Op-Ed: Stop Rationalizing Gender-Based Violence

A black and white photo of a woman's back with the words "love shouldn't hurt" written on it Sydney Sims/Unsplash

This op-ed from the University of Pittsburgh’s daily student newspaper digs into the racism and culture of blame surrounding gender-based violence.

“It’s clear that elements such as race and economic prosperity have the power to change the severity in which these awful acts of discrimination are perceived and taken seriously, which is why it’s so important that the fight against gender-based violence prioritizes women and nonbinary people of all shapes, sizes and backgrounds.”