Cheering for Your Rapist?

As an expatriate Texan, I can’t tell you how angry I am at what’s happening in Silsbee, Texas. In short, the school district kicked a high school cheerleader off the […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   May 19, 2011

Cookin’ up Scare Statistics

I was thoroughly dismayed (and honestly, a bit peeved) when I saw this piece in the Globe and Mail yesterday. Author Margaret Wente wrote the story, which derided the new […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   May 13, 2011
AAUW staff members wear jeans outside the national office to participate in Denim Day.

AAUW Marks Denim Day to Stop Sexual Assault

AAUW staff members showed up to work in jeans today in commemoration of Denim Day. Part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Denim Day began as a protest against an Italian […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   April 27, 2011

Title IX Protects Students from Sexual Violence, Too

Last week, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a “Dear Colleague” letter to the nation’s schools, colleges, and universities clarifying that sexual harassment of students, including […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   April 11, 2011

Of Fraternity and Equity

This weekend, I’m attending the 25th anniversary reunion for my chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon, a national fraternity of which I’ve been a brother for almost six years. I’ve been […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   April 07, 2011

Not Just Yale: The Wake-up Call Our Schools Need

The media has turned to AAUW’s top public policy adviser, Lisa Maatz, for perspective into a sexual misconduct complaint at Yale University, a story that has dominated the news cycle […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   1 Comments   |   April 05, 2011

Why Isn’t Anyone Talking about the Women in Libya?

As I watch the United States and a broad, international coalition begin military strikes against Moammar Gadhafi’s assets in Libya, I’m looking for details, however sketchy, that average Libyans are […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   March 22, 2011

Meet Lisa Larance: Anti-Domestic Violence Advocate

AAUW is proud to have alumnae who dedicate their lives to eliminating the critical problem of violence against women. While over 1 million women are affected by domestic violence annually […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   1 Comments   |   January 25, 2011

Winter Break + Computer = Policy Reform

College students, do you want to make a difference on your campus over winter break without even leaving your computer? Participate in SAFER’s (Students Active for Ending Rape) Winter Break […] Read more »

Blog   |   Campus   |   1 Comments   |   December 09, 2010

Play Educates Students on Intimate Partner Violence

At the AAUW Huntsville (AL) Branch, we are always looking for ways to co-sponsor events with the University of Alabama in Huntsville women’s studies program, not only to benefit women […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   November 22, 2010