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A young girl was repeatedly sexually assaulted by a Louisiana juvenile detention center guard, and now the parish is defending against a lawsuit filed by the woman, which began last month. At 14-...
by Ring of Fire
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Aug 09, 2013 at 06:29 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
... the number of rapes that are actually prosecuted is a tiny fraction of the number committed in any year. Between two-third’s and three quarters of all rapes are never reported to the criminal ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Jun 18, 2013 at 12:26 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
(Trigger warning) There’s an old saying we’ve all heard, “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” But words do hurt when they are used to perpetuate the ...
by NationalAtheistParty
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon May 13, 2013 at 07:00 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Back around 1975, I did a student internship as PR person for an outfit called Pittsburgh Action Against Rape (PAAR) . I was relatively young and cute and the media then was far more locally-...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri May 10, 2013 at 01:58 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
That Obama is totally hypocritical, see for yourself in this quote from January 2012: "I've been hearing a lot of these Republicans talking about, oh, that's class warfare, and he just wants to ...
by Elon James White
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 05:42 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Is there another way to talk about the Steubenville rape case? On today's #TWiBRadio , we continue our discussion of the Steubenville rape case, the politics of labeling yourself a feminist, and ...
by Elon James White
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 04:28 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Over the weekend, the two teens accused of raping an intoxicated 15-year-old girl were found guilty. CNN reported from an interesting perspective:
by Elon James White
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Mar 18, 2013 at 03:56 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
#TeamBlacknessAlpha made another appearance on Current TV's Viewpoint last night to discuss the community anger over the actions of the NYPD and the shooting death of 16-year-old Kimani Gray.
by Elon James White
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Mar 14, 2013 at 03:32 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
For men to be trained not to rape, they have to learn what rape is. Written by Tara Murtha for RH Reality Check . This diary is cross-posted; commenters wishing to engage directly with the author ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 12:58 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
(Updated) Last week, Congress passed The Violence Against Women Act, and sent it to the President. This week, President Obama signed the bill, and made it law. That's how we'd like to see ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 01:53 PM PST with 23 Recommends
The University of North Carolina took revenge against one of their students, a rape survivor, who reported on their failed administrative policies on sexual assault. After the initial report, she ...
by Elon James White
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Feb 26, 2013 at 04:48 PM PST with 16 Recommends
I know the election's sucking the air out of the room around here for most things. Even Halloween is a minor event on DK right now, though I imagine most Kossacks, like myself, are actually planning ...
by allergywoman
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Oct 21, 2012 at 12:20 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
I guess this is Part 1 of a short series on the upcoming elections and politics. These pieces will be kinda short, to-the-point, and not that artsy. The reason why? I hate politics. History shows us ...
by Gyasi Ross
Comment Count 65 comments on Thu Aug 23, 2012 at 12:26 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
By Ambassador H.E. Dr. Palitha T.B. Kohona, edited by Jim Luce The United Nations’ Secretary-General’s ninth report on civilians in armed conflict in 2012 states that the five core challenges ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 03:56 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Social stigma, lack of awareness and inadequate funds lead to underreporting of rape in Cameroon. Too young to understand what rape is let alone to report it to authorities, young girls are ...
by Global Press Institute
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Feb 29, 2012 at 06:41 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Longtime Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky has been charged with 8 counts of child molestation and two Penn state officials have been charged for not reporting suspected child abuse to ...
by crazyamerican
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue Nov 08, 2011 at 09:49 AM PST with 30 Recommends
Why I will be attending SlutWalk Minneapolis on October 1st.
by LauraNevitt
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Sep 30, 2011 at 11:00 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I recently returned from Kenya, where Somali women and families are seeking refuge by the thousands. I met with Hubbie Hussein Al-Haji of MADRE’s sister organization, Womankind Kenya, a grassroots ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Aug 30, 2011 at 09:34 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Despite a landmark ruling five years ago – when Colombia’s Constitutional Court decriminalized abortion in cases of rape, fetal abnormality or to save the mother’s life – less than 0.5 ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Aug 25, 2011 at 11:36 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
A bill to ensure that sexual assault survivors don't get billed for the kits used to collect forensic evidence overwhelmingly passed the state legislature, but Governor Chris Christie seems slow to ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Aug 18, 2011 at 10:14 AM PDT with 7 Recommends