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When domestic violence is a “nuisance”

Too often, survivors of gender violence who reach out for help are punished instead — and some city housing laws require what amounts to retaliation against victims.

Too often, survivors of gender violence who reach out for help are punished instead — and some city housing laws require what amounts to retaliation against victims.

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Three ways lawmakers can fight workplace sexual harassment

The Supreme Court has recognized sexual harassment in the workplace as a form of illegal discrimination for almost 30 years. But almost any woman could tell you that, duh, just because something’s illegal doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen.

The Supreme Court has recognized sexual harassment in the workplace as a form of illegal discrimination for almost 30 years. But almost any woman could tell you that, duh, just because something’s illegal doesn’t mean ...

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7 things you should know about evidence in campus rape proceedings

Today, our favorite rape denialist Emily Yoffe wrote a really troubling article on campus gender-based violence adjudication, full of ethical, legal, and factual errors. There’s too much to address in one article (I’ll get to the rest in a few pieces), but one of her most damaging misrepresentations is around how much evidence is required in these disciplinary proceedings. 

Today, our favorite rape denialist Emily Yoffe wrote a really troubling article on campus gender-based violence adjudication, full of ethical, legal, and factual errors. There’s too much to address in one article (I’ll get to ...

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Here’s why colleges handle sexual violence reports

Editor’s Note: This piece is cross-posted from Know Your IX’s website. Join the campaign here

In response to coverage of university mistreatment of sexual assault survivors, many observers have wondered why schools handle these crimes at all: why not just leave it to the police? Here’s the answer in a couple easy bullet points.

Editor’s Note: This piece is cross-posted from Know Your IX’s website. Join the campaign here

In response to coverage of university mistreatment of sexual assault survivors, many observers have wondered ...

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