Holly Kearl

Holly Kearl formerly managed the Legal Advocacy Fund and the Campus Action Project grant at AAUW. She co-authored the AAUW research report Crossing the Line: Sexual Harassment at School (2011). She is also a leading expert on gender-based street harassment, founder of the 501(c)(3) organization Stop Street Harassment, and author of a book on the topic. Her work has been cited by the United Nations, CNN,USA Today, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Guardian, NPR, and more. Follow @hkearl on Twitter.

LAF Update — Summer 2013

In the summer 20123 edition of the Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF) print newsletter, the AAUW Boise Area (ID) Branch talks about using a Campus Outreach Grants to launch a Title […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   August 27, 2013

LAF Update

LAF Update provides details on cases adopted by the Legal Advocacy Fund. LAF Update is posted in PDF format. Read more »

  |   ,   |   July 28, 2013

LAF Update — Spring 2013

In the spring 2013 edition of the Legal Advocacy Fund (LAF) print newsletter, LAF Program Manager Holly Kearl interviewed LeBlanc v. Trustees of Indiana University plaintiff Virginia LeBlanc to learn […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   May 27, 2013

LAF Express — May 2013

New information on supporting legislation that helps military sexual assault survivors, AAUW co-sponsoring a summit on military sexual assault, and engaging with LAF at the AAUW National Convention. Read more »

  |   ,   |   May 20, 2013

LAF Express — April 2013

A list of LAF-supported plaintiffs that will speak at AAUW state conventions, and update on Sexual Assault Awareness Month and a farewell from Holly Kearl, who is leaving LAF to […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   April 15, 2013
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10 Ways to Mark Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and this year the campaign focuses on preventing child sexual abuse through talking about healthy sexuality. Given the allegations at places like Penn State; […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   7 Comments   |   April 01, 2013

LAF Express — March 2013

The March 2013 e-newsletter LAF Express includes articles about how the AAUW Board of Directors voted to contribute $36,500 to seven on-going cases, updates on two LAF-supported military sexual assault […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   March 22, 2013
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Steubenville, Victim-Blaming, and Solutions to Rape

Over the weekend, two teenage boys who were popular football players from Steubenville, Ohio, were found guilty of raping a teenage girl last summer at a party. In a culture […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   March 19, 2013

LAF Express — February 2013

The February 2013 e-newsletter LAF Express includes updates on the lawsuit of LAF-supported plaintiff Virginia LeBlanc and information about House Armed Services Committee hearing on military sexual assault. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 22, 2013
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Fighting Sexual Assault in the Military

What happens when you’re a soldier and the barracks — not the battlefield — is your war zone? Sexual assault in the U.S. military is a significant problem, one that […] Read more »