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Articles, op-eds, letters to editors, poems, visual art and more created by teens to encourage the discussion of topics about and relating to sexual violence, consent, gender stereotypes, and rape culture. Submissions accepted on a rolling basis at

October 22, 2018

To My Body 

To my body:

Thank you

            for the support

            the protection

not so much for the feelings

            for the hair

not so much for the monthly bleeding

            for the beauty...

June 7, 2017

I have three close friends. The statistics suggest that one of us will be sexually assaulted: forced to take part in in sexual acts without giving consent. The chances of the perpetrator receiving a punishment is 6 out of 1000, according to RAINN. A culture that turns away from a vict...

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