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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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Video of the Day: Title IX for Middle and High School Students

Two years ago, Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls teamed up with Alexandra, yours truly, and the rest of the crew at Know Your IX to make a pretty wonky law accessible to the college students it protected, via a short video on the “nine things to know about Title IX in 89 seconds.”

Two years ago, Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls teamed up with Alexandra, yours truly, and the rest of the crew at Know Your IX to make a pretty wonky law accessible to the college students it ...

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Education department stands with trans high school student

Fuck yes: Yesterday the Department of Education issued a landmark decision finding an Illinois school district in violation of Title IX — the 1972 civil rights statute that bans sex discrimination in education — for prohibiting a transgender high school student from changing and showering in the girl’s locker room without restrictions. 

Fuck yes: Yesterday the Department of Education issued a landmark decision finding an Illinois school district in violation of Title IX — the 1972 civil rights statute that bans sex discrimination in education — for ...

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Sexual violence doesn’t wait for college

Here’s the ugly truth: while there’s been a lot of talk about gender violence on college campuses, too many K-12 students face harassment and violence at school, and often teachers and administrators fail to stop and respond to this mistreatment.

Here’s the ugly truth: while there’s been a lot of talk about gender violence on college campuses, too many K-12 students face harassment and violence at school, and often teachers and administrators fail to stop and respond to ...

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Watch: Campus rape costs — and what schools must do about it

Mental healthcare costs. Medical costs. Abortion and child-care costs. Transportation. Housing. Tuition. Lost scholarships. Lost income. The financial repercussions of sexual violence go on and on. UltraViolet has a new PSA out today that highlights these costs for survivors in school. 

Mental healthcare costs. Medical costs. Abortion and child-care costs. Transportation. Housing. Tuition. Lost scholarships. Lost income. The financial repercussions of sexual violence go on and on. UltraViolet has a new PSA out today that highlights these ...

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