rape http://wyomingpublicradio.net en UW student targeted with violent, sexual language on anonymous web page; police investigate http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/uw-student-targeted-violent-sexual-language-anonymous-web-page-police-investigate <div _fallwcm="1" class="bdyItmPrt" id="divBdy"><div style="margin:0 0 10pt 0;"><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;">University of Wyoming police are investigating an anonymous message posted to a public Facebook </span></font><font color="#1F497D" size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;">page</span></font><font size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;">. Thu, 25 Apr 2013 23:03:54 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 39847 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Event to raise awareness about sexual assault and rape http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/event-raise-awareness-about-sexual-assault-and-rape <p>Several groups will lead a rally in Laramie this week to combat rape culture. The event called Take Back the Night will incorporate music, dance and poetry to raise awareness about sexual assault and support survivors.</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 23:17:42 +0000 Luke Hammons 39487 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Event to raise awareness about sexual assault and rape Many Wyoming rape victims know their attacker http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/many-wyoming-rape-victims-know-their-attacker <p>April is sexual assault awareness month and Becca Fisher of the Albany County SAFE Project, which assists victims, says many people have misperceptions about rape.</p><p>&ldquo;A lot of us are taught to believe that it&rsquo;s going to be a stranger jumping out from the bushes, or someone on a dark street when we&rsquo;re alone walking at night. And that&rsquo;s not typically how it happens.&rdquo;</p><p>Fisher says in about 90 percent of sexual assault cases, the victim and the perpetrator know each other, sometimes very well.</p> Sat, 21 Apr 2012 00:07:46 +0000 Willow Belden 22888 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Many Wyoming rape victims know their attacker