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Reporting Rape

#FreedomForKesha Is an Important Stand Against Rape Culture

Sean O'Toole | Posted 09.25.2016 | Women
Sean O'Toole

This week it was announced that singer-songwriter, Kesha Rose Sebert has sought an injunction against Dr Luke (Lucasz Gottwald) and Sony Music, in an effort to speed up a suit she had brought against Gottwald in October 2014 for sexual assault, battery, sexual harassment, gender violence, emotional abuse and the violation of California business practices.

Why I Didn't Report Being Raped in College

Katie Rose Guest Pryal | Posted 07.29.2016 | College
Katie Rose Guest Pryal

I never reported my rape to the police -- even though, even now, I could. North Carolina, the state where I live, where he raped me, has no statute of limitations for felonies. No statute of limitations. What he did will always be a crime. In my eyes, and in the eyes of the law. Right? Sort of. That's the problem.

I Was Raped

Jacqui Zadik | Posted 05.20.2015 | Women
Jacqui Zadik

I never had any intention of telling anyone what happened. But as I get older and see my kids growing up, I fear for what I may be teaching them with my silence.

For Victims Of Sexual Assault, There's Little Incentive To Come Forward -- Besides 'Justice'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 12.15.2014 | Women

Given the emotional turmoil and shame attached to rape, it's hard enough for women to come forward once they've been sexually assaulted. Add in the al...

Tyler Kingkade

It Really Matters When College Officials Say Terrible Things About Rape. Here's Why. | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.20.2014 | College

When Tom Hogan, the district attorney for Chester County in Pennsylvania, heard about a local college president's remarks in September about campus ra...

When Someone You Love Is Raped

Literally, Darling | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

Nothing can prepare you for the news that your loved one has been raped. For the stomach-dropping horror of it. For the shockwaves that will resonate throughout the inner circle of people who know. For your loved one. For your family. For your friends. For your loved one's future. For her body. For her soul.

Why We Cannot Be Part of the 54 Percent of Women Who Do Not Report Sexual Assault

Lisa Solod | Posted 06.23.2013 | Crime
Lisa Solod

Rape has always been about power, not about sex, despite the myriad misunderstandings about the crime itself and the shaming of the victims. So I say we give up our privacy in the fight for justice, for education: in the quest to take back some of the power we have lost by being attacked.