“The University should implement elements of the law, such as Bystander Intervention training all four years and a campus-wide sexual assault climate survey, whether or not the bills pass.”
Aishah Shahidah Simmons, a black lesbian feminist and award-winning producer, writer, and director of NO! The Rape Documentary, spoke about her personal experience of childhood sexual violence and its impact on her life and professional career.
“My uncle was in a kind of rural area in Maryland, and I’d go out with him, out to the houses, and he’d deliver babies … The next week there’d be a basket of apples or potatoes on the back porch—that’s how he got paid,” Burgess said of her family’s longtime success in medicine.
On Thursday, Nov. 19, members of the BC community will address and create a conversation around sexual violence through literature, art, and music with Speak Out: Standing Up to Sexual Violence through the Arts.
On Sunday morning, supporters and survivors gathered in Brighton to walk in support of the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC).
Several GLBTQ students gave their perspective on sexual assaults on college campuses.
The following letter is in response to “BCPD chief talks Clery crime figures,” an article by Connor Farley, originally published on Oct. 9, 2014: As national attention remains focused on the issue of sexual violence occurring on college campus across the U.S., those of us responding to incidents at Boston College are grateful for and…