ASAP is Action for Sexual Assault Prevention, a group of Tufts students working towards raising awareness of and ending sexual assault and rape culture on our campus, and promoting a culture of consent. We do this through awareness campaigns around campus, supporting survivors, and working for institutional change.
Come join us to learn more about what we do and get involved. There will be pizza!
For a summary of the events leading up to the #TuftsTitleIX rally on May 1, read our explainer document. More details about the event itself can be found on its Facebook event page.
Wondering what the rally was like? You’re in luck! We are very grateful to Robert Costa for capturing the events on video and compiling them here:
And finally, you can read the joint statement that arose after six hours of negotiations between student representatives and administration representatives here.
In response to our Open Letter from last April, the President’s office created the Sexual Misconduct Prevention Task Force. The results after a year of work are found in the progress report below, which can also be downloaded or read directly here.
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Trigger warning: discussion of sexual assault
Have you ever noticed how sex scenes in movies seem to skip over verbal consent? We certainly did. The lack of verbal consent in our popular culture leads to misconceptions and myths about consent, contributing to a wider societal rape culture. We decided to do something to try and fix the way famous movies deal with consent:
We would love to hear your thoughts! If you have something you want to share, leave a comment on YouTube or on this post.
Special thanks to Nate Matthews for directing this project.