Battling Against Demeaning & Abusive Selfie Sharing

Founded in August of 2017, BADASS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support to victims of revenge porn/image abuse, and eradicating the practice through education, advocacy, and legislation. Our goal is to arm victims with the tools they need to become their own advocates for justice, and provide the resources they need to regain control of their images, empower themselves, and get justice.

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Dear Law Enforcement

Dear Law Enforcement, We need to talk about investigating Nonconsensual Image Abuse (NCIA), and Revenge Porn.  You must take this more seriously. That’s not to say there aren’t some agencies or even some productive members of your teams that do investigate, but as a whole, you’re not putting enough effort into these cases.  You need to allocate resources to …

The Science of Victim-Blaming

I started close to home- I have several relatives, who- while they support my work and the BADASS movement- also feel that the victim is partially to blame for their trauma. I started asking them what made them think that way- and after some conversations that started REALLY AWKWARDLY, I think I found some answers. I’ve narrowed my theories behind victim blaming down to three,

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If you are a victim of image abuse or online sexual assault, you are not alone. BADASS can help you.

In order to maintain privacy, you must reach out in order to be added to our private group for victims and allies.

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If you are experiencing an emergency please call 911

Press

MASHABLE: How women across the globe are fighting back against revenge porn

THE VINDICATOR: Governor Signs Revenge Porn Bill Supported By Valley Woman

TOLEDO BLADE: Kasich signs law to stop ‘revenge porn’

VINDICATOR: BADASS marks first year of helping victims of image abuse

'The Badass Army Is Ready to Do Battle For Revenge Porn Victims' by Jocelyn Silver (4/28/18) PAPER MAGAZINE: ‘The Badass Army Is Ready to Do Battle For Revenge Porn Victims’ by Jocelyn Silver (4/27/18)
MEET BADASS, THE GRASSROOTS ACTIVISTS HITTING REVENGE PORN WHERE IT LIVES by Emma Grey Ellis WIRED: ‘MEET BADASS, THE GRASSROOTS ACTIVISTS HITTING REVENGE PORN WHERE IT LIVES’ by Emma Grey Ellis
Dutch Police Pull the Plug on Revenge Porn Site Anon-IB PC Magazine “Dutch Police Pull the Plug on Revenge Porn Site Anon-IB” by Michael Kan (4/26/2018)
Police Have Seized Revenge Porn Site Anon-IB Police Have Seized Revenge Porn Site Anon-IB by Matthew Gault and Joseph Cox (3/26/18)
NRK TV (4/26/18)
The Sun: Our nudes were shared on a revenge porn website where creeps we knew swapped our photos... and it could happen to anyone by George Harrison (4/10/2018) The Sun: Our nudes were shared on a revenge porn website where creeps we knew swapped our photos… and it could happen to anyone by George Harrison (4/10/2018)
 VICE Motherboard: Which Tech Giant Will Build a Revenge Porn Database? by  Joseph Cox (4/3/2018) VICE Motherboard: Which Tech Giant Will Build a Revenge Porn Database? by  Joseph Cox (4/3/2018)
The Vindicator: Beaver cops' arrest of 3 vindication for anti-revenge porn group by Jordyn Grzelewski (3/29/2018) The Vindicator: Beaver cops’ arrest of 3 vindication for anti-revenge porn group by Jordyn Grzelewski (3/29/2018)
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/59k7qx/revenge-porn-what-to-do-badass-army-anon-ib VICE Motherboard: The ‘Badass Army’ is Training Revenge Porn Victims to Fight Back by Joseph Cox  (3/14/2018)
VICE Motherboard: Revenge Porn Moves to Slack by Joseph Cox (3/8/2018) VICE Motherboard: Revenge Porn Moves to Slack by Joseph Cox (3/8/2018)
Seventeen: Revenge Porn Almost Took My Life: Here's How I Got it Back by Leah Juliett as told to Alison Coporimo (3/6/2018) Seventeen: Revenge Porn Almost Took My Life: Here’s How I Got it Back by Leah Juliett as told to Alison Coporimo (3/6/2018)
Newsweek: 'BADASS': The Revenge Porn Victim Fighting For Justice  by Kashmira Gander (2/28/2018) Newsweek: ‘BADASS’: The Revenge Porn Victim Fighting For Justice  by Kashmira Gander (2/28/2018)
Slutty Girl Problems: The Grassroots Movement Looking to End Revenge Porn by Robin Swallows (2/22/2018) Slutty Girl Problems: The Grassroots Movement Looking to End Revenge Porn by Robin Swallows (2/22/2018)