THOUGHTS & MUSINGS ON POLITICS & THE UNIVERSE

A BLOG BY SHANNON FISHER

“Our trust was misplaced.” Or, as anti-rape advocates call it: Doomsday

Just when we have finally reach a spot where sexual assault is out from behind a veil of shame and secrecy, one of the most high-profile victims of collegiate rape in recent history has been publicly deemed untrustworthy. 

December 5, 2014 · 9 Comments

A Letter to George Will in Response to his Opinion Piece in the Washington Post about Rape

It appears your disdain for the rise in reports of sexual violence on college campuses is based on a contempt for progressive policies.  I take great issue with your implied correlation.

June 9, 2014 · 10 Comments

Shedding Shame: Perspective from Inside the Unite Against Rape Campaign

The first time we discussed UniteWomen.org’s Unite Against Rape campaign, I sensed it would be bigger than the sum of its parts. We were faced with an opportunity to use our … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · 3 Comments

A Motley Crew Uniting Against Rape – U.S. Senators Tim Kaine & Mark Warner Join Growing List of Celebrities

“I stand united against rape because no victim of sexual violence should feel alone or hopeless. As Governor, I worked to eliminate outdated laws that discriminated against victims of sexual … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · 1 Comment