Media & Press
See Speak About It in action and learn why and how we do what we do in this great video from Knack Factory.
Executive Director, Shane Diamond, speaks with #MaineLife Media about why progressive consent education for students is a game changer.
Heart of Hospitality, a new coalition co-founded by program coordinator, Oronde Cruger, includes non-profits, police and restaurants, and trains local nightlife to create safer spaces for all.
What do we mean when we say #yesmeansyes? Oronde and Shane have the asnwers. Produced by Lindsay Heald of Knack Factory
Executive Director, Shane Diamond on WCH6's 207, talking about why theater is such a great medium to connect with students about consent.
Speak About It In the News
Swipe About It: Can we reframe dating apps and make Tinder suck a little less? Portland Phoenix, February 2018.
Program in Portland helps restaurant, bar workers identify and confront sexual harassment, Portland Press Herald, January 2018.
A new tactic to teach freshmen about sexual assault: theater, USA Today, September 2017
Shane on Love Maine Radio with Dr. Lisa Belisle, The Maine Magazine, November 7, 2017
Learning Consent Through Theater, WCSH6, November 21, 2017
Are Portland Bars Safe for Everyone?, Portland Phoenix, April 11, 2017
Addressing Sexual Assault and Rape Culture, MPBN, June 28, 2016
Cape Elizabeth students coalesce around preventing sexual violence, The Forecaster, May 25, 2016
Cape students start program to stop sexual assault," WCSH-6, May 23, 2016
'Yes means yes': Changing the way Maine looks at sexual violence, The Forecaster, April 26, 2016
This is what you can do to fight against sexual violence, Bangor Daily News, April 4, 2016
Dating Violence: Peer Education Offers Strong Dose of Prevention, Youth Today, March 4, 2016
Speak About It at Kimball Union Academy, Kimball Union Academy, October 7, 2015
Teaching Boys Healthy Masculinity and Consent, Maine Calling, October 5, 2015
'Speak About It' teaches new students about sex positivity, consent," The Knox Student, September 10, 2015
Let's talk about sex-[ed], baby, Flint Hill School View, March 5, 2015
Taoseña cracks jokes, talks assault prevention, The Taos News, February 13, 2015
Shana Natelson, Show on the Road, Infinite Explorers, October 1, 2014
Addressing Sexual Assault, Maine Public Broadcasting, Maine Calling, September 4, 2014
Penn to Revamp NSO Sexual Violence Training, The Daily Pennsylvanian, May 15, 2014
Speak About It: Making Safe Sex 'Sexier' at the College, The College of William and Mary Greek Life Blog, April 7, 2014
Two Events Continue Campus Conversation About Sexual Assault, The Harvard Crimson, December 5, 2012
Show urges students to 'speak about' sex, The Brown Daily Herald, November 29, 2012
Local sexual assault prevention performance to tour, The Forecaster, August 14, 2012
Shana Natelson: on stage talking frankly about sex, Maine Women Magazine, November 2011
Students Get Real About Sex with 'Speak About It, Bowdoin College website, October 21, 2011
VIDEO: Speak About It Spreads Awareness to Campuses, WCSH 6, September 25, 2011
Students Speak About 'It' in Seminar, Utica College's The Tangerine, September 26, 2011
Recent alumni take Bowdoin lessons to different careers, The Bowdoin Orient, April 1, 2011
Partner, May I? College Program Explores Sexual Consent, Portland Daily Sun, February 15, 2011
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