Can I Help?
Alert: computer use can be monitored and is impossible to completely
clear. If you are in danger, please use a safer computer, call your local
hotline , and/or call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE.
If you are at a safer computer, click
here to read more.
About Sexual Violence
Bergen, Raquel Kennedy. Wife Rape. Understanding the Response of Survivors
and Service Providers. Sage Publications, 1996.
Bass, Ellen and Louise Thorton, eds. I Never Told Anyone: Writings
by Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Harper and Row, 1991.
hooks, bell. Sisters of the Yam: Black Women in Self Recovery.
South End Press, 1993.
Raine, Nancy Venable. After Silence: Rape and My Journey Back.
Three Rivers Press, 1998.
Renzetti, Claire M. Violent Betrayal: Partner Abuse in Lesbian Relationships.
Russell, Diana. Rape in Marriage. Indiana University Press, 1990.
Warshaw, Robin. I Never Called It Rape: The Ms. Report on Recognizing,
Fighting and Surviving Date and Acquaintance Rape. Harper and Row,
1994 (reprinted edition).
Davis, Laura and Bass, Ellen. The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women
Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. Harper and Collins, 1994.
Lew, Mike. Victims No Longer: Recovering from Incest and Other Child
Sexual Abuse. Harper and Row, 1990.
Allison, Dorthy. Bastard out of Carolina. Dutton, 1992 (fiction).
Angelou, Maya. I Know Why the Cage Bird Sings. Bantam, 1983 (memoir).
Hurston, Zora Neal. Their Eyes Were Watching God. Harper and
Row, 1937. (fiction)
Davis, Laura. Allies in Healing: When the Person You Love Was Sexually
Abused as a Child. Harper Collins, 1991.
Graber, Ken, M.A. Ghosts in the Bedroom: A Guide for Partners of Incest
Survivors. Health Communications, Inc., 1991.
Levy, Barrie. In Love and In Danger: A teen’s guide to breaking
free of abusive relationships. Seal Press, 1993.
Herman, Judith. Trauma and Recovery. Basic Books, 1997.
Bevacqua, Maria. Rape on the Public Agenda: Feminism and the Politics
of Sexual Assault. Northeastern University Press, 2000.
Parrot, Andrea and Bohmer, Carol. Sexual Assault on Campus: The Problem
and the Solution. Lexington Books, New York, 1993..