In The News

'Sasie' is a new app that encourages (potential) sex partners to document their consent via their phones. Hmmm. Like other consent apps this could be a productive thing or a less helpful use of resources for combatting sexual assault. Get some details and thoughts on it here. (attn:)

Another day, another presiding judge asking a rape survivor why they didn't just prevent their assault. This time tho, the backlash has been swift and he may lose his seat on the bench. (Washington Post)

A University of Richmond student reported her rape and was called a liar by the University. This story continues to be too familiar. (Jezebel)

And it's not looking any better for the Virginia school as a fraternity chapter gets suspended for an email that amongst other things discourages consent in an unsurprising reveal. (Washington Post)

Meanwhile at UNC, a student survivor is detailing the grossly negligent and biased response she has gotten from the University in the aftermath of her rape by a football player. Who, by contrast, got consoled and assured he didn't need to worry about it. (BuzzFeed)

And on a lighter note in beauty news, this makeup company run by trans women for trans women looks pretty awesome to us. (The Establishment)