Jill Richardson shares five coping strategies she developed through personal experience.
We must stop holding unrealistic standards of beauty, writes Jeannine A. Gailey, and work to reduce the harm and discrimination experienced by women of size.
Meghan Krausch gives recommendations on how to support those people on your campus who have been stalked — advice that might help create a better workplace for everyone.
The following blog post, by Dr. Meghan Krausch (bio at the end), is only being published on our site, ConditionallyAccepted.com rather than on our career advice column on Inside Higher Ed (IHE). Meg is one of multiple bloggers contributing to our ongoing blog series on sexual violence in academia who have been asked by IHE […]
A rape survivor finds the same campus colleagues who publicly opposed sexual assault were those who did not treat her with empathy and respect.
An anonymous writer examines how to make higher education, in particular graduate education, more supportive for sexual assault survivors.
Navigating an unfamiliar environment can amplify the challenges of developing strategies to avoid harassment, writes Kathrin Zippel, who offers some guidance.
“Facts about the Black vagina — the hardest working vagina in America.” A few days ago, I watched in awe as activist and legal scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw read her poem, “The Black Vagina,” at a production of The Vagina Monologues in Harlem, NY. Unfortunately, I did not actually observe from the audience in the infamous […]
For over a year now, I have been seeing a therapist to work through the trauma that was my graduate training. I have a knack for discussing personal troubles publicly, so I have been writing about the recovery process over the past year, as well. I figure, since the structure and culture of the academy […]
Please don’t be fooled by the surprisingly firm assertion made in this post’s title. I prefer to pose it as a question because I do not actually know for certain. You see, I decided to stay out of the debates over the use of “trigger warnings” in college classrooms since first reading an argument against […]