Studies show that 1 in 6 American women and 1 in 33 American men have been the victim of attempted or completed rape in her or his lifetime (RAINN). In 2009, 19% of undergraduate women experienced attempted or completed sexual assault since entering college (CDC).
From the 1990 Republican gubernatorial nominee, Clayton Williams, saying about rape, “If it’s inevitable, why not just sit back and enjoy it?” to mainstream media mourning the football careers of the convicted rapists in Steubenville (2012), to Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” (2013), rape culture is pervasive and normalized.
Join the PSU on Tuesday evening, October 28th in Rose Hills Theater, for a panel discussion with Zerlina Maxwell, Andrea Pino, and Conrad Woodall, three experts on various aspects of rape culture.
Zerlina Maxwell: Political analyst, speaker, contributing writer toEBONY.com, Mic.com, and RHRealitycheck.org
Andrea Pino: Co-founder of End Rape on Campus; helped write Campus Safety and Accountability Act
Conrad Woodall: Owner/master sensei of Woodall's Self-Defense; developed R.E.C.O.V.E.R. model of therapeutic self-defense