President Obama Recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness Month

In a first, President Obama has released a presdiential proclamation recognizing April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. While activists and advocates have been promoting April as SAAM for quite a while now, this is the first time that the President of the U.S. has released an official proclamtion (you can read it here).

While this is purely symbolic, symbols are important, so it’s a big step. 

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