Throughout our #EndRape Expert Interview Series, we’ve had the opportunity to speak with leaders in sexual violence prevention and research. In many of these conversations, our guests have offered recommendations for those wanting to learn more and pursue further activism. We’ve compiled a list of a few of their media recommendations that you should check out on your anti-rape activism journey.
Movies, Documentaries, & TV
- The Invisible War (2012) (Streaming on Max)
- The Hunting Ground (2015) (Available to rent on multiple platforms)
- Audrie & Daisy (2016) (Streaming on Netflix)
- Spotlight (2016) (Streaming on Max)
- On The Record (2020) (Streaming on Max)
Books & Articles
- Thriving After Sexual Abuse: Break Your Bondage to the Past and Live a Life You Love by Denise Bossarte
- The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America by Sarah Deer
- The Cultural Betrayal of Black Women & Girls: A Black Feminist Approach to Healing from Sexual Abuse by Jennifer Gomez
- Truth and Repair: How Trauma Survivors Envision Justice by Judy Lewis Herman
- I Have the Right To: A High School Survivor’s Story of Sexual Assault, Justice, and Hope by Chessy Prout
- “Not Murdered, Not Missing: Rebelling against Colonial Gender Violence” by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
- As We Have Always Done: Indigenous Freedom through Radical Resistance by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
- Conquest: Sexual Violence and American Indian Genocide by Andrea Smith
Many of our guests have also written books related to this topic such as Blind To Betrayal: Why We Fool Ourselves We Aren’t Being Fooled by Dr. Jennifer Freyd and Southern Horrors: Women and the Politics of Rape and Lynching by Dr. Crystal Feimster. We also recommend the Netflix documentary Victim/Suspect about the troubling police practices that harm and silence survivors across the country.
Take Action! Check out these recommendations to learn more about sexual violence prevention and anti-rape activism.