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SHARE Title IX Announcements

We have heard numerous reports of concern about the messaging in White Plaza around acts of sexual violence connected with the events in Israel and Palestine; and we understand that exposure to these messages can be triggering for those who have experience with sexual misconduct. 

 

For those impacted and needing support, please visit this site or continue to reach out to the SHARE Title IX Office directly. The Confidential Support Team and YWCA are also available to support anyone affected.

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: sexualviolencesupport.stanford.edu

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

Adapted from the NATIONAL SEXUAL VIOLENCE RESOURCE CENTER FACT SHEET.


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


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