Face the Faceless

Content warning for sexual assault. Morgan is a senior here at UMBC pursuing a BA in Media and Communications major with minors in English and Cinematic Arts. If she’s not working at the Women’s Center you can find her watching Ghost Shark (2013) with her friends.  You know who Brock Turner is.  In January 2015,… Continue reading Face the Faceless

Me too. And now what?

The following is a guest post from UMBC alumna Juliette Seymour, MCS and GWST '14, who was both inspired and incensed by the recent "Me Too" campaign. Although this widespread social media initiative has shed light on the pervasiveness of sexual violence and assault in our communities, Juliette writes about follow-through and next steps.  Content… Continue reading Me too. And now what?

“Don’t tell ME to Chill out”– Holding our Friends Accountable and saying NO to Rape Culture

A reflection written by Women's Center staff member, Yoo-Jin Content notice: This post contains information about a sexual assault. This past week has been both emotionally charged and draining all at once. I'm sure that Baltimore and its people have been in many of our thoughts, and I hope that we can keep the conversations going.… Continue reading “Don’t tell ME to Chill out”– Holding our Friends Accountable and saying NO to Rape Culture

On double standards and women. A guest post by a Women’s Center community member.

It was nighttime when I pulled out my favorite dress to wear. There was no special occasion; it just made me feel gorgeous. Nevertheless, I was experiencing an all too familiar nagging feeling as I examined the material. The dress was cut so as to expose the back, and was short in length. Years of… Continue reading On double standards and women. A guest post by a Women’s Center community member.