Tag: sexual assault

Love & Sex

Girl Talk: Why Being Drunk Is A Feminist Issue

Tamara Vlahovicby:

Last weekend, I stood on the subway platform, thumbing through a magazine and grumbling about how the next train wouldn’t arrive for another 11 minutes. As …

Parenting

The Soapbox: On Steubenville High School & Teaching Boys Not To Rape

Tamara Vlahovicby:

My son turns six next week, and among all the other wishes I have for him, I have a silent hope that won’t be shared at …

HighlightsNewsPeople

War Against Forced Arbitration

The Friskyby:

Arbitration is a form of ADR –alternative dispute resolution. ADR is a process people use when they want to resolve their disputes outside the court. The …

Entertainment

8 Things To Know About The Dominique Strauss-Kahn Sexual Assault Scandal

Wendy Stokesby:

This weekend, police apprehended International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn on an airplane moments before takeoff over accusations that he sexually assaulted a New York City …

Entertainment

5 Things To Know About Military Sexual Assault Hearings

Wendy Stokesby:

Here are five things you should know about the military’s sexual assault problem. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) introduced the proposal to shift the power to decide …

GirlRelationships

Why Being Drunk Is A Feminist Issue

Wendy Stokesby:

Last weekend, I stood on the subway platform, thumbing through a magazine and grumbling about how the next train wouldn’t arrive for another 11 minutes. As …

Entertainment

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

Wendy Stokesby:

The National Rifle Association is creepy all the time. But this new NRA ad telling women to shoot their rapists isn’t just odd — it’s flat …

CelebsEntertainment

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

Wendy Stokesby:

A warrant for comedian and alleged rapist Bill Cosby’s arrest for a felony sexual assault charge was first issued toward the end of December 2015. More than half …

Entertainment

Guy Accused Of Sexual Misconduct At College, So His Mom Pens Victim-Blaming Wall Street Journal Op-Ed

Wendy Stokesby:

The Wall Street Journal is about as publicity stunt-y as The New York Times’ Style section in terms of publishing articles guaranteed to kick up a fuss. But …

Entertainment

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

Wendy Stokesby:

Early last month, the light sentencing of convicted rapist Brock Turner outraged many for the message it sent to victims around the nation that not having “severe impact” on …