September 23, 2016

SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 / CATHARSIS PRODUCTIONS IN THE NEWS: WEEK OF 9/16 - 9/23

What caught our eye in the news this week: Can television help raise awareness about sexual assault prevention? Court rules that firing someone with dreadlocks is not racial discrimination.  U.N. Women has partnered with 10 universities across the world to improve gender equality and to reduce sexual violence.


September 16, 2016

IN THE NEWS: WEEK OF 9/9 - 9/16

What caught our eye in the news this week: Mother talking about the importance of teaching consent, Apple e-mails expose sexist workplace environment, using Snapchat to empower rape survivors in India..

September 14, 2016

Alcohol Does Not Equal Consent

Alcohol is never an excuse to commit a crime.  As Dr.Gail Stern, Catharsis Productions co-founder, said: “In terms of responsibility, I’m responsible for what I do when I’m drinking, I am not responsible what other people choose to do to me when I’m drinking.”

September 09, 2016

IN THE NEWS: WEEK OF 9/2 - 9/9

What caught our eye in the news this week: Photo series inspired by Brock Turner's release, awesome video bashing gender stereotypes...

September 07, 2016

Be a Hero! Be an Upstander not a Bystander

No matter who we are, any one of us can find ourselves in the position of being a bystander when a potentially dangerous situation is about to go down. It can happen to us as a friend, as a roommate, an acquaintance or even as a stranger. YOU have the power to step in if you see something sketchy happening.

September 02, 2016

IN THE NEWS: WEEK OF 8/26 - 9/2

What caught our eye in the news this week: Brock Turner leaves jail this week, assault survivor from St. Paul School comes forward & tells story...

August 31, 2016

Educator Profile: George Zerante

Today we’re featuring one of our amazing educators: George Zerante.
George has been with us since 2008 and he is not only one of our senior educators but he also serves as the assistant manager of educator delivery and development at Catharsis Productions.

August 26, 2016

IN THE NEWS: WEEK OF 8/19 - 8/26

What caught our eye in the news this week: Stanford bans alcohol from campus, new Illinois Law aims to improve response to sexual assault...

August 24, 2016

When There Shouldn’t Be an App for That

Some apps are often said to be designed to avoid miscommunication, confusion and “life-ruining lawsuits”. But rape is not miscommunication. Rape is not confusion. If you change your mind during sex, you shouldn’t have to pull out your phone to communicate “no” to your partner.