Your Monument Quilt Story

The Monument Quilt is a truly collective project. After making history by blanketing the National Mall with 3,000 stories from survivors, we want to document our own histories with this project. As we prepare to tell the story of this historic event – the first and largest national monument to survivors of sexual and intimate […]

Walking In My Truth: An Interview with Marissa Alexander

As we are in the middle of Women’s History Month, FORCE is proud to share this interview with Marissa Alexander. Marissa Alexander is a survivor and an advocate, who was arrested and charged with aggravated assault in August of 2010 for firing a single warning shot after being attacked by her then estranged husband. In […]

Victim-Survivors Deserve Better.

Candidates Speak (Or Not) on Standing for Survivors #victim-survivorsdeservebetter As part of the Listening Campaign to Disrupt Rape Culture, FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture asked our candidates for office to respond to a series of questions about ending rape culture, supporting victim-survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence, and how they will address specific intersections between […]

FORCE is seeking a Community Organizer in Baltimore

Who we are: FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture is an art activist collective that works to upset the dominant culture of rape and promote a counter-culture of consent. We believe that a more difficult and honest conversation needs to happen in America to face the realities of sexual violence, and we envision a world where every […]

FORCE is seeking a Monument Quilt Artist in Residence!

FORCE is seeking a Monument Quilt Artist in Residence. We are accepting applications on a rolling basis all year. Who we are: FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture is an art activist collective that works to upset the dominant culture of rape and promote a counter-culture of consent. We believe that a more difficult and honest conversation […]

Seeking Project Manager for Extant Arts Festival

Extant Arts is a daylong survivor-centered and survivor-led arts festival that celebrates the complexity of survivor voices and histories. Extant Arts rejects typecast narratives and empowers individuals to define and express their own experiences. The festival rejoices in how people who have experienced sexual and domestic violence continue to exist, survive and thrive. We are […]

Massive Protest at US/Mexico Border on Trump’s 100th Day

  For the Spanish version visit La Casa Mandarina’s website. On Trump’s 100th day in office, anti-violence advocates are planning a massive demonstration at the US-Mexico border to rally against US immigration policies that create high rates of sexual violence against undocumented immigrants. On April 29th, over 2,000 quilt squares created by survivors of rape […]

The 2017 Monument Quilt West Coast Tour!

Learn more about our massive protest at the US/Mexico border here! On Trump’s 100th day in office, anti-violence advocates are planning a massive demonstration at the US-Mexico border to rally against US immigration policies that create high rates of sexual violence against undocumented immigrants. On April 29th, over 2,000 quilt squares created by survivors of […]