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Sexual Misconduct

Some Things a Woman Never Forgets

Kathy Radigan | Posted 10.17.2016 | Women
Kathy Radigan

This last week I have been more on edge than I usually feel in my safe suburban world of being a mom to three and a wife to one. I can't turn on the T...

Indiana University Suspends Fraternity For Sexual Misconduct During Hazing

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.08.2015 | College

Oct 8 (Reuters) - A fraternity at Indiana University has been suspended due to a hazing incident apparently caught on video where new male chapter mem...

Preventing Campus Sexual Assault -- The Challenges Ahead

Suzanne B. Goldberg | Posted 09.23.2016 | College
Suzanne B. Goldberg

Considering these factors and our cultural context together, it becomes clear that change will not come easily or quickly. Yet, with thoughtful, specialized outreach, we can and should find ways to reach students during this psychologically and emotionally tumultuous time of their adult lives.

2 More Cosby Accusers Come Forward

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 02.13.2015 | Women

Two more women came forward Thursday to accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault. At a press conference organized by attorney Gloria Allred, two former...

Why We Need Affirmative Consent on College Campuses

Madeline Diamond | Posted 02.10.2015 | College
Madeline Diamond

It is fair to say that virtually all college students are aware of sexual consent from a "no means no" perspective. However, understanding the importance of obtaining definitive consent is necessary, especially within the social cultures of college campuses, many of which revolve around an alcohol-fueled hookup culture.

I Was Lucky

Naomi Rand | Posted 08.11.2014 | Women
Naomi Rand

What were they all thinking? Oh yes, I know, that they owned me, that I was theirs forever and always and they could do whatever the f*ck they wanted to me.

The Boys in the Back Room

Jessica Shattuck | Posted 08.10.2014 | Women
Jessica Shattuck

In the wake of the Santa Barbara killings and the recent revelations about sexual misconduct cases on college campuses, it seems embarrassing that certain anachronistic Ivy League clubs continue to operate under their ancient status quo.

How to Write A University-Wide Email: A Guide for Administrators

Michael Restiano | Posted 06.28.2014 | College
Michael Restiano

Being a part of the upper echelon of higher education administration comes with significant responsibilities, as you know. Chief among them is the occasional need to write emails sent to the entire university community.

Newsflash: College Administrators Have No Clue How to Handle Sexual Violence on Campus

Ken Schneck, PhD | Posted 06.08.2014 | College
Ken Schneck, PhD

Even as the chorus of voices decrying that college campuses have not done enough to both address and prevent sexual violence continues to crescendo, there still somehow is this universal sense that college officials are going out of their way to turn a blind eye to these issues on our campuses.

Student To Pay Teacher Huge Sum After Falsely Labeling Him A 'Perv'

Lydia OConnor | Posted 11.18.2013 | Crime

A California jury found three students and their parents guilty of defamation on Friday after they labeled a former Catholic school teacher a ‘perv....

Andrea Stone

Steven Munoz, GOP Campaign Worker, Accused In Latest Citadel Sexual Misconduct Case | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

A former star cadet at the Citadel who worked for the presidential campaigns of Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney has been identified as the suspect in an...

Sexual Misconduct by Educators: What We Need to Do to Protect Students

Nancy Rappaport | Posted 10.31.2012 | Education
Nancy Rappaport

Even though we do not have precise data on how many teachers and other educators abuse students, the recent Sandusky case at Penn State show that it is urgent for schools to take deliberate, comprehensive steps to safeguard students.

NY Teachers Union Official Accuses Mayor, Campbell Brown Of 'Blood Libel'

Posted 08.07.2012 | Education

The ongoing feud between former CNN host Campbell Brown and the American Federation of Teachers reached a fever pitch on Sunday, when the New York Cit...

Teacher At Elite Prep School Arrested For Alleged Sexual Misconduct

Posted 04.17.2012 | New York

A 30-year old former math teacher surrendered to police and was arrested Monday for allegedly engaging in oral sex with a 16-year old student at River...

'Pervy Teachers' Accused Of Sexual Misconduct With Students Can't Get Fired

Posted 06.06.2012 | Education

Sixteen teachers accused of various forms of sexual misconduct are still teaching in New York City schools, according to a New York Education Departme...

Herman Cain Gives 5th, 6th and 7th Rebuttals to Sexual Harassment Charges

Mark Steinberg | Posted 01.01.2012 | Comedy
Mark Steinberg

Herman Cain, who has given contradictory explanations of his alleged sexual misconduct with two members of the National Restaurant Association, has spoken again to the issue.

Bishop Eddie Long Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit Resolved

AP/Religion News Service | Adelle M. Banks | Posted 07.27.2011 | Religion

WATCH: By ADELLE M. BANKS c. 2011 Religion News Service (RNS) Bishop Eddie Long, an Atlanta-area megachurch pastor, has settled suits out...

Title IX Complaint Against Yale Has a Case

Claire Gordon | Posted 06.01.2011 | College
Claire Gordon

The Title IX Complaint documents the high-profile sexual harassment that has taken place at Yale over the last few years. Without actually punishing the harassers, without calling it sexual harassment, Yale allows this culture to persist.

David Davidar's Writing Vulnerable To Criticism Now That Penguin Fired Him

Indian Express | Leher Kala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The newspapers might have lost interest but Indian blogs and social networking sites are still full of salacious details about publisher-writer David ...

Daniel Brock, Christian School Principal Accused Of Groping Boys, Had Gay Porn On His Computer

CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

MORRISON, Colo. (CBS4) - A former Christian school principal acquitted last month of sex charges would like to "move on," according to his attorney. ...

Hypocrisy in High Places

Ruth Bettelheim, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ruth Bettelheim, Ph.D.

When we repress important needs and desires so severely that we are unable to accept them as a part of ourselves, we give up the possibility of a controlled, thoughtful response to them.