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Feds Launch 'Surprise' Investigation Of Dartmouth

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

The federal government has opened an investigation into how Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., handles sexual misconduct. But unlike other recent inv...

No Limits

Alison Ellwood | Posted 09.21.2013 | Sports
Alison Ellwood

Before starting this film, I had never heard of No Limits Freediving. When I Googled it, the first thing that came up was a YouTube video of Audrey Mestre's death during her 2002 No Limits record attempt of 170 meters (558 feet).

Tyler Kingkade

Big Changes Follow Sexual Assault Complaints Against Colleges

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.11.2013 | College

Three administrators at three colleges implicated in federal complaints for their alleged failures in handling sexual misconduct on campus have lost t...

Does Liberty and Justice for All Include Our Boys?

Tim Wright | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics
Tim Wright

As our nation rounds the corner on another birthday and continues its long history of trying to figure out exactly what it means to be a nation of liberty and justice for all, it's a good time to look at an increasingly "lost" group in our culture: our sons.

The Founding Fathers Fouled Up

Martha Burk | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics
Martha Burk

On this 237th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, the daughters of 2013 still don't have equal constitutional rights with men, though many Americans think otherwise. Nope.

Today Is the 40th Anniversary of Title IX: Let's Celebrate as It Propels Women to Leadership

Kay Koplovitz | Posted 09.02.2013 | Business
Kay Koplovitz

Today is a day to celebrate Title IX, the landmark legislation passed 40 years ago that gives women equal access to all fields of education.

Venus Vs. Everyone Else

Craig Carpenter | Posted 08.31.2013 | Entertainment
Craig Carpenter

The new film, Venus Vs., directed by Ava DuVernay is the chronicling of this story. As part of ESPN's "Nine For IX" series, the story presents a layer of complexity to the legend of Venus WIlliams that is largely unknown to most, including her fans.

The Home Run That Ended Everything

Tom Cramer | Posted 08.09.2013 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

The official name of the organization was Oak Lawn Baseball for Boys. For a long time, that was a perfectly acceptable name. I believe it was in 1975 when that name became quite controversial.

Tyler Kingkade

School Backs Down From Expulsion Threat Against Sexual Assault Survivor

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.07.2013 | College

After an external review, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill announced Thursday that it dropped a school honor court charge against Landen G...

The Limits Of College Security

The Huffington Post/UMass-Amherst | Brittney Figueira & Chris Kornichuk | Posted 06.06.2013 | College

This article, written by investigative journalism students at the University of Massachusetts, is presented as part of a larger series addressing issu...

Will Amherst Give Frats The Boot?

The Huffington Post/UMass-Amherst | Hannah Cohen & Lindsay Poole | Posted 06.04.2013 | College

This article, written by investigative journalism students at the University of Massachusetts, is presented as part of a larger series addressing issu...

Tyler Kingkade

Elite Colleges Accused Of Mishandling Sexual Assaults

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.24.2013 | College

When University of Southern California student Tucker Reed was sexually assaulted in 2010, she turned to school officials. But instead of helping to b...

Lessons of Title IX Beyond the U.S.

Women Win | Posted 07.22.2013 | Impact
Women Win

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgInternational development agencies, funders, governments, universities, and nonprofits are increasingly turning to sports as an innovative and effective way to engage a young woman in achieving her rights.

Tyler Kingkade

Yale Faces Fine For Not Reporting Sex Crimes On Campus

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.16.2013 | College

Yale University faces a fine of $165,000 from the U.S. Department of Education for "serious and numerous" Clery Act violations, including failing to r...

Mediocre Grades For College Sexual Assault Policies

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.10.2013 | College

Few college students say their school is doing a good job addressing campus sexual assault and harassment, according to a nationwide survey by the vol...

Our Mothers Played Hard and We Won

Kim Turner | Posted 07.10.2013 | Women
Kim Turner

From grandmother to mother to daughter, the women in our family experienced firsthand the many gifts of sports, but also the academic and professional advantages. Sports gave us a sense of ourselves, our power, and the willingness to dig deep to turn challenging situations around.

Tyler Kingkade

Feds To Investigate Occidental Over Sexual Assault Response

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.09.2013 | College

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights will investigate Occidental College over allegations the Los Angeles-based school failed to...

Naked Sweethearts & Mud Crawls: A Small College's Big Hazing Problem

Jezebel | Posted 04.30.2013 | College

Anonymous posters on Greek Life forums have long swapped rumors about the horrific hazing at Young Harris College, a tiny private college up in Appala...

Law & Order SVU Directly Quotes Rape Survivors, Calls Itself "Fiction"

Lisa Wade | Posted 06.26.2013 | TV
Lisa Wade

Law & Order is brazenly capitalizing on the pain and trauma of young women and not only failing to compensate them for stealing their stories, but actually denying that they exist by claiming that the "story is fictional and does not depict any actual person or event." Stunning.

Gloria Allred, Leading Civil Rights Attorney, Takes Sexual Assault Cases Against Occidental College

Lisa Wade | Posted 06.22.2013 | College
Lisa Wade

we will no longer live in a world in which going to college increases one's risk of sexual assault, in which administrations promote rape myths and stoke rape culture, in which reporting a sexual crime exposes you to further trauma and betrayal. 

Sexual Assault Survivor Activists Launch 'Know Your IX' Campaign

Dana Bolger | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Dana Bolger

Title IX guarantees students' civil right to an education unimpeded by violence and harassment. Our colleges unabashedly took advantage of our ignorance of our Title IX rights -- and this past year's headlines suggest that our experiences are not unique.

What I Found in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

Linda Flanagan | Posted 04.24.2013 | Women
Linda Flanagan

As a teenage girl, I used to study the photos of those otherworldly creatures and marvel at their sheer perfection -- Kathy Ireland, Christie Brinkley, Cheryl Tiegs and Paulina Porizkova, the Czech beauty who was rumored to speak five languages. Did these astonishing creatures actually exist?

Do Boys Face More Sexism Than Girls?

Michael Kimmel | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics
Michael Kimmel

2013-02-20-300x70_blog_lets_talkcopy.pngWhen it comes to education, are boys the new girls? Are they facing more discrimination than their female peers, just because they are sexually different?

The Feminine Mystique and Women's Equality -- 50 Years Later

Peter Dreier | Posted 04.20.2013 | Books
Peter Dreier

Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique -- published 50 years ago this week -- catalyzed the modern feminist movement and catapulted its author into becoming an influential and controversial public figure.

5 Things I Learned From Hillary Clinton

Christine Horansky | Posted 04.09.2013 | Women
Christine Horansky

It's OK to be unapologetically awesome.