It’s time…to show your support

Every two minutes, someone in the United States is sexually assaulted.  Help bring awareness to the resources that exist to serve survivors by taking two minutes to update your profile picture via your social media outlet of choice.

How do we stand united against Sexual Assault?  It’s simple:

1.  Find a camera.

2. Grab a clock (grandfather, alarm, digital, or wall – all are acceptable).

3. Hold the clock.

4. Take your picture.

5. Post it to all of your social media sites April 5, 2011.

Take the time to get involved and show support.

After you’ve posted your picture, take two minutes to learn a fact about sexual assault.  Here’s a free fact: It is never the victim’s fault in cases of sexual assault or violence.  Rape is about power and control, not about the way someone’s dressed.  The greatest thing you can do for someone who tells you they’ve been sexually assaulted is believe them.

Here are some great resources for information about sexual assault.  Get informed:

Iowa State University’s Sexual Misconduct Policy

ACCESS (Assault Care Center Extending Shelter and Support)

RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network)

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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About Margaret Sloss Women's Center - ISU

The Margaret Sloss Women's Center promotes equity on the Iowa State University campus. Through a feminist lens, the center advocates for individuals and groups; provides support, referrals, community and programming; and maintains a safe space in the Sloss House.

Posted on April 4, 2011, in Activism, Events and Celebrations, Sexual Assault Awareness and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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