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Republican Leaders Just Proved They Don’t Understand Campus Sexual Assault

This week — in between affirmations of “traditional” family values and the Pledge of Allegiance — drafters of the Republican Party platform debated if schools should handle campus sexual assault.

This week — in between affirmations of “traditional” family values and the Pledge of Allegiance — drafters of the Republican Party platform debated if schools should handle campus sexual assault.

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A Response to George Will’s Latest: Campus Rape Is Not a “Fiction”

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site. Posts published on the Community site do not necessarily reflect the views of any Feministing columnist, editor, or executive director.

Last month, The Washington Post published George Will’s latest take on campus rape, “Due process is still being kicked off campus.” The piece grossly misrepresents the prevalence of sexual assault on college campuses and the critical importance of Title IX in addressing it.

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site. Posts published on the Community site do not necessarily reflect the views of any Feministing columnist, editor, or executive director.

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T-shirt of the Day: Ask Me How My College Is Protecting My Rapist

Last week, a group of 11 students kicked off a protest at St. Olaf College, wearing “Ask Me How My College Is Protecting My Rapist” t-shirts on campus to protest its mishandling of rape cases.

Last week, a group of 11 students kicked off a protest at St. Olaf College, wearing “Ask Me How My College Is Protecting My Rapist” t-shirts on campus to protest its mishandling of rape cases.

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Women faculty perform more invisible care work than men

Over at The Chronicle of Higher Ed, a professor writing under the pseudonym Myra Green has an important piece up on the care work that female faculty members, particularly women of color, (are expected to) perform for their colleagues and students.

Over at The Chronicle of Higher Ed, a professor writing under the pseudonym Myra Green has an important piece up on the care work that female faculty members, particularly women of color, (are expected to) ...

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Quote of the Day: MRA says to build police trust by forcing survivors into system

This morning, the House of Representatives’ Education and Workforce committee held its hearing on campus sexual assault and heard from what was truly a strange range of witnesses. Not a single one, as Dana pointed yesterday, was a student survivor with actual knowledge of the problem.

This morning, the House of Representatives’ Education and Workforce committee held its hearing on campus sexual assault and heard from what was truly a strange range of witnesses. Not a single one, as Dana pointed ...

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Tell Congress to listen to college rape survivors and vote no on the Safe Campus Act

This morning the House Education and Workforce committee will hear witnesses in its hearing on campus sexual assault — and, unsurprisingly, not a single one of them is a student survivor with knowledge of the problem as it is experienced on the ground. One anticipated topic of discussion: the recently introduced Safe Campus Act. 

This morning the House Education and Workforce committee will hear witnesses in its hearing on campus sexual assault — and, unsurprisingly, not a single one of them is a student survivor with knowledge of the ...

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Quote of the Day: “You should not get rich over people getting raped”

This week, 23 faculty and administrators released an online campus climate survey to improve universities’ understanding of the problem of gender violence on their particular campuses. Various climate surveys have been on the market for years; the difference with this one? It’s free.

This week, 23 faculty and administrators released an online campus climate survey to improve universities’ understanding of the problem of gender violence on their particular campuses. Various climate surveys have been on the market for years; the ...

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