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Rape and the Intoxicated Victim

Rape and the Intoxicated Victim

03.19.2014
I believe this form of victim-blaming, in which intoxicated individuals are deemed responsible for what happens to them, enables sexual...
Steubenville Rapist Released From Juvenile Detention

Steubenville Rapist Released From Juvenile Detention

01. 6.2014
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...
2013's Top Ten Crime Stories

2013's Top Ten Crime Stories

David Lohr  12.29.2013
Crime stories dominated the headlines in 2013 like no year in recent history. In the past 12 months we've seen the Boston Marathon bombing,...

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

12. 3.2013
DeWine was able to seek indictments against adults, mostly school officials, as a result of Ohio's laws about who is legally required to...

Steubenville Rape Scandal: Enablers Have Consequences

11.25.2013
It is a teaching moment that school officials covering up Steubenville rapes were indicted on the International Day to Eliminate Violence...
School Officials Charged In Steubenville Rape Case

School Officials Charged In Steubenville Rape Case

11.25.2013
Update: 11:15am: Four more people have been indicted in the Steubenville rape case for crimes ranging from obstruction of justice to...
Steubenville Jury To Determine Whether Teachers Failed To Report Rape

Steubenville Jury To Determine Whether Teachers Failed To Report Rape

11.18.2013
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...
'Social Media Is Destroying Our Lives'

'Social Media Is Destroying Our Lives'

Sasha Belenky  10. 4.2013
1. 'Social Media Is Destroying Our Lives' Nancy Jo Sales, who wrote the Vanity Fair article that became the major motion picture "The...
6 Things You Should Know When You're Talking About Rape, Black Women And Dancing

6 Things You Should Know When You're Talking About Rape, Black Women And Dancing

09. 5.2013
"The first thing you should know about the so-called Steubenville Rape is that this was not a rape involving intercourse." The first thing...
Steubenville Hacker Says Amazon Fired Him Because He's Part Of Anonymous

Steubenville Hacker Says Amazon Fired Him Because He's Part Of Anonymous

Timothy Stenovec  08.23.2013
The man who claimed responsibility for the leaks that drew national attention to the Steubenville rape case now says Amazon.com recently...
Don't Believe All Men Are the Enemy

Don't Believe All Men Are the Enemy

08.21.2013
News headlines and social media would have us believe that misogyny is the rule, rather than the exception.

The New Normal

08. 9.2013
They say "truth is stranger than fiction" and we certainly have some incredible examples as of late, so much so that it makes you wonder...

"If He Really Stalked Her, Why Isn't She Crying?"

08. 3.2013
At a meeting in chambers with the judge and defense counsel, we discussed scheduling for the afternoon. The judge then looked at me and...
Social Media's 'Horrific Catch-22,' The Best Night Of The Week, And More Must-Reads

Social Media's 'Horrific Catch-22,' The Best Night Of The Week, And More Must-Reads

Sasha Belenky  08. 2.2013
1. The Internet As An Arm Of Justice Through the Internet, especially social media, people around the world have the power to share...