Sexual Assault

Conservatives Are Obsessed With Debunking the 1-in-5 Rape Statistic. They're Wrong, Too.
A report from the Independent Women's Forum, where facts are stupid things
June 27, 2014

A report from the Independent Women's Forum, where facts are stupid things.

There's a Legal War Over the Definition of Rape
And Tiger Mom's husband has waded right into it
May 06, 2014

A Yale Law professor wades into a decades-long fight over what we mean when we say "rape."

The White House Is Publishing a Map of Schools That Mishandle Sexual Assault
April 29, 2014

The White House has unprecedented guidelines for schools on sexual assault. 

New Campus Sexual Assault Legislation Is Not Enough to Prevent Another Florida State Scandal
April 18, 2014

The front-page New York Times story was horrifyingly familiar. A college student allegedly raped by a sports star. A police department whose investigation was suspiciously perfunctory.

Penn State Is Still Feeling Pretty Good About Hiring Florida State's President
April 16, 2014

The university says it's not reconsidering its presidential pick. 

Patrick Henry College: You Can Trust Us to Fix Our Sexual Assault Problem
April 13, 2014

In the month since The New Republic's investigation of the evangelical college, the school has issued many statements but few concrete details.

The Backlog of 400,000 Unprocessed Rape Kits Is A Disgrace
March 09, 2014

The White House wants to address one of the most deplorable numbers in law enforcement.

Claire McCaskill Defends Her Controversial Stance on Military Sexual Assault
March 06, 2014

Senator Claire McCaskill on the gender politics of squaring off against Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, her days as a sex crimes prosecutor, and why she believes her bill will work.

Sexual Assault at God's Harvard
Patrick Henry College was supposed to be a safe place. For these young women, it wasn't.
February 17, 2014

Patrick Henry College was supposed to be a safe place. For these young women, it wasn't.

The Most Glaring Omission in Obama's State of the Union Address
January 28, 2014

In a State of the Union address with a few glaring omissions, perhaps the most surprising was President Barack Obama’s failure to devote even an aside to the issue of sexual assault in the military.

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