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A student from Rutgers University shares her story of sexual assault

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

A warrior named Rebecca Emont recently spoke at Take Back the Night about her experience being sexually assaulted at Rutgers University.

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

A warrior named Rebecca Emont recently spoke at Take Back the Night about her experience being sexually assaulted at Rutgers University.

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Ky Peterson demands we again ask: who is allowed to shoot back?

Ky Peterson has already spent three years in prison, only the start of his 20 year sentence. The young black trans man shot the person he says raped him, the assault just one of a series of violent attacks he experienced in Georgia.

Ky Peterson has already spent three years in prison, only the start of his 20 year sentence. The young black trans man shot the person he says raped him, the assault just one of a series of ...

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To the media, heckling Bill Cosby about rape allegations is “rude”

The media is turning what should be a story about Bill Cosby being called out for rape into a story about a “rude” heckler who “interrupted” the comedian. And it’s not just the usual suspects like Fox News. 

The media is turning what should be a story about Bill Cosby being called out for rape into a story about a “rude” heckler who “interrupted” the comedian. And it’s not just the usual suspects like Fox News. 

chart of college presidents views on campus sexual assault

Chart of the Day: College presidents think rape is only a problem at other schools

According to Inside Higher Ed’s annual survey, US college and university presidents demonstrate some very wishful thinking when it comes to sexual assault. While about a third believe that it is prevalent on American college campuses in general, just over 5 percent think it’s a problem on their campuses.

According to Inside Higher Ed’s annual survey, US college and university presidents demonstrate some very wishful thinking when it comes to sexual assault. While about a third believe that it is prevalent on American college campuses in ...

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The sexual violence of the CIA torture program

This week’s Senate report reveals gruesome and grisly details about the way the CIA used torture after 9/11. While the revelations are sparking outrage and disgust, few people are making the important and disturbing point that the regimented, systemized, and dehumanizing abuse actually included sexual violence and rape.

This week’s Senate report reveals gruesome and grisly details about the way the CIA used torture after 9/11. While the revelations are sparking outrage and disgust, few people are making the important and disturbing point that ...

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