BY Web Intern
on May 05, 2009
We all know that the way the criminal system deals with rape is inadequate, to say the least. But Nicholas Kristof's 'Is Rape Serious?' op-ed in The New York Times on April 29 opened my eyes to just how dismal the situation really is--and to the fact that we need to do something about it.
When a woman reports a rape, she usually submits to an extensive examination, an ordeal Kristof describes like this: 'She is typically asked to undress over a large sheet ... Read More
on May 01, 2009
The video above is a PSA created by Audacia Ray and the participants of the first Speak Up media training workshop for current and former sex workers as part of New York's Sex Work Awareness, a media and public education advocacy organization.
This is what Audacia has to say about Speak Up.
'Though talking to the the media is definitely not for everyone and should be approached with caution by people who work in the sex industry, I think it's important to ... Read More