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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Participate in SAAM events on campus all month long and learn more by visiting our dedicated SAAM website:

Sexual Violence

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What is sexual violence?

Sexual violence means that someone forces or manipulates someone else into unwanted sexual activity without their consent. Reasons someone might not consent include fear, age, illness, disability, and/or influence of alcohol or other drugs. Anyone can experience sexual violence including: children, teens, adults, and elders. Those who sexually abuse can be acquaintances, family members, trusted individuals or strangers.

Learn more about getting help related to sexual violence:

Examples of forms of sexual violence:

  • Rape or sexual assault
  • Child sexual assault and incest
  • Intimate partner sexual assault
  • Unwanted sexual contact/touching
  • Sexual harassment
  • Sexual exploitation
  • Showing one’s genitals or naked body to other(s) without consent
  • Masturbating in public
  • Watching someone in a private act without their knowledge or permission


Interpersonal Violence & Sexual Assault: An LGBTQ+ Student Resource

This guide is designed to aid LGBTQ+ students in navigating interpersonal and sexual violence, understanding the role of power and control in unhealthy/abusive relationships, and accessing support services.

Created by Confidential Support Team (CST) and Weiland Health Initiative

Online Resources:

Books that you can borrow from the SHARE: