Dear readers who care about Mennonite colleges, what happens next is largely up to you.
The vast majority of church leaders have absolutely no business trying to lead in the movement to end sexual abuse.
What we will know, what i will remind you of when you need to hear it, is that all of our truths together have more power than we can fathom.
When college officials decry survivors’ use of social media, it’s time to pay extra attention to the content of what has been posted.
These inconsistent, ambiguous, and coded rules are made to be broken. And so really, the question is, who gets away with breaking them, and who doesn’t?
At Into Account, we work with athletes from departments at small, religious liberal arts schools who tell us versions of the same story: secrecy, insularity, and complaints of serious abuse being handled, or simply minimized and ignored, by unqualified athletic department personnel.
For too many college victims, reporting an assault to campus authorities is a scary, obstacle-laden process. At small colleges, where it can seem like everyone knows everyone, reporting can be particularly fraught. What if, for instance, your rapist is related to the Title IX Coordinator? (Yes, unfortunately, we’ve seen that.) What if someone on the … Continue reading Better Reporting for Bethel: Student Leaders Discuss Their Resolution to Promote Callisto
Is it really so difficult to not grab people’s asses? If you really value that sensation, could you maybe get yourself some sort of squeeze toy? They sell them in the pet store.
by Stephanie Krehbiel You don’t have to become an expert on landmark federal legislation to care about this stuff. But information about existing laws can give you the confidence to argue and advocate from your deepest values.
"Launch Your Future," EMU's website shouts in bold capital letters, as they prepare to hand a social work degree to a student who has - by EMU's own finding - committed sexual violence.