Tag: sexual violence

Solidarity March Partner Highlight: DJ Ampero

Six days ’til the regional solidarity march! Seven marches in seven countries in the Caribbean will #ReclaimOurStreets from sexual violence. Hollaback! Bahamas has a great afternoon planned, from the march starting at Potter’s Cay to the speaker line-up and free workshops on The Dundas Centre for the Performing Arts grounds on Mackey Street. We’re creating … Continued

Non-consensual Content Consumption

The Bahamas has seen a significant increase in inappropriate material sharing. The Bahamian public has been clamoring for what they deem to be scandalous, entertaining, and funny. Very few people acknowledge that sharing material such as sex tapes is a criminal act. Many social media users beg their friends and followers to send them the latest … Continued

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Join us this month as we raise awareness of sexual assault this month. We’ll be posting articles, sharing videos and posts, debunking myths, and discussing the roles we play in fighting rape culture and ending sexual violence. Be sure to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter, share our posts, and engage with our content. … Continued

Rape is Not Sex

We just had to say it again, a few more times. Sex is not rape. The statement by the Bahamas Christian Council was so disturbing that we had to respond to it again. This time, we did it in the Stop Street Harassment blog. The difference between sex and rape is clear. Sex requires consent … Continued