviving R. Kelly: The Impact, hosted by award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien reviewed the immediate outcomes of...
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Lady Gaga Taking This Long To Disavow R. Kelly Speaks to the Bigger Problem Surrounding Sexual Abuse

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, chances are you’ve heard about Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly, a three-part documentary series profiling the women who have survived sexual abuse and violence from Robert “R. Kelly” Kelly. The series which was produced...
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6 Questions We Are All Asking After Watching ‘Surviving R. Kelly’

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When major cultural catastrophes occur, the Internet can feel like one of the most cathartic places to go. We rely on our digital community to develop our collective memory, debate and react, and even enforce social change. In the wake...
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Christine Blasey Ford Is Donating All Her GoFundMe Money To Sexual Assault Survivors

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Nothing infuriates me more than when people question why sexual assault survivors remain silent for so many years. Any woman who has been a victim of sexual violence knows the risks that come with outing your perpetrator. When Christine Blasey...
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Dominican Music Artist and Activist Roxiny Honors Survivors of Sexual Abuse in New Video For “Golden Prophet”

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On Thursday, October 11th (International Day of the Girl), Dominican singer, artist and activist, Roxiny released the video for her powerful song “Golden Prophet,” which touches on the current conversation surrounding sexual assault and violence against women. The song was...
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Why Not Believing Survivors of Sexual Assault Only Hurts Women

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Just a few minutes ago, Sen. Susan Collins announced her vote over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s future as a Supreme Court justice. It’s infuriating especially considering the weeks leading today which have left many of us following the hearings—women in...