Yes, blacking out is a sign of an unhealthy relationship with alcohol, but when drinking heavily we ask for a hangover, a sleepless night, or a lost purse. We don't ask for our bodies to be violated by men who think it's okay to commit a crime.
Let's make sure we tell our sons, our brothers, our nephews, and our friends -- there is no excuse, there is no passive voice, there is no space for your suffering when you take away someone's dignity and violate someone's body.
The investigation lasted nearly a year.
People who work with sexual assault victims slam the proposal as "colossally stupid legislation."
The former NFL players say "locker room culture" and a troublesome definition of masculinity are part of the problem.
The old paradigm of having a talk with our daughters -- which of course we should continue to do -- is not a solution to this epidemic. Not to overstate the obvious; but college women aren't doing the raping!
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The family of a 16-year-old who says she was sexually assaulted at an off-campus fraternity party is suing
As a faculty survivor activist in the new campus anti-rape movement, it is unsettling to witness the "appalling silence of the good people," especially those who hold the greatest power to address the crisis: faculty members.
Rape is not one narrative. I wasn't at a party. I didn't get a rape kit done or press charges. But I did not want to have sex and my partner did not accept that.
We take the issue of campus sexual assault very seriously (unlike some others). In the coming weeks and months of this campaign, we hope that The Hunting Ground inspires serious debate and serious discussion from journalists and policy-makers alike. We owe that much to students.