Column: Whether or not you fight, doesn’t make it right

SeX and Relationships, A BRAVE Column By Caroline Dziubek, A BRAVE Peer Educator CONTENT WARNING: THIS POST DISCUSSES RAPE AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE There are a lot of questions about what is and isn’t defined as rape. One question I hear a lot: if a person didn’t fight back against their attacker, does that mean it wasn’t rape? In other words, if a person didn’t fight back, they must have wanted it, right? Wrong.  Rape is determined by a lack of consent, not by the victim’s ability to fight back. The latter belief is what we call a “rape myth,” or … Continue reading Column: Whether or not you fight, doesn’t make it right

Kesha carries out legal battle with Dr. Luke

By: Katrina Gross ~Staff Writer~ The pop world was taken by surprise in 2014 when pop star Kesha sued her producer Dr. Luke with allegations of abuse and general mistreatment. According to Kesha, her ultimate goal with the lawsuit was to void all of their contracts and be free to create music without having to interact with Dr. Luke. In Feb. 2016 of this year, a New York judge ruled that until further notice, if Kesha wishes to make music, she must do so with Dr. Luke. Kesha filed the original lawsuit during Oct. 2014 in California. The suit claimed … Continue reading Kesha carries out legal battle with Dr. Luke