In the News (Dec. 6, 2014- Dec.12, 2014)
NPR reports on a newly released Justice Department study about how many female campus survivors ever go to the police.
Men are more likely to be sexually assaulted than falsely accused of sexual assault.
Scientific research shows that details of sexual assault are often murky but rarely false, and attempts to explain why.
Why it’s a problem to call Jackie’s story (of UVa) a hoax. Also, note the mention of the story being used to discredit hers and how that’s still rape.
What it’s like to be a campus sexual assault activist.
America’s transitional moment with (talking about) college sexual assault.
Bob Jones University blamed survivors.
Princeton Mom is at it again, and this time she’s victim-blaming (ehm, “offering sound advice.”)
Katie Hnida on her story of sexual assault and still being called a liar 10 years later.
Why it’s hard to be a journalist writing about rape.
Former supermodel Beverly Johnson shares her story of being assaulted by Bill Cosby.
A new comic book superhero in India is a rape survivor who fights gendered violence around the world.