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Steubenville Rape Case

Steubenville Rapist Returns To School Football Team

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.12.2014 | Crime

One of the Steubenville High School students convicted in a high-profile, March 2013 rape is now back on the football field. Ma'Lik Richmond, 18, ...

Steubenville Football Coach Gets 10 Days In Jail

AP | Posted 06.22.2014 | Crime

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A volunteer football coach whose house was the scene of an underage drinking party that preceded the rape of a girl by two...

Trial Date Set For Coach Accused Of Thwarting Steubenville Rape Investigation

AP | Posted 02.13.2014 | Crime

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A former volunteer coach whose home was allegedly the scene of a drinking party that preceded the rape by two Ohio high sc...

Steubenville Rapist Released From Juvenile Detention

Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

One of the two high school football players convicted of raping of a 16-year-old Steubenville, Ohio, girl in August, 2012 has been released from a juv...

Current, Former Workers At Steubenville To Have Hearing In Rape Case

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A court hearing could provide details of allegations against school workers charged with lying and interfering with invest...

Steubenville Indictments: Beginning of the End of Rape Cover-up Culture?

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 02.02.2014 | Crime
Joanne Bamberger

DeWine was able to seek indictments against adults, mostly school officials, as a result of Ohio's laws about who is legally required to report cases of suspected child abuse, including alleged sexual assault of minors. While many states have been exploring the idea of passing similar laws, few have.

Steubenville 'Is Fixing Things': Attorney General

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 01.26.2014 | Crime

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Long-anticipated charges against adults implicated in the aftermath of a 16-year-old girl's rape offer the community a cha...

School Officials Charged In Steubenville Rape Case

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

Update: 11:15am: Four more people have been indicted in the Steubenville rape case for crimes ranging from obstruction of justice to making false ...

Steubenville Jury To Determine Whether Teachers Failed To Report Rape

AP | Posted 11.18.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An eastern Ohio grand jury plans to reconvene to hear evidence of other laws broken in the rape of a 16-year-old West Virginia...

Employee Faces Tampering With Evidence Charges In Ohio Rape Case

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio — COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The first indictment to emerge from a grand jury investigating whether other laws were broken in an eas...

Steubenville Rape Case Grand Jury Issues Charges Against School Official

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 10.08.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio grand jury investigating whether other laws were broken in connection with the rape of a 16-year-old...

More Charges Coming In Steubenville Rape Case?

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 10.02.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A grand jury investigating whether other laws were broken in the rape of a 16-year-old girl in Ohio last yea...

How Educating High School Athletes Helps Defeat Domestic Violence

Becky Lee | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports
Becky Lee

By teaching young men about the consequences of violence against women and girls, programs such as Men of Code are pertinent and can prevent the normalization of violence and stop incidents at the source.

Does Hate Live Among Us?

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 07.08.2013 | Impact
Stuart Muszynski

If meanness and hate are ingrained, albeit unfortunate parts of human nature, we must create communities that reinforce our other natural tendencies toward kindness and against meanness.

Girls GUILTY Of Threatening High School Rape Victim On Twitter

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 07.02.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An eastern Ohio grand jury has adjourned for three weeks while investigators go back to analyzing evidence and interviewing wit...

The Impact of Sexual Violence on College Students

Kiran Sury | Posted 07.02.2013 | New York
Kiran Sury

Sexual violence on a college campus has a large impact, but mostly in the lives of the students who have to come to be educated in an environment of fear.

Steubenville Coaches, School Admins May Not Have Reported Rape

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 06.30.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A grand jury on Tuesday began investigating whether other laws were broken in the case of a 16-year-old girl a judge determined...

Steubenville Rape Case Moves Forward

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 04.25.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Police officers and investigators on Thursday were searching the high school attended by two football players who raped a 16-year-ol...

Dear Jane Doe

Kim Simon | Posted 05.29.2013 | Parents
Kim Simon

When I wrote "What All Mothers Must Do For Their Sons," it was not the first story that I intended to write for you. It was the second. The first? It was Dear Jane Doe, me too.

NAACP Exec Blames 'Alleged' Steubenville Rape Victim

Posted 03.28.2013 | Crime

A former president of the local Steubenville NAACP seemed to blame the Steubenville rape victim for what happened to her when two members of the high ...

I Don't Care How Big the Market Is, Those Are My Daughters

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 05.27.2013 | Parents
Christine Carter, PhD

Between the cotton candy colors, bright toys and Beiber-fever, it is obvious to me why Victoria's Secret appeals to the bat mitzvah set.

Teens Due In Court For Allegedly Threatening Steubenville Rape Victim Over Twitter

AP | Posted 05.27.2013 | Crime

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Two Ohio teens accused of making online threats against a rape victim have denied the charges and been released on house ar...

Misogyny, Objectification and the Steubenville Rape Case

Kimberly Tan | Posted 05.26.2013 | Teen
Kimberly Tan

Though the media's reaction in the Steubenville rape case was without a doubt horrifying and reprehensible, in the end, it was just a symptom of a far larger problem pervading our culture.

WATCH: In Wake Of Steubenville, This Amateur PSA Is Short, But Nearly Perfect

Posted 03.28.2013 | College

"Hey bros, check who passed out on the couch," the guy in the video begins, staring into the camera, as a seemingly unconscious girl is sprawled out o...

Sexual Assault And Rape Culture Are LGBTQ Issues

Sue Kerr | Posted 05.20.2013 | Gay Voices
Sue Kerr

Members of the LGBTQ community should be on the front lines in the army of allies to survivors. The misogyny that reduces women to sexual toys is the same misogyny that underscores much of the homophobic and transphobic attitudes in our culture.