Video and Multimedia

Web Resources

Web/Video Link 6.1: The Invisible War

Description: The Invisible War is a groundbreaking investigative documentary about one of America’s most shameful and best kept secrets: the epidemic of rape within the U.S. military. On the PBS website there are clips from the movie.

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Web Link 6.2: Rape Culture Is Real

Description: Zerlina Maxwell reports for Time magazine regarding the dynamics of “rape culture.”

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Web Link 6.3: Ten Things to End Rape Culture

Description: “Ten Things” is a monthly feature of The Nation a weekly news magazine. In this article, Walter Moseley discusses the 10 things that we as a society must do to end our culture of rape.

Web Link 6.4: Brock Turner’s Father Sums Up Rape Culture in One Brief Statement

Description: Brock Turner is an ex–Stanford swimmer who was given a 6-month jail sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. In this article, Christina Cauterucci reports on the action of Brock’s father, Dan Turner, who characterizes rape as sex and “20 minutes of action.”

Web Link 6.5: The Powerful Letter the Stanford Victim Read Aloud to Her Attacker

Description: A former Stanford swimmer who sexually assaulted an unconscious woman was sentenced to 6 months in jail because a longer sentence would have “a severe impact on him,” according to the judge. At his sentencing, his victim read him a letter describing the “severe impact” the assault had on her.

Web Link 6.6: Child Sexual Abuse

Description: RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation‘s largest antisexual violence organization. This page focuses specifically on child sexual abuse and the warning signs that this crime may be occurring.

Video Resources

Video Link 6.1: Ending Sexual Abuse Behind the Walls: An Orientation

Description: This video is sponsored by the New York State Department of Corrections and shows a number of convicts that have experienced sexual assault in prison. It details what to do if as a prisoner you are sexually abused.

Video Link 6.2: Violence Against Women-It’s A Men’s Issue

Description: Domestic violence and sexual abuse are often called “women‘s issues.” But in this bold, blunt talk, Jackson Katz points out that these are intrinsically men‘s issues—and shows how these violent behaviors are tied to definitions of manhood.

Video Link 6.3: 3 Ways Businesses Can Fight Sex Trafficking

Description: In an honest talk, Clifton outlines how businesses can help fight sex trafficking, from setting clear policies to hiring survivors.

Chronicling Sexual Harassment and Assault in the #Me Too Era

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Elle advice columnist E. Jean Carroll, recounts experiences of harassment and assault in her forthcoming book, What Do We Need Men For?

Audio Resources

Audio Link 6.1: Sexual Assault Within Military is on the Rise

Description: The Pentagon‘s anonymous survey of sexual assault in the military shows a sharp increase. It‘s unclear whether this is due to more reporting or more instances of assault.