Tag: Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault Scandal at Baylor University Goes Deeper

A scandal surrounding widespread sexual assaults involving the Baylor University football team goes even deeper than initially thought, according to information uncovered by ESPN’s Outside the Lines (OTL) that was revealed Thursday. Documents show that police officers in Waco, Texas, along with head football coach Art Briles and other university…

Court Documents Reveal Cosby Drugged Women

Even embattled comedian Bill Cosby’s longtime supporters are having a change of heart after court documents released this week reveal Cosby admitted to getting prescription Quaaludes to give to women he wanted to have sex with. The documents, which were unsealed after The Associated Press fought for their release, include…

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

By Michael Nam The University of Maryland faces its own fraternity scandal in the wake of the racist video that touched off a firestorm at the University of Oklahoma. Maryland administrators are currently investigating a student for sending an email filled with racist and misogynist language to other members of…

'If You Can't Prevent Rape, You Should Enjoy It'

By Chris Hoenig A top Indian official remains on the job after apologizing for making a highly controversial comment about rape. While arguing that sports betting should be legalized in the country because efforts to stop it have failed, Ranjit Sinha, Director of the country’s Central Bureau of Investigation, awkwardly…

Military Faces New Sexual-Abuse Investigation

By Dara Sharif This time, it’s the Army. A sergeant working as a sexual-assault prevention coordinator at Fort Hood, Texas, is being investigated on charges of abusive sexual contact and running a prostitution ring, authorities say. The sergeant’s name is not being released because he has yet to be formally…

Military Sexual Assault: Group Demands General's Ouster

By Dara Sharif He’s gotta go. That’s the call from an advocacy group for military rape survivors regarding an Air Force General who threw out a Colonel’s sexual-assault conviction earlier this year. In an open letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Nancy Parrish, President of Protect Our Defenders, demanded Lieutenant…

Increased Support for Military Rape Survivors

By Dara Sharif The proud service of the nation’s military has long been marred by a shameful reality: About 1 in 5 military women report being sexually harassed, groped, threatened or assaulted. Adding to the pain these service members endure has been the systemic failure by the military to protect…