Do it tonight: Speak Out


Every year, as part of Take Back the Night, there is a Speak Out where those affected by sexual assault have a chance to speak about their experience in a safe and supportive environment. Whether you have an experience to share, or you are a supporter of someone else, you should come to Peirce Pub tonight at 7PM to support those affected by sexual assault in sharing their stories.

  • What: Speak Out for Take Back the Night
  • When: 7PM – 9PM
  • Where: Peirce Pub

3 responses

  1. It’s rather disappointing that the e-mails sent out about this event always mention statistics in regards to women. It seems like men and transgender individuals shall always be invisible.

    • It’s not that tbtn is trying to exclude men or diminish their experiences. Our events are open to all genders/orientations, but are primarily frequented by women. You know why? Because (as the statistics will show you) 1 in 3 women REPORT (not have it happen to them, actually go through the arduous process of reporting it) a rape in their lifetime, however, it is estimated that 1 in 12 men will be raped in their lifetime while even fewer report it.

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