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Association of American Universities Finds Widespread Sexual Assault, Abuse at 33 Universities

The Association of American Universities made an unsurprising but disturbing discovery from its most recent survey of students at 33 major universities. The Washington Post reported that about one-quarter of female undergraduate students have been sexually assaulted or molested, either by penetration or touching, since they started at university. According…

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Hosea Chanchez Opens Up About Sexual Abuse

Actor Hosea Chanchez, who portrayed Malik Wright on the widely successful BET show The Game, disclosed via Instagram that he had been molested as a teenager. As he shared a very personal photo from his childhood, Chanchez opened up about the trauma of being sexually molested by his friend’s father…

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U.S. Figure Skater Ashley Wagner Opens Up About Sexual Assault

Eight months after John Coughlin, renowned Olympic figure skater killed himself, a female competitor claims he assaulted her. Ashley Wagner has come forward as the second Olympic figure skater to give her account of his abuse, according to The New York Times. These allegations raise serious issues in figure skating…

Pope Francis Accepts Resignation of Washington Archbishop in Wake of Sex Abuse Cover-Up Scandal

A Pennsylvania grand jury recently released a report on predator priests and sexual abuse in the early 1990s, which sparked outcry over Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl’s handling of the situation. Wuerl resigned from his position as the archbishop of Washington, D.C., on Friday morning. A statement released from the Vatican…