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Speaking Out on Sexual Assault

Episode Summary

RE-BROADCAST -- PREVIOUSLY AIRED MAY 2014 Recently, Phyllis Schlafly appallingly implied that the reason sexual assault on college campuses is increasing is because too many women are now attending college. (1) Dangerous statements like these as well as more positive campaigns like No More (2)  tend to reinvigorate the very important conversation around sexual assault. One group of survivors that are often left out of this discussion is the trans\* community. On this episode of The Strong Stance we will speak to Nicole Armstead and Christa Heilman from the Network for Victim Recovery of D.C. about the resources for survivors of sexual assault in the DC area and the unique experiences of those that are trans\* and gender non-conforming. http://www.salon.com/2015/01/06/phyllis\_schlafly\_campus\_sex\_assault\_is\_on\_the\_rise\_because\_too\_many\_women\_go\_to\_college http://nomore.org

Episode Notes

RE-BROADCAST -- PREVIOUSLY AIRED MAY 2014 Recently, Phyllis Schlafly appallingly implied that the reason sexual assault on college campuses is increasing is because too many women are now attending college. (1) Dangerous statements like these as well as more positive campaigns like No More (2)  tend to reinvigorate the very important conversation around sexual assault. One group of survivors that are often left out of this discussion is the trans* community. On this episode of The Strong Stance we will speak to Nicole Armstead and Christa Heilman from the Network for Victim Recovery of D.C. about the resources for survivors of sexual assault in the DC area and the unique experiences of those that are trans* and gender non-conforming. http://www.salon.com/2015/01/06/phyllis_schlafly_campus_sex_assault_is_on_the_rise_because_too_many_women_go_to_college http://nomore.org