US Military Sees Dramatic Rise in Sexual Assaults

By Ilana Novick, Truthout -

There were 20,500 reported sexual assaults in the military in 2018, according to a new Pentagon report, a 38% increase in the number of assaults since 2016. The results, as ABC News reports, [...]

Cops Sexually Assault At Least 100 Women Every Year And No One Talks About It

By Michael Harriot, Theroot.com -

When discussing America’s police state, we often talk about “black bodies.” The conversation is peppered with words like “brutality” and “police violence.” But no one talks about another brutal [...]

Kavanaugh Is The Wrong Nominee For Our Times

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The Kavanaugh confirmation process has been a missed opportunity for the United States to face up to many urgent issues on which the bi-partisans in Washington, DC are united and [...]

Protests Erupting Over Kavanaugh Nominations, Nationwide Walkout

By Dominique Mosbergen, Huffington Post -

Women’s rights organizations are urging people to take part in a national walkout on Monday to show support for the two women who have publicly accused Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s [...]

Woman Who Alleged Assault By Guard Finally Released From Detention

By Tina Vasquez, Rewire.news -

A Salvadoran woman who came forward four months ago with allegations of sexual assault by a guard has been released from the T. Don Hutto detention center in Taylor, Texas, where her abuser [...]

A Women’s Revolt That Targets Far More Than Sexual Abuse

By Chris Hedges, truthdig.com -

By Chris Hedges for Truth Dig - The press, trumpeting the lurid and salacious details of the sexual assault charges brought against powerful men, has missed the real story—the widespread popular [...]

Of Sex Abusers and Sex Offenders

By David Rosen, www.counterpunch.org -

By David Rosen for Counterpunch. Within the limits of a highly-structure class system, gender relations are fundamentally changing. Most attention is focused on female actors and political [...]

$8 Million For Women In Sex For Home Repair Scandal

By Marie Lodi, www.jezebel.com -

By Marie Lodi for Jezebel. Twenty women who filed a lawsuit against the Housing Authority of Baltimore City are splitting a settlement worth almost $8 million. The lawsuit alleged that [...]

NYPD Arrests Man Filming NYPD Sexual Assault On A Woman

By Cassandra Fairbanks, www.alternet.org -

A video released last week has once again caught the police in a lie. Two NYPD officers were caught assaulting a man for filming an officer who was inappropriately touching his female friend [...]

Protests And Outrage Force Campus Rape Into Spotlight

By Lauren McCauley, www.commondreams.org -

The national problem of campus sexual assault has in recent days been jolted into the spotlight as the Charlottesville campus of the University of Virginia grapples with demonstrations and [...]

‘Carry That Weight’ National Day Of Action At Columbia And Beyond

By Caroline Andrews and Emma Jones , www.columbiaspectator.com -

More than 150 Columbia students, faculty, and community members gathered on Low Steps on Wednesday holding mattresses, pillows, and signs to rally against the University’s handling of sexual [...]

U. Of Chicago Students Protest Handling Of Sexual Assaults

By Staff, www.abc7chicago.com -

he University of Chicago is now a school divided as an online feud erupts over the issue of sexual assaults on campus. "Everyone's worried about the safety of the victims, and now it seems [...]

Carrying Mattress Protest Grows

By Tyler Kingcade, www.huffingtonpost.com -

Columbia University students staged a demonstration Friday, dragging several mattresses in front of the Ivy League school's iconic Alma Mater statue to protest the university's handling of sexual [...]

Endurance Performance Art To Protest Rape: Carry That Weight

By Casandra Guerrier www.creativeresistance.org -

No one should ever have to be afraid of speaking up. “There’s a reason survivors choose not to go to the police, and that’s because they’re treated as the criminals … The rapists are innocent [...]

Students’ Silent Protest Against Sexual Assault

By Nina Friend, www.huffingtonpost.com -

Many students saw this year's commencement season as a time for solidarity, and not necessarily celebration. Students at elite universities across the United States decorated their caps and [...]