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This guide was developed for those that would like to immerse themselves more deeply in the learning and reflecting upon Gender-based Violence and the importance of Title IX in the United States of America. The specific focus of the guide is to engage participants who are dedicated to examining with specificity of movements against gender-based violence particularly as we discuss the significance of learning about its impact on our communities to suppress the importance of Title IX and the ongoing struggle that exists to this day. 

Short Excerpts - Understanding the history of Title IX and the movements against Gender-based violence 

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Key Books and Resources - Understanding the History of Fight Against Gender-based Violence:

Documentaries/Films:

  • She Said A film surrounding the New York Times article published by Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor exposing sexual harassment in the workspace. 
  • A Better Man A documentary on the process of healing from gender-based violence, especially in circumstances where men take responsibility for their actions. 

Artists Exploring Sexual Assault and Violence:

  • Unspeakable Acts: Women, Art, and Sexual Violence in the 1970s A book which explores the way in which feminist artists in the 1970s made public the violence enacted upon women, through art and protest. 
  • Carry that Weight, an art project by Emma Sulkowicz made in their senior year at Columbia University to highlight rape and sexual assault on college campuses. 
  • Gender Based Violence, an art project by SaveArtSpace and Take Heart You Are Not Alone about Gender-based Violence to raise awareness and ask for community responses. 

Title IX and the LGBTQ+ Community:

Title IX and Gender Based Violence in the Black Community:

Title IX and Gender Based Violence Against Men:

  • Know Your IX: Male Survivors, a website that provides information and resources to protections provided by Title IX to men and genderqueer people. 

Books Appropriate for Younger Audiences:

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