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WCASA is Wisconsin's only state-wide coalition dedicated to ending sexual violence.

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        The Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault creates the social change necessary to end sexual violence. 


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        Male Survivors

        Sexual assault happens to males as well. Recent headlines surrounding the athletics departments at Penn State and UW-Madison, have brought this issue to the forefront and heightened our awareness of the long-lasting impact of sexual trauma no matter who the victim may be.

        Online Resources:

        VAWNet.org (National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women): Special Collection: Men and Boys: Preventing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence [link to web page; some male survivor resources].

        Voice Male magazine – print and online resource; see especially Editor’s Blog

        Men as Allies:

        Look, Kitten, I am too a feminist! Fauxminism and Men (blog article).

        Athletics & Hazing:

        Hazing Continues despite efforts to change: USATODAY.

        Intervention for Boys and Teens:

        Coaching Boys into Men: Program equips coaches with tools to help young athletes build respectful, non-violent relationships.

        What Works For Male Children And Adolescents: Lessons from Experimental Evaluations of Programs and Interventions [PDF]: Child Trends Fact Sheet; useful table (starts on pg. 10).

         

        Articles

        The Myth of the Mama’s BoyWe never worry about an involved father "masculinizing" his daughter. Why do such fears persist about a feminizing aspect of mothering?: March 16, 2012 TIME Magazine article link Magazine.

        Men Struggle for Rape AwarenessKeith Smith was 14 when he was raped by a driver who picked him up after a hockey team meeting. He had hitchhiked home, which is why, for decades, he continued to blame himself for the assault: Jan. 23, 2012 NYT logo online.

        How Can We Stop Pedophiles?: Stop Treating them like MonstersJennifer Bleyer: Sept. 24, 2012 Slate.com.

        Generation Rapist: Is online porn making boys violent? Elizabeth Braw: Feb. 28, 2013 Metro World News.

        Upcoming Events

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        2017 Calendar

        Regional TA Info/Trainings

        Webinars

        Film Screenings
        Statewide Events

         

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        Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Regional Advocacy Trainings (see flyer)

        11/28: Platteville

        11/29: Sturtevant

        11/30: Madison

        > December 5-8: Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy School, Madison

        > December 9:  Survivors & Allies Brunch, Madison

        > December 14 (10:00am): Immigration Policies & Survivors (webinar)

         

        Save the Date

         

        > April 7, 2018 - Survivors & Allies Day of Healing / 7th Annual Wrap Around the Capitol, Madison

        > June 7 & 8, 2018: WCASA's Training Institute, Kalahari Resort, WI Dells

        > June 22, 2018: Paths to Healing Conference, Madison

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        We have discontinued our blog. For up to date information, please see the WCASA Voice newsletter.