Taking the fight to the UFC

Maybe because it was the holidays and my baby was sick, they thought I wasn’t paying attention… but I always got my eye on the UFC these days. Ever since the organization decided to turn a blind eye to a rash of incidents of rape jokes and references to sexual violence by its fighters and…

Year in Review: A look back at stories of sexual violence in 2011

**TRIGGER WARNING** 2011 was a year full of intense stories about sexual violence across a wide spectrum. My hope is that some of the discussion and dialogue here on The Siren has been beneficial in shining a light on an ugly problem and, perhaps, offering hope, clarity, or insight for those struggling with this issue…