A Department of Education official suggested that “90 percent” of all campus rapes aren’t real – Salon.com

As Besty DeVos prepares to meet with sexual assault advocacy groups — an approach criticized for its planned meetings with those accused of rape — a top official at the Department of Education suggested “90 percent” of sexual assault allegations on college campuses, “fall into the category of ‘we were both drunk,’” in an interview. Candice E. Jackson, […]

Fifteen Percent Of Undergrad Women At UT Austin Reported Being Raped, Survey Finds

Image via AP. A survey from the University of Texas at Austin found that fifteen percent of all undergraduate female students said they’ve been raped, the Dallas Morning News reports. To wit, the survey found that one in seven students said they were “raped, either through force, threat of force, incapacitation or other forms of […]

Arkansas passes law allowing rapists to sue victims who want an abortion | The Independent

END scald=5215111 Pro-choice campaigners rally in defence of abortion rights Getty A pregnant woman’s husband will have the power to stop her from having an abortion, even in cases of spousal rape, under a new law introduced in the US state of Arkansas. Most second trimester abortions will also be banned by Act 45 – the Unborn Child Protection From Dismemberment Abortion Act – […]

Sex Attacks Up 62 Percent in Greenpoint as Most Cases Remain Unsolved – Greenpoint – DNAinfo New York

Reports of sexual attacks in Greenpoint were up 62 percent last year, police said. View Full Caption Flickr/jacobsoboroff GREENPOINT — There has been a 62 percent jump in sex attacks reported in Greenpoint over the last year, with the majority not resulting in arrests, police statistics show. In 2016, the NYPD was told about 13 rapes […]

Judge Dispels The Myth Of The ‘Perfect’ Rape Victim In Powerful Verdict

“For much of our history, the ‘good’ rape victim, the ‘credible’ rape victim has been a dead one.” That’s just one of the many powerful statements Ontario Court Justice Marvin Zuker said in court last week while delivering his verdict in a Canadian university rape case. The judge announced that he found the defendant guilty of […]