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#DearBetsy: Kangaroo courts won’t solve campus sexual assault problem

By Dante Ramos Dear Betsy: Even students who’ve been accused of sexual assault deserve the chance to defend themselves. Betsy DeVos is President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of education. This past week, groups such as End Rape on Campus launched a #DearBetsy social-media campaign urging DeVos to continue the Obama administration’s policies, under which [...]

By |January 13th, 2017|Campus, Due Process, Wrongful Convictions|Comments Off on #DearBetsy: Kangaroo courts won’t solve campus sexual assault problem

Mumbai: Series of fake rape and molestation cases lands model in soup

By Shiva Devnath A Haryana-based model has come under the scanner for filing a series of fake rape and molestation cases across the country. Besides political leaders and government officials, she had also levelled charges against cops. BJP leader conned BJP youth leader Chirag Gupta, the woman’s latest victim, said she had been trying to [...]

By |January 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mumbai: Series of fake rape and molestation cases lands model in soup

Affirmative Consent for Sex: R.I.P.?

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Gina Lauterio Email: glauterio@saveservices.org Affirmative Consent for Sex: R.I.P.? WASHINGTON/December 28, 2016 – Following heated debates on campus sexual assault, legislators in 13 out of 14 jurisdictions decided to not enact affirmative consent legislation in their states in 2016. Connecticut was the only state to pass an affirmative consent bill into legislation (1). [...]

By |December 28th, 2016|Campus, Sexual Assault|Comments Off on Affirmative Consent for Sex: R.I.P.?

Nebraska must address gender bias

By Chris Johnson The writer, a family law attorney in Hastings, is a past chair of the family law section of the Nebraska State Bar Association. The Nebraska legal system suffers from widespread gender bias against men. While gender bias against fathers in family law cases is well documented, anti-male bias in other areas is [...]

By |December 26th, 2016|Discrimination|Comments Off on Nebraska must address gender bias

The forgotten male victims of domestic violence

By Xinhua News Agency On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, which fell on Friday, Cao Bo (a pseudonym) finally opened up about why he divorced his wife. "For years I lived in fear of my ex-wife's emotional and physical outbursts," Cao said. "From a young age men are taught that [...]

By |December 23rd, 2016|Domestic Violence|Comments Off on The forgotten male victims of domestic violence

Male victims of sexual violence are being ignored by the government

By Ally Fogg There are many lessons to be learned from the unfolding scandal of sexual abuse claims in professional football. Perhaps the first of these is a simple truth: people do care. The men who courageously broke their silence are said to have been overwhelmed by the support they have received from the public, [...]

By |December 22nd, 2016|Domestic Violence|Comments Off on Male victims of sexual violence are being ignored by the government

Unfairness in the Minnesota Football Rape Case

By KC Johnson We don’t normally think of college athletes as prominent defenders of due process. Yet perhaps the highest-profile protest against the post-Dear Colleague letter demise of campus due process came last week at the University of Minnesota. Its emergence, the reaction to it, and its quick collapse speaks volumes about the relationship between [...]

By |December 21st, 2016|Due Process, False Allegations, Media, Sexual Assault, Title IX|Comments Off on Unfairness in the Minnesota Football Rape Case

Title IX is ‘bureaucratic sex creep’ gone wild: Glenn Reynolds

By Glenn Harlan Reynolds If you want to see how the federal bureaucracy can mess things up, and create huge new areas of overburdening regulation, just look at what it has done with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX simply reads: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of [...]

By |December 20th, 2016|Accountability, False Allegations, Title IX|Comments Off on Title IX is ‘bureaucratic sex creep’ gone wild: Glenn Reynolds

UMN football players boycott football until teammates suspended over unproven rape claim reinstated

By Jennifer Kabbany Ten University of Minnesota football players were recently suspended over a sexual assault claim against them — despite the fact that a police investigation ended with no criminal charges. Now their teammates are coming to their defense by boycotting practice — and possibly even their upcoming Holiday Bowl game slated for Dec. [...]

By |December 16th, 2016|Campus, False Allegations, Innocence, Rape-Culture Hysteria, Sexual Assault, Title IX|Comments Off on UMN football players boycott football until teammates suspended over unproven rape claim reinstated

Why Doesn’t the Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA) Treat Rape Like a Crime?

Why Doesn’t the Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA) Treat Rape Like a Crime? SAVE December 15, 2016 Campus rape is a crime – pretty much everyone agrees with that. So why doesn’t the Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA – S. 590 and H.R. 1310) contain a single provision that would assure the involvement [...]

By |December 15th, 2016|Campus, Campus Accountability and Safety Act, Sexual Assault|Comments Off on Why Doesn’t the Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA) Treat Rape Like a Crime?