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In a statement, the board said it also ratified its Oct. 8 decision to fire Weinstein as chief executive of the award-winning movie and television company he co-founded with his brother.
Million of women across the world have been sharing their experiences of sexual harassment and abuse in an online campaign using the hashtag #MeToo on Twitter and with rolling posts on Facebook.
The Times reported that Weinstein had reached eight previously undisclosed settlements with women who accused him of sexual harassment and unwanted physical contact.
Advocates for sexual assault victims feared the move would curb protections and could discourage victims from speaking out.
DeVos said, “It is the intention to revoke or rescind the previous guidance around this."
The lawsuit against the school is one in a series of civil suits, indictments and criminal convictions for sexual assaults over the past few years at Baylor.
“There are grants available, and we’ll do everything we can to help. Unless they’re a sanctuary city,” said Georgia Rep. Buddy Carter.
“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 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.
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.
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.
The investigation launches as a football player is suspended after his girlfriend accused him of violence and making violent threats.
The woman, who remains anonymous, wrote an essay in which she calls out her attacker, Brock Turner, and the judge who sentenced him to just six months in jail for sexual assault.
Five women are now on the record describing unwanted sexual advances from Trump, confirming his boasts of entitlement to do so.
"He's talking about women as if they don't have a right to consent to the way someone touches them. This is how sexual violence becomes accepted in our culture."
"If a first time offender from an underprivileged background was accused of three felonies, what would his sentence be?"
More details emerge about the repeated sexual assault allegations against the school's football players, and the lack of action taken by university officials and police.
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.
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.
For the first time, the Department of Education has publicly revealed the list of 55 colleges and universities under investigation for the potentially illegal handling of sexual-assault complaints. See the list here.
India’s chief investigator remains on the job despite his highly controversial rape comments.
A sergeant is charged with abusive sexual contact and running a prostitution ring, the latest blemish to the U.S. armed forces.