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Survivors of rape should not have to hear rape jokes at medical facilities that treats rape survivors. But they do. What is the Department of Veterans’ Affairs doing to combat its rape culture? ...
by Panayiota Bertzikis
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2015 at 08:57 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
On the same day the Senate voted for, but failed to reach the 60-vote threshold in that undemocratic body, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's bill to improve prosecution of rapists in our military , news ...
by devtob
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Mar 06, 2014 at 09:11 PM PST with 8 Recommends
Remember a few months back when Virginia introduced the “Right to Know and See Act”? Gov. Bob McDonnell proposed a mandate that women seeking abortions should be forced to undergo a transvaginal ...
by Elon James White
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 04:29 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
There are no words. http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_162-57583128/air-forces-sexual-assault-prevention-chief-arrested-for-sexual-assault/ An Air Force officer was arrested for sexual assault. The ...
by nailbender
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon May 06, 2013 at 11:34 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
The United States Coast Guard Academy reports 10% of all female cadets experienced unwanted sexual contact, a 2% increase from the previous year. Forty percent of women and 10 percent of men said ...
by Panayiota Bertzikis
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 05:11 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
My inclination is to label it "The Stupidity of Teenage Pregnancy," but there is a minor conflict underway between Planned Parenthood of NYC and a blog by Keli Goff, Why Liberals Are Wrong on Teen ...
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Mar 14, 2013 at 03:09 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Scarred by war, then by friendly-fire rape, House Republicans would also like women service members to bear their rapist’s child Anyone who served in the military during the last decade has heard ...
by Jimmy Zuma
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Jun 14, 2012 at 06:59 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
In the last few years, as the debate played out surrounding the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, it was easy to get the impression that by allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in our armed ...
by julimyers
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed May 30, 2012 at 06:46 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
This week I was devastated by the way women are treated in Morocco. How could a law, as in something legal and condoned by society, allow a rapist, as in someone who forced himself on a woman, would ...
by Laura Wnderer
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Mar 19, 2012 at 08:32 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Military servicewomen fight for our country and our rights yet are denied access to basic reproductive health care. They face shockingly high rates of sexual assault and rape, yet are denied access ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Jan 17, 2012 at 01:45 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Part of the blame for the reluctance to report sexual crimes in the military rests with an unsympathetic military chaplaincy, one of the few places soldiers, sailors, reservists, national guardians, ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Jan 10, 2012 at 10:28 AM PST with 24 Recommends
In an outrageous demonstration of just how little they know about sexual violence and rape, Concerned Women for America sent Senators a letter asserting raped servicewomen should not be offered ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Dec 02, 2011 at 01:09 PM PST with 17 Recommends