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I Sued My Rapist And Walked Away With $400,000. This Is What I Learned About Power.
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That myth of “getting justice” is a misguided one ― at best, you end up with a consolation prize for the trauma you went through.
Disabled Woman Raped At Hacienda HealthCare Was Likely Pregnant Before
Armed with hospital records, lawyers for the victim filed a notice of claim seeking $45 million from the state of Arizona.
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Five Former Michigan Catholic Priests Charged With Sex Crimes
The charges are part of Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel's investigation into the Catholic sexual abuse scandal in her state.
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Border Patrol Agent Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Multiple Women Over 7 Years
Steven Charles Holmes, 33, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with three counts of sexual assault and three counts of aggravated assault.
Ex-NFL Player Kellen Winslow Jr. Accused Of Raping 3 Women
Prosecutors said Winslow raped a homeless woman and two others. The 35-year-old has pleaded not guilty to 12 counts.
Missouri Lawmaker Backpedals On Suggestion That 'Consensual Rapes' Exist
Rep. Barry Hovis claims to have misspoken during a debate over the state's restrictive new abortion bill.
A Sexual Assault Survivor At Princeton Tried To Protest. Instead, She Was Fined $2,700.
The student's experience sparked dozens of activists to organize a sit-in calling for better Title IX protections.
I’m A Female Comedian. Here’s Why I Chose Not To Boycott Louis C.K.
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I feel like I’m being forced to pick a side in an unwinnable battle.
Judge In Bill Cosby Case Disputes Appeal, Points To Comedian's 'Signature' Crime
By Maryclaire Dale, AP
The disgraced entertainer is appealing his 2018 sexual assault conviction from jail.
CULTURE & ARTS
Eve Ensler Wanted An Apology From Her Abusive Father. So She Wrote One Herself.
"The Vagina Monologues" playwright imagines a letter from her father in her new book, "The Apology."
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Harvard Ousts Dean Who Joined, Withdrew From Harvey Weinstein's Defense Team
The Black Law Students Association defended Ronald Sullivan's decision and said the school’s response was characterized by “racist undertones.”
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First They Told Their Stories. Now They Want Their Money.
The Me Too movement ushered in a wave of women telling their stories of survival — but now sexual assault victims want the money they are owed.
Sexual Assault And Misconduct Compensation In #MeToo Era
Sexual assault survivors are demanding compensation from the institutions they say enabled their attacks or mishandled their cases.
Anita Hill: America Missed An Opportunity To Address Sexual Violence 28 Years Ago
Her opinion piece in The New York Times takes a swipe at Joe Biden but also lashes a system that is still failing to take sexual harassment and assault seriously.
The Personal Is Always Political For Students Combating Sexual Violence On Campus
Swarthmore College student organizers are feeling the fallout after leading protests that forced the only two fraternities on campus to disband.
Accused Child Sexual Abuser Woody Allen's Next Movie Will Be Released In Europe
"A Rainy Day in New York" was produced by Amazon Studios, which shelved the movie's U.S. release and severed ties with the director.
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Amber Heard On Being A Survivor And Why She's Openly Bisexual
At a New York conference, the "Aquaman" actress discussed "falling madly in love with a beautiful woman” in 2008.
Padma Lakshmi Burns Louis C.K. For His New ‘Consent’ Policy
The irony of the comedian's copyright warning wasn't lost on the "Top Chef" host.
Minnesota Governor Signs Bill To Make Marital Rape Illegal
By Brendan O'Brien, Reuters
Democratic Gov. Tim Walz signed a law repealing protections for rapists who are married to their victims.
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Sexual Assault In The Military Jumped Nearly 40 Percent, Pentagon Reports
"This is unacceptable,” acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said of the increase from 2016 to 2018.
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Man Who Kept Girl In Dog Cage, Sexually Assaulted Her Won't Serve Prison Time
Michael Wysolovski, 33, was given 10 years in prison but will get off with time served from the eight months he spent in a detention center prior to sentencing.
Swarthmore Students Stage Sit-In At Fraternity Known For Alleged 'Rape Attic'
Former Phi Psi members boasted about their sexual conquests and hazing rituals, leaked documents show.
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Jacob Wohl Accused Of Fabricating Sexual Assault Claim Against Pete Buttigieg
The fringe-right grifter, alongside conspiracy theorist Jack Burkman, allegedly tried to smear the presidential hopeful by soliciting fake sexual assault claims.
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School Bus Driver Who Raped 14-Year-Old Girl Gets No Prison Time
New York Judge James P. McClusky defended his controversial sentencing for Shane Piche, pointing out that there was only one victim in the case.
U.S. Forces The U.N. To Weaken Anti- Rape Resolution
The U.N. Security Council has approved a watered-down resolution on combatting sexual violence.
UN Bows To U.S. Demands, Waters Down Resolution To Help Survivors Of Sexual Violence In War
By Michelle Nichols, Reuters
A reference referring to the need for UN bodies and donors to give timely “sexual and reproductive health” assistance to survivors of sexual violence in conflict was cut.
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