sexual assault

The University Of Kentucky Is Suing Its Student Newspaper To Protect A Professor Accused Of Sexual Assault

Former University of Kentucky associate professor of entomology James Harwood was accused of sexual assault and harassment by two students in December. More »


Stanford Bans Hard Alcohol At Parties, Avoiding The Real Causes Of Sexual Assault

Just after the announcement, a page titled “Female Bodies and Alcohol” appeared on the school’s website that explains in detail how women are more affected by drinking than men. More »


Tracking Software Could Solve America’s Massive Rape Kit Backlog — So Why Aren’t We Using It?

Paying for all rape kits to be processed — and paying for a tracking software to make sure they are — comes down to whether or not states take sexual assault seriously. More »


Recent Murders Of Female Joggers Highlight How Unsafe Women Are Everywhere

We can’t even work out without fearing for our lives. More »


The DOJ Found Major Problems With Baltimore’s Sexual Assault Investigations

Like officers trash talking victims. More »


Colorado’s Vague Sexual Assault Sentencing Laws Led To A College Rapist Avoiding Jail

The 22-year-old former University of Colorado student pretended to be helping a drunk woman get home safely from a party in 2014 when he raped her. More »


Two Olympic Boxers Are Sitting In Rio Jails For Allegedly Sexually Assaulting Housekeepers

Perhaps athletes should attend a How to Not Sexually Assault Women at the Olympics class before traveling across the world for the games. More »


A Father And Son Sexually Assaulted A Woman Together, Giving A Disgusting New Meaning To “Family Time”

Whatever happended to camping trips? More »


Brock Turner’s Lawyers Asked Victim-Blaming Questions Of The Survivor, A Newly Released Transcript Reveals

Turner’s attorney was too fascinated by the victim’s partying habits to ask about anything even remotely relevant, like, for instance, how the defendant assaulted her. More »


Colorado’s Rape Kit Legislation Has Already Resulted In New Leads And Convictions

From marijuana to handling sexual assault, Colorado seems to be leading the way on just about every issue. More »


The NRA’s Latest Ad Ignores All Statistics On Women, Rape, And Guns

It’s a very disturbing ad for a few reasons. More »


A High School Student’s Punishment For Committing Sexual Assault Was To Bake His Victim Bread Once A Week

Another day, another campus sexual assault handled terribly. More »


How Sexual Abuse Victims In India Are Using Snapchat To Protect Their Identities

Add one “pro” to the very evenly-matched list of social media pros and cons. More »


Bill Cosby Will Stand Trial For Sexual Assault After Years Of Evading Allegations

A refreshing, much-needed reminder that some judges do, actually, take cases of sexual assault seriously. More »


Obama And Biden Won’t Visit Colleges That Don’t Address Sexual Assault. Here Are 5 Schools They Might Boycott.

It’s a bold move, but not a surprising one: the Obama administration has long made addressing campus sexual assault a priority. More »


This Photo Series Brings Rape Culture To Life In Response To The Stanford Rape Case

The photos are a direct response to the victim-blaming rhetoric of Brock Turner and his father. More »


New, Disgusting Evidence The Stanford Rape Trial Had A Lot To Do With Race

There’s a conversation to be had about race and the way we look at rape. More »


Rape Allegations Against Donald Trump Unfortunately Won’t Take Away From His Freedom Or Presidential Bid

Trump is a known sexist and is successful in spite of that, if not because of it. More »


You Need To Read This Letter From The Stanford Rape Survivor’s Sister

My message to Brock Turner is that the damage you inflicted is irreversible.” More »


A Dutch Woman Was Convicted For “Illicit Sex” In Abu Dhabi After Reporting Rape

Rape victims are pressured to report their experiences to be believed, only to face victim-blaming, stigma, and, in Abu Dhabi, harsh legal consequences. More »


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