How to take care of yourself when exposed to sexual violence in media and online

Here are some timely resources for sexual violence survivors and the people who love them.

RAINN is an important non-profit organization that has been advocating for the rights and dignity of sexual violence victims for a long time. They put out a statement on the Cosby verdict today, and some great advice for people who have survived sexual violence, and their loved ones. Because days like today are tough. Read the rest

Former Oklahoma City police officer found guilty of serial rape of Black women

Late on Thursday, a jury found a former Oklahoma City cop accused of sexually assaulting and raping 13 women guilty of rape and sexual battery.

Daniel Holtzclaw, who turned 29 on Thursday, cried as the guilty verdict was read in the courtroom. Read the rest

Nicki Minaj's brother has been charged with raping a 12 year old girl in Long Island

The brother of pop entertainer Nicki Minaj has been charged with raping a child, reports local Long Island/NYC paper Newsday. Read the rest