Timeline and History When Speak About It was first performed at Bowdoin College in 2009, the students and staff involved realized that it was something truly special. Just five years later, the show has given rise to the incorporation of Speak About It, Inc. and helped to change the conversation about consent and healthy relationships on more than 26 […]

What We Offer


Speak About It is proud to offer a number of services and performances, all of which are able to travel to your institution.   Performances & Facilitations Performances: Speak About It is a performance about consent, boundaries, and healthy relationships geared specifically for a high school or college audience. This program features a custom script […]


The 2013 cast with the JA's at Williams College, all of whom had seen Speak About It as first-years in 2011

Speak About It has affected the lives of thousands of high school and college students across the country each year. But there are still many more conversations to be had about consent education and sexual assault prevention. And we can’t do it without you. Your tax-deductible gift will: Inspire students to change their campus culture […]

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If you’re interested in bringing Speak About It to your institution or you have questions about the process of writing or submitting stories, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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You can also get in touch with us via email at speakaboutitonline@gmail.com, by phone at 575.770.5141, or by snail mail at:

Speak About It, Inc.
PO Box 4408
Portland, ME 04101


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    Today we want to take a moment and give a quick shoutout to all the incredible people who make our work possible. We are so thankful for the allies, friends, and supporters who give their time, donations, and positive energy every day to help make Speak About It’s mission a reality. Thank you all for being […]

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    We couldn’t do our work without all the student leaders that help us speak about it on their campuses. Huge thanks to the juniors and seniors at the Sidwell Friends School for their engagement, participation, and enthusiasm today. We had a blast performing and talking without all! Now it’s up to you to keep the conversation […]

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    Today kicks off Sexual Assault Awareness Month! Stay tuned throughout April for a series of exciting news, updates, and ways to engage with both Speak About It and the wider national conversation about creating safer campuses for all students.

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    During a visit to her hometown of Taos, New Mexico last week, Shana had a chance to stop in and give a presentation to the local PFLAG (Parents and Friends for Lesbian and Gays) chapter, including friends, parents, and other community-members. Below is the article written about her in the local newspaper, the Taos News. […]

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    What #GivingTuesday Means to Us

    If you’re on the interwebs today (you have to be if you’re reading this article, after all), then you’ve heard of Giving Tuesday. It’s the socially-conscious cousin of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, and a nation-wide trend encouraging people to support nonprofits the same way we’ve been showing support for consumerism. We […]

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    Executive Director Shana here, throwing out a special post for Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday: it’s a day that everyone has off from work and school, and it’s dedicated to celebrating in the company of those whom we love, typically surrounded by great food. There’s no religious undertone, no presents are exchanged, […]

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    About a month ago, Shana was interviewed by someone from a website called Infinite Explorers. According to their Purpose section,  “This site is a collection of individual paths; it is a celebration of the human journey. While personal stories may appear disjointed, they do not separate us. They bring us together by illustrating our commonality. […]

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    Show of hands: Who remembers their college orientation? Okay, in my optimistic view, at least a few of you heaved an arm skyward. Let’s try a better question: Who remembers an orientation event, one that actually stuck in your mind on the way out of the auditorium and maybe even helped shape your life at […]

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    Over the last several months, there’s been no shortage of media stories about the prevalence of sexual assault on college campuses. Just this week, the New York Times published an article detailing Hobart and William Smith College’s response to a sexual assault report by a first-year student named Anna. Her story is unfortunately not the first to […]