Posts tagged "title ix"

Appeals Court Declares Negligence In School’s “Rape Bait” Scheme

It’s taken five years, but a girl who was used as “rape bait” by her middle school is a little closer to justice.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 13, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Indian PM Narendra Modi Delivers Incredibly Backhanded Compliment

Narendra Modi tells Bangladeshi PM her stance on terrorism is impressive “despite being a woman,” and in other news, an Austrian scientist has created a prosthetic foot that can feel.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 8, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Watch This Series On The Reality Of Gay Conversion Therapy

VICE has finished up its three-part series on gay conversion therapy. [VICE]
Erskine College in South Carolina has issued a statement that it is officially anti-gay, after two volleyball…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 27, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Rapist List Surfaces At The University Of Chicago

A group of students at the University of Chicago posted what they titled the “Hyde Park List“: a list of students accused of sexual harassment and rape, coded “red” or…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 23, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Clemson’s Title IX Training Program Suspended Over Privacy Concerns

Stories like this drive me crazy: Clemson University was forced to pull a well-intended Title IX training program for their students because it included a survey about student sexual behavior…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 22, 2014 - 5:30 pm

“The Campus Accountability And Safety Act” Announced To Press Schools On Sexual Assault

Today, Democrats, Republicans and sexual assault survivors announced the Campus Accountability and Safety Act, which will increase the financial punishment on schools which violate the gender equality law Title…

Jessica Wakeman | July 30, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Male Student Suspended By Columbia For Alleged Sexual Misconduct Sues School For Title IX Discrimination

In September 2013, a female student at Columbia University filed a complaint against “John Doe,” a sophomore and member of the crew team from Florida, over alleged nonconsensual sex in…

Jessica Wakeman | June 2, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Girls Who Get Sporty With It Lead Better Lives

When I think back to the good ol’ kid years, one of my strongest memories is swim team—the grueling practices, the butterflies in my stomach waiting on the starting block…

Kate Torgovnick/ | February 18, 2010 - 12:50 pm