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Congress passes the Survivors’ Bill of Rights Act to preserve rape kits in federal cases

Every now and then, Congress actually does something useful.

Lauren Holter | September 8, 2016 - 12:14 pm

Brock Turner’s release from jail inspired a photo series boldly speaking out against sexual assault

Called “It Happens,” the series was created for sexual assault awareness organization Current Solutions and features staged portrayals of sexual assault with captions such as “It happens suddenly” and “It happens unwillingly.”

Kelly Kanayama | September 6, 2016 - 6:01 pm

Gabrielle Union’s moving op-ed about Nate Parker and sexual assault is worth a read

The Birth of a Nation co-star and actress Gabrielle Union penned an op-ed about sexual assault and how the news of Parker’s past sexual assault allegations have profoundly impacted her relationship

Bronwyn Isaac | September 2, 2016 - 4:23 pm

Student accused of sexual assault is suing university for “anti-male bias” because sure, that’s a thing

A student at The University of Chicago is currently in the process of suing the university for “anti-male bias” after being investigated twice for sexual assault.

Bronwyn Isaac | September 2, 2016 - 12:17 pm

California Legislators Reform Sexual Assault Sentencing Law Just Before Brock Turner Gets Out Of Jail

If signed, it will close a current loophole in the system that allows people convicted of penetrating an unconscious person to get by with only probation.

Lauren Holter | August 30, 2016 - 7:09 pm

The St. Paul’s School Survivor Speaks Out To Help Ensure Other Girls Have The Right To Their Bodies

“It’s been two years now since the whole ordeal, and I feel ready to stand up and own what happened to me,” Chessy Prout told the Today show.

Lauren Holter | August 30, 2016 - 10:14 am

Nate Parker’s Comments About Consent Show How Addictive Male Privilege Can Be

Parker was supposed to be a star this year for Birth of a Nation, a drama about slavery in America. But, the media discovered that when he was 19 years old,

Karen Fratti | August 29, 2016 - 11:35 am

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.

Lauren Holter | August 25, 2016 - 1:07 pm

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.

Lauren Holter | August 24, 2016 - 10:47 am

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

Lauren Holter | August 23, 2016 - 2:04 pm

Recent Murders Of Female Joggers Highlight How Unsafe Women Are Everywhere

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

Karen Fratti | August 12, 2016 - 3:12 pm

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

Like officers trash talking victims.

Karen Fratti | August 11, 2016 - 11:40 am
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