Podcasts

Finding The Male Voice In Sexual Violence Prevention

When discussing the the issue of sexual violence prevention, the idea of “toxic masculinity” often comes up as a contributing factor to the problem.  However, we don’t hear about the positive things men are doing everyday to change social norms and helping to combat sexual violence.  Rob Okun from Voice Male discusses the anti-sexist men’s […]

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Surviving Sexual Assault In The Military

In a follow up to our earlier podcast about sexual violence in the military, Preventionist Deb Bonner talks with Sgt Taylor A Knueven. Sgt Knueven was assigned to the 101st Airborne Division when she was sexually assaulted while at the US border as part former President Trump’s military deployment. The experience completely changed her perspective […]

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Sexual Violence In The Military

Sexual violence in the military is nothing new and, in fact, has been a growing problem with reports increasing every year since 2006. When Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin first took office in January of this year, his first directive was to order his senior leaders to review their sexual assault programs. He then created an […]

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Sexual Violence and The Experiences of the LGBTQ Community

Sexual violence affects everyone. However, those among the LGBTQ populations exeprience sexual violence at significantly higher rates than those who are straight.  Compounding the issue, LGBTQ individuals are less likely to come forward after an assault than non-LGBTQ individuals and, alarmingly, research from the National Coalition Against Violence Project found 85 percent of victim advocates surveyed reported […]

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Sexual Citizen

Sexual assault on college campuses is not a new topic. We have discussed previously on this program issues with Title IX and the prevalence of sexual violence on campus. Despite prevention efforts such as Bystander Intervention training and consent education, the statistics haven’t changed in decades. What is new are the findings of Jennifer Hirsch […]

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The Nuances of Sex Trafficking with Chitra Raghavan

Who is sex trafficked, how it is done, and how common it really is often misunderstood by many people.  Dr. Chitra Raghavan joins preventionist Deb Bonner to discuss the nuances of the reality of sex trafficking. Dr. Raghavan is a tenured professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, the Director of the Forensic Mental […]

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