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Rape and Sexual Assault


Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062413512
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 1st, 2018

New York Times Bestseller

Edited and with an introduction by Roxane Gay, the New York Times bestselling and deeply beloved author of Bad Feminist and Hunger, this anthology of first-person essays from writers including Gabrielle Union, Brandon Taylor, and Lyz Lenz tackles rape, assault, and harassment head-on.

Yes Means Yes!: Visions of Female Sexual Power and A World Without Rape Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781580052573
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Published: Seal Press - December 2nd, 2008

In this groundbreaking new look at rape edited by writer and activist Jaclyn Freidman and Full Frontal Feminism and He's A Stud, She's A Slut author Jessica Valenti, the way we view rape in our culture is finally dismantled and replaced with a genuine understanding and respect for female sexual pleasure.

I Will Survive: The African-American Guide to Healing from Sexual Assault and Abuse Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580050807
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Published: Seal Press - February 25th, 2003

In this comprehensive self-help guide, Lori Robinson has created a valuable resource for African-American survivors of sexual assault (as well as their families, friends, and communities).

Healing Sex: A Mind-Body Approach to Healing Sexual Trauma Cover Image
ISBN: 9781573442930
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Published: Cleis Press - November 28th, 2007

The first encouraging, sex-positive guide for all women survivors of sexual assault -- heterosexual, bisexual, lesbian, coupled, and single -- who want to reclaim their sex lives.

The Dinah Project Cover Image
ISBN: 9781608994373
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Published: Wipf & Stock Publishers - April 1st, 2010

Sexual violence is rarely discussed in church, despite the rising incidents of rape, sexual assault, molestation and incest. The Dinah Project, which gets its name from Genesis 34 - the rape of Dinah, Jacob's daughter - was borne out of the author's decision to start healing through the church after being raped.

The Rape Recovery Handbook: Step-By-Step Help for Survivors of Sexual Assault Cover Image
ISBN: 9781572243378
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Published: New Harbinger Publications - October 1st, 2003

A woman is raped in this country every two minutes; this guide provides an effective framework for victims to heal from the experience.

Surviving the Silence: Black Women's Stories of Rape Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393320459
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 17th, 2000

In this "intelligent", "stunning", and "honest" book, Charlotte Pierce-Baker weaves together the accounts of black women who have been raped and who have felt that they had to remain silent in order to protect themselves and their race.

Rape on the Public Agenda: Feminism and the Politics of Sexual Assault Cover Image
ISBN: 9781555534462
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Published: Northeastern University Press - August 10th, 2000

Women's responses to rape have taken many forms over the past three decades, from guerrilla actions targeting individual assailants to the founding of rape crisis centers. This timely book illuminates the movement's importance to the broader women's movement and discusses the public policy implications of this activism.

Predators: Pedophiles, Rapists, And Other Sex Offenders Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780465071739
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Published: Basic Books - March 31st, 2004

What motivates sexual abusers? Why are so few caught? Drawing on the stories of abusers, Anna C. Salter shows that sexual predators use sophisticated deception techniques and rely on misconceptions surrounding them to evade discovery.

Confronting Rape and Sexual Assault (Worlds of Women #3) Cover Image
By Jody Clay-Warner (Editor), Mary E. Odem (Editor)
ISBN: 9780842025997
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Published: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers - November 1st, 1997

So serious are the topics of rape and sexual assault that the mere discussion of them is often avoided. In this book, Mary Odem and Jody Clay-Warner examine the complex and painful issue of sexual violence from various perspectives, including sociology, criminology, anthropology, public health, and women's studies.

I Never Called It Rape Cover Image
By Robin Warshaw, Gloria Steinem (Foreword by), Salamishah Tillet (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9780060925727
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Published: Harper Perennial - July 8th, 1994

The classic book that broke new ground by thoroughly reporting on the widespread problem of date and acquaintance rape has now been completely updated to include recent studies, issues, current events, and controversies.

After Silence: Rape & My Journey Back Cover Image
ISBN: 9780609804193
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Published: Crown - August 3rd, 1999

"Silence has the rusty taste of shame. The words shut up are the most terrible words I know. . . . The man who raped me spat these words out over and over during the hours of my attack--when I screamed, when I tried to talk him out of what he was doing, when I protested. It seemed to me that for seven years--until at last I spoke--these words had sunk into my soul and become prophecy.

Woman to Woman Sexual Violence: Does She Call It Rape? (Northeastern Series on Gender) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781555535278
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Published: Northeastern University Press - February 28th, 2002

A woman raping another woman is unthinkable. This is not how women behave, society tells us. Our legal system is not equipped to handle woman-to-woman sexual assault, our women's services do not have the resources or even the words to reach out to its victims, and our lesbian and gay communities face hurdles in acknowledging its existence.