Debra is a writer and storyteller. She is also a survivor of sexual assault.

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RAINN Backs New Bill to Protect Athletes from Sexual Abuse

A bipartisan team of senators, led by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), introduced a bill that hopes to change the way sporting organizations prevent and respond to incidents of sexual violence.  ...

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Register Now for Fourth Annual Lace Up for RAINN 5k

Registration for the fourth annual Lace Up for RAINN 5K Race is in full swing, and hundreds of runners and fundraisers across the country are planning to lace up their running shoes on May 20, 2017. The annual event raises funds for critical services, like the National Sexual Assault Hotline, and...

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Act with RAINN

RAINN's Policy Action Center lets you connect directly with lawmakers. Send a tweet, write an email, and let legislators know what matters to you. #ActWithRAINN to help us protect survivors and prevent sexual violence. ...

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Early Warning Signs of Dating Violence

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness month, but dating violence can happen across all age groups. The way dating violence is often portrayed in the media suggests acts of physical and sexual ...

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RAINN Experts Gear up for 2017 with Bipartisan Supporters

With the 115th Congress underway, and a new administration taking office, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are gearing up to address sexual violence and strengthen laws that hold perpetrators...

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Insights from the Hotline Room: Self-Care in the New Year

The first month of 2017 is coming to a close, and folks around the country are checking on their new year’s resolutions. The new year can be a good time to commit to self-improvement goals, but i...

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What are the warning signs for child sexual abuse?

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Every 98 seconds, another American is sexually assaulted.

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