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Rape Kits from Sanctuary Cities Can Remain Untested, GOP Rep. Says

Rape Kits from Sanctuary Cities Can Remain Untested, GOP Rep. Says

“There are grants available, and we’ll do everything we can to help. Unless they’re a sanctuary city,” said Georgia Rep. Buddy Carter.

Many Rape Victims Experience ‘Paralysis’ During Assault, Study Finds

Many Rape Victims Experience ‘Paralysis’ During Assault, Study Finds

“Don’t blame rape victims for not resisting,” said the lead author of the study. “It’s a normal biological reaction when exposed to an extreme threat.”

Rape Victim Sues Uber, CEO and Top Execs

Rape Victim Sues Uber, CEO and Top Execs

“Rape denial is just another form of the toxic gender discrimination that is endemic at Uber and ingrained in its culture,” said a lawyer for Jane Doe.

Baylor University Perpetuated its Gang Rape Culture, Lawsuit Says

Baylor University Perpetuated its Gang Rape Culture, Lawsuit Says

By doing nothing to stop the alleged gang rape “bonding” experience for the school’s football players, Baylor created a culture rife with sexual assault.

Rape Victims Made to Pay Part of the Medical Bill

Rape Victims Made to Pay Part of the Medical Bill

Overall, about 88 percent of the 1,355 victims incurred charges on the day they visited the hospital, and 27 percent paid more than 25 percent of those costs.

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Campus Rape Culture: Outrage Over Light Sentence in Stanford Sexual Assault

"If a first time offender from an underprivileged background was accused of three felonies, what would his sentence be?"

University of Maryland, College Park

Other Frats Behaving Badly: Racist, Misogynist Email Surfaces at UMD

Following the posting of SAE's racist chant, an epithet-laden email allegedly sent by a University of Maryland Kappa Sigma member also has gone viral.

Lincoln University President Dr. Robert R. Jennings made controversial comments about rape

College President: Women Cry Rape After Sex Doesn’t ‘Turn Out the Way They Wanted’

The president of one of the nation’s oldest HBCUs is standing by his comments that women lie about rape after encounters they regret. He’s not the first to be so naïve, and he likely won’t be the last.

Todd Akin Wishes He Could Take Back ‘Legitimate Rape’ Comment

Todd Akin Wishes He Could Take Back ‘Legitimate Rape’ Comment

Former Congressman, whose Senate bid was ruined, hasn’t ruled out a return to politics.

Increase Support for Military Rape Survivors

Increased Support for Military Rape Survivors

One in five military women have been sexually harassed or assaulted. Can a “zero tolerance” policy help?