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Shirley Manson Reveals She Was Sexually Assaulted At Age 13

The Huffington Post | Hayley Cuccinello | Posted 05.27.2016 | Entertainment

For the first time, Shirley Manson, the frontwoman of alt-rock band Garbage, opened up to Billboard about a childhood trauma and self-esteem issues. T...

'Til It Happens to You'

Joseph LoGiudice | Posted 03.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Joseph LoGiudice

It's been two weeks since the Oscars aired on television and not one article has surfaced on the inclusion of men in Lady Gaga's performance of "Til It Happens To You." This is disappointing to me.

Germans Shaken By Mass Attacks On Women In Cologne At New Year

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.06.2016 | World

BERLIN, Jan 5 (Reuters) - About 90 women have reported being robbed, threatened or sexually molested at New Year celebrations outside Cologne's cathed...

Physicians: Stand Tall Against Sexual Assault

Dr. Rani G. Whitfield | Posted 09.18.2016 | Crime
Dr. Rani G. Whitfield

Sexual assault is a tragedy with the potential for long-term medical, psychological, and emotional consequences. Victims of sexual assault who feel that their physician and staff are genuinely concerned and kind are far more likely to return for follow-up visits, seek counseling as well as treatment.

Joe Biden, Loretta Lynch Pledge Millions To Resolve Rape Kit Backlog

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.10.2015 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced on Thursday a major grant contribution to drastically reduce -- if not eliminate...

Bestselling Indie Author Rachel Thompson Talks About Writing to Heal

Loren Kleinman | Posted 06.26.2016 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Rachel Thompson is the author of newly released Broken Places (2015 Honorable Mention Winner, San Francisco Book Festival) and the multi award-winning Broken Pieces, as well as two additional humor books, A Walk In The Snark and Mancode: Exposed.

Crime Stats for Illinois's public Universities

Reboot Illinois | Posted 12.29.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

College campuses are meant to be places safe for learning and discussion. Most Illinois public universities are typically very safe for their students, but violent crimes still take place. Women are especially at risk.

Lena Dunham Opens Up About Being A Rape Survivor

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 10.02.2014 | College

"Girls" creator Lena Dunham writes in her new memoir that she was raped as a 19-year-old college student. Over the course of two chapters, she explain...

Emily Thomas

The U.S. Rape Crisis You Didn't Even Know About | Emily Thomas | Posted 11.21.2013 | Crime

Rape has been widely underreported in America, according to a new panel study by the National Research Council. After comparing several official me...

Victims Syndrome: The Silencing of Lambs

Desiree Michael | Posted 10.21.2013 | College
Desiree Michael

Date rape and sexual assault are alive and well. Unfortunately, rather than improving the statistics for decreasing these conditions, as a society we are nurturing their growth.

Is There Such a Thing as a 'Credible' Rape Victim?

Keli Goff | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics
Keli Goff

Is there any woman on the planet whose word, reputation and behavior is considered beyond reproach enough that she can accuse someone in power of assaulting her and have a real shot at being taken seriously?

Judge To Prosecution: It's Too Late For New Evidence

The Daily Camera | Posted 06.28.2011 | Denver

UPDATE 2:20 p.m.: Former Broomfield High teacher and coach Travis Masse denied on the stand this afternoon ever having gone to the eighth floor of the...

Did the Economist Do Sex Crime Victims Justice?

Robin Sax | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robin Sax

If anything should be explored about the state of the law relating to sex offenders, it's the huge issue of a lack of prosecution--not too much of it, as the Economist asserts.

Women We Need: Towards a More Female-centred Foreign Policy

Margot Wallström | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Margot Wallström

We may have accepted in principle that politics should include both women and men, but this has not been adequately applied to foreign and security policy.

Rachel Nickell: Britain's Most Notorious Unsolved Murder Case Finally Closes

The Independent | Mark Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

After 16 years, Britain's most notorious unsolved murder case was finally closed yesterday when Robert Napper, a paranoid schizophrenic with a history...

One Man's Fight Against Rape

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Craig and Marc Kielburger

The rape Rebombo committed was accepted among the boys in the community. He was applauded, even given a pat on the back. Now he hopes that other men will learn from his mistakes.

To Hell And Back Again

Angela Peacock | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Angela Peacock

I was an 18-year old, fresh out of high school, with an M16 and camouflage paint smeared on my face. No one told me that eleven years later, I'd be tired, very broken, isolated, and damaged goods.