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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

Blog

  • Survivors can be anyone, regardless of gender identity or sexuality.

    When Women Sexually Assault Men

    There’s been a lot of conversation recently, in the news, on college campuses, at coffee shops, about sexual assault in this country, specifically among young adults. Most of these conversations focus on men as perpetrators and women as victims or survivors. And the majority of the time, this is the norm. However, there are absolutely […]

  • Shana and the various casts while on tour. #salt, #pepper, and #cumin, to be specific.

    ED Shana, the Infinite Explorer

    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. […]

  • Luke with fellow cast members in 2013.

    Actors of Speak About It: Luke’s Story

    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 […]

  • Who could say no to faces like these?

    What It Means to Speak About It

    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 […]

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  • Tweet about it and then do something about it.

    Violence, Misogyny, and Twitter

    We’re sure you’ve read about the horrible shooting that happened in California over the weekend. You’ve probably even heard about the undertones of mental health, gun control, and misogyny. You’ve probably followed the hashtags, and maybe you’ve had these conversations with your friends. All of these different underlying issues can, should, and have been discussed […]

  • This game of bingo sucks.

    The White House Report and Missed Marks

    Just because Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month is over doesn’t meant the conversation has stopped! A recent Slate article shines some light for male survivors of sexual assault, and talks specifically about male survivors as being the penetrator. According to this article, almost half of male sexual assault survivors say there were assaulted by […]

  • You can make a difference. Begin by believing.

    Month-long Recap

    Today, we wrap 2014’s National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. We’ve been writing new blog posts, participating in conversations on Twitter, hosting fundraisers, and staging local performances (we’ve also been scouting actors, recruiting new board members, and distributing condoms). But the movement won’t end just because the month is over. The White House is […]