1. Military Justice Improvement and Increased Prevention Act

    04 May 2021
    Since 2013, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand D-NY has been working tirelessly to pass the Military Justice Improvement Act (MJIA); legislation that would reform the outdated and ineffectual way the military justice system handles sexual assault cases.  Each time the bill came up for a vote it stalled in the U.S. Senate…

  2. Eton College Photographic Society

    28 Jan 2021
    Mary presents her work on military sexual abuse to the Eton College Photographic Society meeting in the U.K. “The society was started to bring attention to the important role photography plays in bringing attention to certain issues that are buried behind a myriad of factors within our society.”

  3. National Geographic: Best Photojournalism of the Decade

    14 Dec 2020
    We at Mary F. Calvert Photography send a  huge, heartfelt thank you to Whitney Johnson, Director of Visual and Immersive Experiences at National Geographic for including Mary’s work on sexual assault in the U.S. Armed Forces in the October 2020 article about the Best Photojournalism of the Decade. To be…

  4. 2020 Pulitzer Prizes

    20 May 2020
    The winners of the 2020 Pulitzer Prizes were announced May 4 and I am thrilled to announce that my work on male sexual assault survivors in the armed forces has been honored as a nominated finalist in the Feature Photography category. Congratulations to all the winners and finalists!!!

  5. Men tell their stories of rape in the service

    04 Dec 2019
    In September, The New York Times published my project about men who have been sexually assaulted while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces When the NYT expressed interest in publishing this work, I knew the end product would be dignified and elegant. The staff did not let me down. Beth…

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