Friday, April 13, 2012

News - 4/13/12

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes pumps support of sexual assault
The Gamecock
At the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes parade Thursday night, Benjamin, along with law enforcement and other local residents, donned women's shoes and walked through the Vista. The parade was organized by Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands (STSM) to raise ...
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Aiken men "Walk a Mile in her Shoes"
WRDW-TV
It's all part of an event called "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes". It's the 4th year the Cumbee Center has asked men to take this very public stand against sexual assault and even though the guys were a bit wobbly, their message wasn't.
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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes promotes sexism Shoes promotes sexism
North Wind Online
A particular event to raise awareness was Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. Most commonly hosted by fraternities and organizations around the country, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes entails exactly what one might expect: volunteers (mostly men) walk an actual mile ...
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Men don heels in fight against sexual violence
Aiken Standard
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is an annual event aimed at bringing awareness to Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Passers-by who saw the men, honked and waved. James Forrest of Aiken said men have to step up and be seen in the fight. Diners who enjoyed meals ...
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NNU student nurses invite men to walk a mile in a woman's shoes
KIVI-TV
By Jaclyn Brandt The Northwest Nazarene Student Nurses Association invites male participants to walk a mile wearing high heels for the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event in support of survivors of domestic violence. The walk will begin Saturday morning at ...
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Men in Aiken Wear High Heels to Raise Awareness
WJBF-TV
Aiken's Cumbee Center holds the "Walk a Mile in her Shoes" event to raise awareness about sexual assault. WJBF News Channel 6's Kait Rayner has the story. (more) Aiken's Cumbee Center holds the "Walk a Mile in her Shoes" event to raise awareness about ...
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TWITTER: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
The State
Some of Columbia's most manly men willingly donned high heels and strutted around downtown Thursday for Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, an event to raise money for Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands. Otis Taylor is there to tweet the event.
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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
FOX Toledo Online
by Jennifer Steck, FOX Toledo News reporter They may not be their first choice of footwear but men at the University of Toledo wore high heels for a good cause Wednesday. They swallowed their pride, risked blisters and embarrassment, to give a voice to ...
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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes protests sexual assault in college communities
Student Life
Josh Soller leads MORE's annual demonstration, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, on the Danforth Campus Tuesday. "Rape hurts everyone," read sophomore Josh Soller's sign as he marched through the Danforth Campus in black stiletto heels.
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Walk a mile in her shoes
WLBT-TV
By Bert Case - bio | email There was an unusual sight at the state capitol today; big burly men wearing high heeled shoes. It was part of a demonstration to show sympathy for women who are victims of sexual assault. There they were, marching around the ...
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KARLA PAYNE: Rape affects us all. It's time we make a stand.
San Angelo Standard Times
April 26: Training on sexual assault issues at St. Paul Presbyterian Church from 8 am to 4:30 pm April 28: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. Participants will walk around the Tom Green County Courthouse in victims' shoes to raise awareness for sexual ...
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Wearing Heels For a Cause
WJTV
JACKSON - Dozens of men put their best foot forward for the annual "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes" event. (more) Dozens of men put their best foot forward for the annual "Walk-A-Mile In Her Shoes" event. They came from all across the state to raise ...
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Tribute planned for murdered teen
Van Buren Press Argus-Courier
Part of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the tribute and a "Walk A Mile in Her Shoes" event will be from 8-11:30 am It is intended to honor the memory of Angela Allen as well as educate students and the community about online ...
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Upcoming Events in Aiken County
Aiken Standard
The fourth annual "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" will be held Thursday at 6 pm The walk will begin at the courthouse steps on Park Avenue and Chesterfield Street. For more information, call 649-0480. The next Area 4 council meeting will be held on Thursday ...
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SC prosecutor, sheriffs raise trauma awareness
WJTV
Attorney General Alan Wilson is serving as marshal of the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event on Thursday in Columbia. Wilson and other area notables, including Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott and University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides, ...
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"Macbe" …er, "The Scottish Play" Opens at Drayton Hall
Free Times
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes asks men to walk in high-heeled shoes to rally the community to fight against sexual violence; proceeds raised by the tomcat-walk benefit Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands. It costs $20 to participate in the walk [online ...
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