In 2006, the Online Hotline was created as an extension of the National Sexual Assault Hotline, becoming the first online crisis intervention service in the United States.
At the start, it was only available 2 hours per day, 2 days per week.
HOPE (4673) to be connected with someone over the phone who can help.
News, Film Reviews and Festival Updates from the Irish Film Institute (ie).
The IFI Irish Film Archive collections, however, are not renowned for their scandalous content and unlike many other national film archives we have no home-made or semi-professional erotica lurking in our vaults.
Of our amateur collections the most provocative material we hold is from the collection of Lord Desmond Leslie.
The Online Hotline works like other instant messaging and online chat systems, but with enhanced security measures.
You'll enter a private chat with a trained RAINN support specialist and chat live by typing messages back and forth.
Since 2008 the Online Hotline has been available 24/7 to help those affected by sexual violence.
Even the well-respected Georges Méliès was in on the act, being one of the first filmmakers to present nudity on screen in Après le bal (1897) which he advertised in his film catalogue as being ideal for bachelor parties (Robinson, 1993).
The silent era of film was a time of great experimentation and discovery for viewer and creator alike and the success of these early risqué films encouraged the creation, in parallel with the mainstream movie business, of a lesser known, but almost as prolific industry producing erotic one-reel films for private consumption.
To ensure your safety, RAINN has partnered with the country's top technology and online security companies to build a hotline that is as safe and secure as current technology allows.
There are four key steps we've taken to ensure the highest level of security: As the way we use technology continues to expand, RAINN’s support services are expanding, as well.