It was a difficult and challenging year, especially seen through the lens of sexual health. It was a year in which politics came close to displacing sexual politics as the most-talked about topic on therapist couches.
A jury in March found the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University liable for the video and awarded Andrews $55 million in damages.
Even before revelations that the reporter Erin Andrews was secretly videotaped naked by a stalker in a hotel room in 2008
Andrews' victory in court, despite the financial reward, was a moral one. If you watched her testimony in which she had to relive the sexual harassment she endured and you didn't ache for her, then your heart must be cold.
"She did it, I think, out of principle," one juror said.
The sportscaster had sued over a video shot of her through a hotel room peephole.
A rep for the hotel was caught at a table with friends watching the video.