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Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Recommended Reads

This page contains resources, fiction, and non-fiction titles that deal with the topic of sexual assault.

Content & Trigger Warning : The following resources/titles discuss the prevalence of rape culture and detail the stories of sexual assault assault survivors. These titles may contain descriptions, imagery, and other information that will be disturbing for some readers and/or triggering for survivors. * Readers discretion is advised beyond this point *



National Sexual Violence Resource Center Library Catalog

This collection provides access to a comprehensive selection of relevant and timely resources on sexual violence, prevention, and related topics. The collection includes items in print, audiovisual, and electronic formats, as well as numerous Spanish language resources.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

This website provides statistics, resources for survivors, family and friends of survivors, and for advocates/educators bringing this topic into classrooms, onto college campuses, and into their organizations. Resources include information for various populations and how sexual assault impacts their lives.

RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network)

This organization is celebrating 25 years and provides 24/7 crisis support, public education, public policy support and more. Check out a full list of their services here .

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Resources & Campaigns

Check out the various ways that you can join in the discussion of awareness and prevention from social media campaigns to designated days to wear certain colors.


Recommended Non-Fiction Titles at OLPL

#MeToo : women speak out against sexual assault

What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape

We believe you : survivors of campus sexual assault speak out

Girl in the Woods: A Memoir

No More Excuses: Dismantling Rape Culture

Kill the Silence: A Survivor's Life Reclaimed

Beyond blurred lines : rape culture in popular media

Rape is rape : how denial, distortion, and victim blaming are fueling a hidden acquaintance rape crisis

Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture—and What We Can Do about It

One hour in Paris : a true story of rape and recovery

I have the right to : a high school survivor's story of sexual assault, justice, and hope

Created by Kristin Lansdown on Mar 29th, 2019 @ 1:28 PM.
Updated on Apr 1st, 2019 @ 11:25 AM.