Katie Koestner was the first victim of “date rape,” now termed “known-offender rape,” to appear on the cover of a national news magazine, TIME, on June 3, 1991. Additionally, Katie has been the subject of 500+ articles in newspapers and magazines. She has been interviewed for books on women’s history, sexual misconduct, campus safety, gender issues, parenting, and personal safety. Here are a few highlights.

  1. TLaFay, Laura. “Student’s date rape complaint jolts William and Mary.” The Washington Post. April 7, 1991.
  2. Olen, Helaine and Ostrow, Ronald J. “Date-Rape Gains Attention After Years as Taboo Topic.” Los Angeles Times. April 23, 1991.
  3. TIME Magazine. Cover photograph and cover story, June 3, 1991.
  4. Masters, Brooke A.. “Alleged Date Rape is College’s Topic A.” The Washington Post. April 27, 1992.
  5. Susens, Steven. “Activist recounts date-rape trauma with UT students.” The Daily Beacon. October 16, 1992. 1.3. Print.
  6. Bailis, Karen. “Sexual assault awareness promoted.” Daily Local News. April 22, 1992. Print
  7. Mangan, Jennifer. “Strong Stuff.” Chicago Tribune. January 13, 1993.
  8. Wiley, Lauren. “Women use experiences to empower.” Daily Orange. March 26, 1993. 1. 4. Print.
  9. Kim, Heidi. “Lecture Closes Sexual Violence Awareness Week.” The Colgate Maroon-News. February 10, 1995. 1. Print.
  10. Sutich, Jessica. “Taking back the Night.” Campus Times. March 30, 1995. 8. Print.
  11. Holland, Elizabeth. “There’s No Verdict Yet On Campus Crime.” The New York Times. January 7, 1996.
  12. Baker, Donald P. “Talk on Sexual Violence Stirs Campus.” The Washington Post. April 20, 1996.
  13. Canner, Amy. “Rape victim shares experience.” Indiana Statesman. October 2, 1996. Print.
  14. Kroetcsh, Nicole and Brouillard, Sarah. “Koestner shares story of rape and life with packed auditorium.” The Record. April 17, 1997. 1. 11. Print.
  15. Young, Kelly E. “Rape victim tells story of sexual assault.” Stanford Daily. May 13, 1997. 1.8. Print.
  16. Saulsgiver, Katheryn. “Speaker shares rape story.” The Independent Alligator. January 14, 1998. 18. Print.
  17. Morris, Abby. “Nationally known advocate, Katie Koestner, to speak about sexual assault on campuses.” East Tennessean. February 21, 2000. 1. Print.
  18. Anon. “Fifteen Minutes: An Unsilenced Voice: Katie Koestner on Rape, Reaction and Change.” The Harvard Crimson. April 27, 2000.
  19. Schaefer, Mari. “One who knows tackles date rape.” The Philadelphia Inquirer. December 10, 2013. B5. Print.
  20. MORE Magazine, “The Legacy of Campus Rape and Five Survivors Tell Their Stories,” Essay by Jennifer Baumgardner and Narratives by Virginia Sole-Smith. February 2015 Issue.
  21. BBC Magazine. “How I convinced the world you can be raped by your date.” June 2, 2016.
  22. Sibery, Kate. “Masters Employs ‘Revolutionary’ Sexual Misconduct Policy.” The Tower. November 21, 2019.
  23. The ReMarker. “Sex ed Talking Consent.” April 2021.
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