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Military Continues To Address Sexual Assault Within The Armed Forces

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  • A former soldier and military sexual assault survivor attended Friday’s U.S. Commission On Civil Rights meeting to address sexual assault in the armed forces. Jen McClendon  said she is “cautiously optimistic” that the military will address widespread internal failures which blame the victims and protect the rapists. Presently, onely eight percent of reported military sexual assaults result in convictions. [Raw Story, NBC News]
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Another Woman Gang Raped On A Bus In India

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A 17yo gang rape victim committed suicide, while another is dying. Read More »
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The father of Indian gang rape victim speaks out. Read More »
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Indian police chief offensively suggested chili powder prevents rape. Read More »

Just weeks after the death of a 23-year-old woman named Jyoti Singh Pandey, who was brutally gang raped on a bus — assaulted with a metal rod which required the removal of her intestines — another woman has been gang raped in India. Police say a 29-year-old woman was gang raped on Friday night by seven men, including a bus driver who drove past her stop, took her to a deserted area, and attacked her. Keep reading »

Extra On “Magic Mike” Set Tried To Put Her Finger In Matthew McConaughey’s Butt

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  • An creepy extra on the set of “Magic Mike” tried to stick her finger in Matthew McConaughey’s butt while filming one of the strip club scenes, director Steven Soderbergh revealed. “While we were shooting Matthew’s script sequence, one very impassioned woman extra pulled his G-string off and tried to stick her finger up his butt,” Soderbergh announced. McConaughey quickly clarified the woman “was trying to put it somewhere,” just not his butt. Hopefully she got tossed off set with a spritz of hand sanitizer. [VH1]
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Greg & Jennifer Agresta, Former Guardians Of Ma’lik Richmond, Accused Steubenville Rapist, Defend Him On “Today”

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The former guardians of Ma’lik Richmond, a teen football player who is facing sexual assault charges for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl at a high school party this summer, came to his defense on “The Today Show” this morning.

In August, members of the Steubenville High School football in Ohio team sexually abused an unconscious drunk girl, carrying her to multiple parties where she was raped and peed upon. The victim was also photographed while being violated and carried around the party and images were posted on Twitter and other social media sites.  Two football players from the team, Richmond and another student, Trenton Mays, were arrested and charged with rape and kidnapping, although many other students were at the party and witnessed the assault. Keep reading »

Her Name Was Jyoti Singh Pandey: Father Of Indian Gang Rape Victim Speaks Out

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Her name was Jyoti Singh Pandey.

She was a 23-year-old medical school graduate. She was physically attacked and gang raped in Delhi, India, while riding on a bus home. Her attackers shoved a metal rod inside her, so badly damaging her insides that her intestines needed to be removed. Doctors in Singapore, where she had been flown for treatment, could not save her from her injuries, and she died on December 28.

Today her father has come forward with her name, Jyoti Singh Pandey.  He does not want his daughter to die an anonymous victim. Keep reading »

Court Overturns Rape Conviction Because 1872 Law Says Unmarried Women Can’t Get Raped

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An 18-year-old woman who was raped by her brother’s friend, who pretended to be the victim’s own boyfriend, has had her rape conviction overturned by a California appeals court because of a 1872 law that says unmarried women are not legally protected from sexual assault by “impostors.”

As the UK’s Independent describes, Julio Morales sexually assaulted the sleeping victim in 2009 after she fell asleep alongside her boyfriend in a bed. The boyfriend then got up out of bed and left the apartment; Morales witnessed him leave. Later on that night, Morales entered the room and began raping the victim (while she was still asleep, as he was convicted of “rape of an unconscious person,” according to USA Today). During the rape, the victim thought Morales was her boyfriend — until light from outside the bedroom door revealed his face. The victim “pushed him away” and “began to cry and yell.” Keep reading »

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