Aishah Shahidah Simmons writes about Ending Sexual Violence in Essence Magazine in Special #MeToo Series

NO! The Rape Documentary producer/director and #LoveWITHAccountability creator Aishah Shahidah Simmons is featured in the November edition of Essence Magazine in a special Me Too Movement - series of articles and profiles guest edited by #MeToo Founder, Tarana Burke. Tarana invited Aishah to share concrete steps that we can all do to end sexual violence. In her article, "Ending Sexual Violence," Aishah shares 7 concrete steps we can each take to end sexual violence.

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PRESENTE Ntozaké Shange!

Like so many colored girls and folx, my heart is heavy about Ntozaké Shange joining the ancestral realm. Her phenomenal, trailblazing, Black iconic cultural work has been a part of my life for almost, but not quite, as long as I can remember.

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YWCA USA’s Week Without Violence Panel Conversation on Facebook Live

[VIDEO] The YWCA USA “Week Without Violence” Facebook Live Women of Color conversation featured Alicia Sanchez Gill of the YWCA USA, Shiwali Patel of the National Women's Law Center, Jessica Raven of Collective Action for Safe Spaces, and Aishah Shahidah Simmons creator of NO! The Rape Documentary and #LoveWITHAccountability, talking about centering survivors of color in the movements to send sexual violence, accountability in response to sexual harm committed, making connections between sexual violence and state sanctioned violence, self-care while doing the work, and more.

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OUTcast: On Being Queer and a Child Sexual Abuse Survivor panel in DC

Posting a few photos from the October 12, 2018 OUTcast: On being queer and a Child Sexual Abuse Survivor moderated by Indira Henard (Executive Director, DC Rape Crisis Center), panel featuring Ignacio Rivera (Founder of The Heal Project), Ahmad Greene-Hayes (Founder of Children of Combahee), and Aishah Shahidah Simmons (Creator of #LoveWITHAccountability) discussion on the intersections of queer identity and child sexual abuse survivor-hood.

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