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Sexual Violence Prevention and Healing Library

The Sexual Violence Prevention and Healing Library is located in The Wellness Center on the 3rd floor of the Elliot Center. From the top of the stairs make a right and the bookshelf is in the alcove around the corner. From the elevator, the bookshelf is across the hall, diagonally and to the right.

You can sign out a book in person using the sign out sheet or by contacting Books can be checked out for three weeks at a time.

Books Available:

  • ACE: What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex by Angela Chen (2020)
  • All Bodies Are Good Bodies by Charlotte Barkla (2020)
  • Ask: Building a Culture of Consent by Kitty Stryker (2017)
  • Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture–and What We Can Do about It by Kate Harding (2015)
  • The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America by Sarah Deer (2015)
  • Beyond Survival: Strategies and Stories from the Transformative Justice Movement by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha and Ejeris Dixon (2020)
  • The Body Keeps Score : Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk (2015)
  • Boys and Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent and Navigating the New Masculinity by Peggy Orenstein (2021)
  • Color of Violence: The INCITE! Anthology by INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence (2016)
  • Come as You Are: Revised and Updated: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life by Emily Nagoski (2021)
  • Consent: A Memoir of Unwanted Attention by Donna Freitas (2019)
  • Creative Interventions Toolkit: A Practical Guide to Stop Interpersonal Violence by Creative Interventions (2021)
  • Crip Kinship: The Disability Justice & Art Activism of Sins Invalid by Shayda Kafai (2021)
  • Dear Sister: Letters from Survivors of Sexual Violence by Lisa Factora-Borchers and Aishah Shahidah Simmons (2014)
  • The Edge of Sex: Navigating a Sexually Confusing Culture from the Margins by Lisa Speidel and Micah Jones (2019)
  • Empowered Boundaries: Speaking Truth, Setting Boundaries, and Inspiring Social Change by Cristien Storm (2018)
  • Gaslighting: A Step-by-Step Recovery Guide to Heal from Emotional Abuse and Build Healthy Relationships by Deborah Vinall (2021)
  • Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape by Peggy Orenstein (2017)
  • Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall (2021)
  • Hot and Unbothered: How to Think About, Talk About, and Have the Sex You Really Want by Yana Tallon-Hicks (2022)
  • Intersections of Identity and Sexual Violence on Campus: Centering Minoritized Students’ Experiences by Jessica C. Harris, Chris Linder, and Wagatawe Wanjuki (2017)
  • Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller (2020)
  • Learning Good Consent: On Healthy Relationships and Survivor Support by Cindy Crabb (2016)
  • Love WITH Accountability: Digging up the Roots of Child Sexual Abuse by Aishah Simmons (2019)
  • Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town by Jon Krakauer (2015)
  • No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us by Rachel Louise Snyder (2019)
  • Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture by Roxanne Gay (2018)
  • Notes on a Silencing: A Memoir by Lacy Crawford (2020)
  • Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good by adrienne maree brown (2019)
  • Queering Sexual Violence: Radical Voices from Within the Anti-Violence Movement by Jennifer Patterson (2016)
  • The Sex Myth: The Gap Between Our Fantasies and Reality by Rachel Hills (2015)
  • Sexual Citizens: Sex Power and Assault on Campus by Jennifer S. Hirsch and Shamus Khan (2020)
  • Sexual Justice: Supporting Victims, Ensuring Due Process, and Resisting the Conservative Backlash by Alexandra Brodsky (2021)
  • Sexual Violence on Campus: Power-Conscious Approaches to Awareness, Prevention, and Response (Great Debates in Higher Education) by Chris Linder (2018)
  • Shameless: A Case for Not Feeling Bad About Feeling Good (About Sex) by Nadia Bolz-Weber (2020)
  • Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence–From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror by Judith Herman (2015)
  • The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love by bell hooks (2004)
  • Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement by Tarana Burke (2021)
  • We Believe You: Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault Speak Out Annie E. Clark and Andrea L. Pino (2016)
  • We Too: Essays on Sex Work and Survival Edited by Natalie West with Tina Horn (2021)
  • Written on the Body: Letters from Trans and Non-Binary Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence by Lexie Bean (2018)
  • Yes Means Yes! Visions of Female Sexual Power and A World Without Rape by Jaclyn Friedman and Jessica Valenti (2008)
  • Yes! No! A First Conversation about Consent by Megan Madison and Jessica Ralli (2022)
  • You Know, Sex: Bodies, Gender, Puberty and Other Things by Cory Silverberg and Fiona Smyth (2022)

Book Suggestions:

Do you have a book you would like us to consider adding to our Prevention and Healing Library? Or do you have a book you’d like to donate to our Prevention and Healing Library? If so, please email to let us know!

Contact Sexual Violence Prevention Virtual Resource Center

Jeff Maher
Program Manager for Title IX, Discrimination and Bias
48 Butler Court

Not a confidential resource