Failing to respect folk's gender identity is not only harmful, it is oppressive.Read More
30 Days of Activism
Unfortunately, many Title IX coordinators don't receive the training necessary to support survivors of sexual violence. The Department of Education has provided guidance to assist schools in upholding Title IX, supporting survivors, and keeping all students safe.
Ensure your local school's Title IX coordinator has these important resources on hand.
Mandatory reporting is bad for survivors and bad for Texas. Convince your Texas friends to call their state representatives to voice their opposition to TX SB 576Read More
We Believe You is a collection of 36 survivor stories powerfully conveying the realities of trauma, healing, and everyday activism. Through telling their stories,these survivors amplify voices that are too often silenced - LGBT, male, and/or survivors of color- and in doing so, challenge pervasive narratives surrounding campus sexual assault. The book allows survivors to tell their stories without the filter of media, stigma, or shame. These are their stories told in their voices.Read More
Several women came forward to report being drugged and sexually assaulted at two Northwestern fraternities. Despite the reports the university will not be disciplining the fraternities in question and are not pursuing further investigation.
Studies show that fraternity men are three times more likely to commit sexual assault than their unaffiliated counterparts.
Schools must take sexual assault committed on fraternity grounds seriously. Take action. Tweet. Call. Email. Write to Northwestern and tell them that sexual violence is not a part of fraternity culture, and that administrators must be proactive in preventing and responding to sexual violence.
EROC partnered with Stories of Note and Consent in Clubs to share survivor stories from across the pond.Read More
Street Harassment isn't just obnoxious — it's degrading, demoralizing, and dangerous.Read More
Sexual harassment and sexual violence occur more frequently in environments where men disproportionately hold positions of power.Read More
With each conscious choice to learn how to be human in a new world, I took my power back. I gained strength. I took ownership of my reality. It is an injustice that I had to learn these things solely because of his selfish actions, but I gained the clarity I needed to see that I was deserving of far better.Read More
Action #1. Take the pledge to do your part in ending sexual violence. Participate in EROC's 30 Days of Activism Campaign to learn new strategies to counter sexual violence and rape culture.Read More