I recently noticed this poster (see left) on Face Book by Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women about the month of May being Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The slogan is Sexual Violence Know More. Catchy and well put.
Wikipedia says that April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the United States.
I say every month should be Sexual Assault Awareness Month!
Sexual Violence happens everyday to peoples of all ages, abilities, classes, races and genders with some people being more vulnerable to sexual violence than others. What are you doing about it?
I say educate, share, act!
Educate yourself. Share your info. Act in different ways to stop sexual violence.
My writing is my activism. Here are my latest actions toward stopping sexual violence:
This is an essay I recently presented about poetry combating rape culture:
This is a poem I was recently commissioned to write about the Charter of Rights and Freedoms: