Digital activism -- sexual assault and rape culture on college campus

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  1. 1. Michaels digital activism project
  2. 2. Topic / issue: Rape culture and sexual assault on college campuses What is rape culture? Rape culture is a term that was coined by feminists in the United States in the 1970s. It was designed to show the ways in which society blamed victims of sexual assault and normalized male sexual violence.
  3. 3. History/based on #NoRedTape - We are working to end sexual violence and rape culture at Columbia University, and fighting for transformative, sustainable, survivor-centered solutions. #CarryThatWeight - Columbia University as well. Carrying a mattress around to symbolize the weight of the grief and emotions carried by victims while their perpetrator remained on campus
  4. 4. My project: #WarnOurGuys
  5. 5. Instagram Makes the hashtag usable
  6. 6. Website http://warnourguys.tumblr.com/
  7. 7. Foreseen impacts
  8. 8. Foreseen impacts
  9. 9. Success: I have gotten more than 50 matches with guys who have looked at my profile and decide to swipe right. I take this as a positive because I know they are looking and want to voice their opinion through a message. Or they just agree with the message. I think it is successful.