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Rebecca Klein

Feds Investigating K-12 School Districts For Mishandling Sexual Assault

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

While colleges around the country are facing heightened federal scrutiny about their handling of sexual assault cases, a number of K-12 school distric...

Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against Northwestern Over Professor's Alleged Sex Assault

The Daily Northwestern | Posted 11.14.2014 | College

A federal judge dismissed Thursday a Medill senior’s Title IX lawsuit against Northwestern, ruling the University is not liable because it “took t...

The Hook-Up Culture and Alcohol: Recent Grads Share Their Wisdom with Freshmen Girls

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 01.03.2015 | College
Kathleen Buckstaff

This fall I interviewed women who recently graduated from Arizona State, Cal, Dartmouth, Stanford, Tufts, UCLA and UC Santa Barbara. Each woman offered practical wisdom and heartfelt advice.

Beyond Sexual Assault

Dr. Ludy Green | Posted 12.22.2014 | Impact
Dr. Ludy Green

As the country begins to give greater attention to the problem of sexual assault, it is my hope that we will also validate the experiences of young women who have suffered from other forms of abuse.

Sexual Assault Will Not Be Solved by Public Relations

Sofie Karasek | Posted 12.15.2014 | College
Sofie Karasek

After survivors filed federal Title IX and Clery Act complaints against UC Berkeley for sweeping cases under the rug to the U.S. DOE, spearheaded state and federal legislation and created a national dialogue about campus sexual assault, how does UC Berkeley respond? By hiring a few people, making a website and creating posters.

Tyler Kingkade

85 Colleges Are Now Under Federal Investigation For Sexual Assault Cases

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.15.2014 | College

Eighty-five higher education institutions are now under investigation due to concerns with how the schools handle sexual violence on campus, the U.S. ...

Bullies, Thieves and Boundaries: A Letter To My Daughter

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 12.13.2014 | Parents
Kathleen Buckstaff

I want you to always remember the girl with braces and braids who stood up for herself. You are worth protecting.

What We Can Learn From Survivors of Sexual Assault

Donna Hakimian | Posted 12.10.2014 | Women
Donna Hakimian

No one is immune from the harm that inequity causes, but the good news is that as our societies become more just, everyone benefits.

Wait for It...

Jan Millsapps, Ph.D. | Posted 11.26.2014 | Science
Jan Millsapps, Ph.D.

We needed this break between Apollo program and current missions to send humans to Mars, for three big reasons.

Survey Asking About Students' Sex Lives Is Suspended

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 09.18.2014 | College

Clemson University suspended a controversial online Title IX training program after students complained the survey wanted to know too much about their...

IX Reasons STEM Needs Title IX: Lessons From Center Court

Janine Ingram | Posted 09.16.2014 | Impact
Janine Ingram

In the same way Title IX completely changed the landscape for girls in sports -- it's time for a full-court press on Girls in STEM -- science, technology, engineering and math. Past myths and stereotypes surrounding girls' participation in sports are still applied to STEM today.

Tyler Kingkade

U.S. Ends Ohio State Gender Bias Review Without A Conclusion

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.18.2014 | College

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights announced Thursday it was ending a four-year review of Ohio State University's handling of ...

Back-to-School Not Welcoming to All LGBTQ-Students in Massachusetts

Irene Monroe | Posted 11.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

It's back-to-school season for most and stepping back into the scene isn't easy for a lot of students -- especially LGBTQ students.

Tyler Kingkade

University Considered Community Service Too 'Punitive' For Rape Punishment

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.05.2014 | College

On the night of Oct. 18, 2013, a few blocks from the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence, Kansas, underage students put back vodka shots at a "Sta...

College Presidents Must Lead On Sexual Assault

Patricia McGuire | Posted 11.01.2014 | College
Patricia McGuire

Haven't we fought for several centuries to overcome such disempowering stereotypes about the inherent fragility of women in college?

College Administrators Need Refresher Course in Due Process Under the Law

Andrew T. Miltenberg | Posted 10.28.2014 | College
Andrew T. Miltenberg

It has been said that Justice is a process, not a result. In the current climate in which over 70 colleges and universities are under federal investigation, the concept of due process cannot become a victim to a frenzied rush to judgment.

Faculty Against Rape (FAR) Stands With Survivors, Against Retaliation

Nina Flores | Posted 10.26.2014 | College
Nina Flores

Attention: College students, parents, faculty, staff, and administrators. Did you know that sexual assaults are more likely to occur during the beginning of the fall term than any other time of the year?

Why Colleges and Universities Should Be Worried About Campus Sexual Assault Investigations

Shanlon Wu | Posted 10.25.2014 | College
Shanlon Wu

The storm of criticism, investigations and lawsuits arising from the campus sexual assault crisis suggests that this is a critical opportunity for colleges and universities to self-examine the weaknesses in the existing systems of prevention and investigation of sexual assaults.

Sport and Society for Arete -- Little League World Series

Richard Crepeau | Posted 10.25.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

Two questions appeared in almost every discussion of the new Baseball Commissioner. Can baseball reconnected with the youth of America? Can baseball attract African American players to the game?

The Failure of College Sport as an Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 10.21.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

As someone who has worked for institutions of higher education for more than four decades, it is especially embarrassing for me that colleges appear to have the worst record in sports for hiring women and people of color.

Tyler Kingkade

What Happened When A Student Told Her Campus Health Center She Was Sexually Assaulted

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.19.2014 | College

NEW YORK -- Pace University forced the victim of an alleged sexual assault into an investigation, found the alleged rapist not responsible without say...

LGBT Civil Rights and Religious Liberty: The Challenge

Dana Beyer | Posted 10.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

Since much homophobia and transphobia is rooted in misogyny, it's clear to me that in order to cleanse our faith-based institution of anti-LGBT bigotry, we're going to have to do a much better job of dealing with the pervasive sexism. That will require a very long-term effort.

Tyler Kingkade

Lawmakers Propose More Help For Campus Sex Assault Victims

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.30.2014 | College

Sen. Barbara Boxer and Rep. Susan Davis, both California Democrats, on Wednesday proposed new legislation to address campus sexual assault, just hours...

Why The Education Department Awarded Religious Title IX Exemptions

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.29.2014 | College

Despite concerns that the U.S. Department of Education is being lax about granting religious exemptions for how colleges deal with LGBT students, offi...

Tyler Kingkade

Religious Colleges Are Getting Legal Permission To Discriminate

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.28.2014 | College

The U.S. Department of Education has granted exemptions to three Christian universities allowing the schools to deny accommodations for transgender st...