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Steubenville Rape Trial

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...

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...

Shaping Stories of Violence: Power of the Online Bystander

Hollaback | Posted 07.24.2013 | Impact

The way we talk about violence shapes the way we think about it. Today, many of these discussions take place through our keyboards online.

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 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...

Reaping What They've Sown

Jennifer Rowe Walters | Posted 05.27.2013 | Parents
Jennifer Rowe Walters

When you get right down to it, it is pretty heartbreaking to think that we have to teach our sons not to rape and that we have to explain to them that women are their equal and are worthy of their respect -- regardless of whether those women are drunk, sober, or something in between.

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.

Lassie Reports a Rape

Erin Gibson | Posted 05.20.2013 | Comedy
Erin Gibson

I never associated rape with sports. But as an adult and "not a sports" fan, rape is all I associate with sports. Well, and I guess now Beyonce, 'cause of that blow-it-out SuperBowl performance.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Steubenville

Nathan Blansett | Posted 05.19.2013 | Teen
Nathan Blansett

When we boldly deny the term "rape culture," we are allowing for sexual violence to become normalized. Question: Is this really the point at which our society has arrived at? Answer: It has, and it's repulsive.

Until CNN Apologizes to the Steubenville Rape Victim, Change the Channel

Mary Jo Kilroy | Posted 05.19.2013 | Media
Mary Jo Kilroy

Crowley, Harlow and Callan need to think about the young victim and the physical, mental, and emotional trauma she has been through. They need to question the place of football in our society. They need to stop blaming the victim.

Teens Charged With Making Online Threats Against Ohio Rape Victim

Reuters | Drew Singer | Posted 05.18.2013 | Crime

March 18 (Reuters) - Two teenage girls were arrested in Ohio on Monday and accused of using social media to threaten the young victim in a high-prof...

5 Questions After The Steubenville Rape Case

Christian Piatt | Posted 05.18.2013 | Religion
Christian Piatt

As the father of both a boy and a girl, I was particularly angered and disturbed by this story. The very fact that such things happen in a supposedly civil society is a stark reminder that we have only a tenuous hold on the well-being of our kids once they leave our sight.

An American Tragedy in Steubenville

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.17.2013 | Crime
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

The idea that two high school football stars would think it acceptable to post pictures of a nude 16-year-old to their friends on social media shows how they thought the normal rules did not apply them.

Ohio Rape Trial Verdict Announced

Posted 03.17.2013 | Crime

A judge announced on Sunday that the defendants in the Steubenville rape trial were found guilty. Trent Mays and Ma'lik Richmond had been accused ...

Verdict To Be Handed Down In Ohio Rape Trial

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2013 | Crime

By Drew Singer STEUBENVILLE, Ohio, March 17 (Reuters) - A judge was set to render his verdict on Sunday in the rape trial of two Ohio high school f...

Teen In Steubenville Rape Case: 'I Could Not Remember Anything'

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 05.16.2013 | Crime

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio -- A teenage girl who says she was raped by two Ohio high school football players testified Saturday that she could not recall what...

Ohio Rape Trial Prosecutors To Call Key Eyewitnesses

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 05.15.2013 | Crime

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- A judge granted three teenagers immunity from prosecution Friday before they agreed to testify about the alleged sexual ass...

Girl Was Too Drunk To Consent, Players 'Treated Her Like A Toy': Prosecutor | Posted 05.14.2013 | Crime

Contradictory to the position of the defense attorney's for the football player's charged with raping a 16-year-old West Virginia girl, prosecutors in...

Players' Lawyers Say Girl Was Intoxicated But In Control

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 05.14.2013 | Crime

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Text messages introduced Thursday in the rape trial of two high school football players provided differing accounts of what...

Ohio 'Rape' Teens: The Photo Was A Joke

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 05.13.2013 | Crime

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — A "substantially impaired" 16-year-old girl was unable to consent to sex and suffered humiliation and degradation when she ...

Lawyers Want To Dismiss Ohio Rape Case

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 05.11.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Attorneys for a high school football player facing rape accusations in Ohio are asking a judge to dismiss the case against him ...

Steubenville Rape Case: Ohio Judge Won't Move Football Players' Trial

AP | Posted 04.01.2013 | Crime

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — The upcoming trial of two high school football players charged with raping a 16-year-old girl will be held in the eastern O...

'Harmful' Evidence In Ohio Rape Trial May Be Closed To The Public

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 03.27.2013 | Crime

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — A battle over closing the trial of two Ohio high school football players charged with raping a 16-year-old girl appeared to...