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Why Rape and Trauma Survivors Have Fragmented and Incomplete Memories
In the midst of assault, the brain's fear circuitry takes over while other key parts are impaired or even effectively shut down. This is the brain reacting to a life-threatening situation just the way it is supposed toBy James Hopper and David Lisak December 9, 2014
UVA Rape Survivor: Don't Doubt a Victim's Story Just Because It Sounds Horrific
The victim of a UVA gang rape 30 years ago — also at Phi Kappa Psi — on why no one believed her then. And why she, too, was afraid to name her attackersBy Liz Seccuro December 4, 2014
If There Were Ever a Time to Abolish Frats, It's Now
The disgusting good old boy behavior that is the root of frat culture dysfunction belongs in the 19th centuryBy Andrew Lohse December 3, 2014
Why I Spoke Out About One Rape but Stayed Silent About Another
Decades ago, we didn’t call rape by a date or acquaintance 'rape'--so what was there to report?By Susan J. Brison December 1, 2014
Time to Call the Cops: Title IX Has Failed Campus Sexual Assault
Though based in compassion, the reality is a system that encourages silence or the avoidance of law enforcementBy Robert Shibley December 1, 2014
What to Do About The Cosby Show?
If it's hard to "separate the art from the artist" this time, it's partly because the artist worked so hard to intertwine them.By James Poniewozik November 21, 2014
Don Lemon Didn’t Just Victim-Blame--He Perpetuated Multiple Rape Myths
An interview with one of Bill Cosby's accusers displayed an unethical lack of knowledge about sexual assaultBy Soraya Chemaly November 20, 2014
Fraternity Group Under Investigation for Rape Comments
Delta Kappa Epsilon's alumni include George W Bush and Theodore RooseveltBy Naina Bajekal November 20, 2014
Campus Sexual Assault: What Ever Happened to Common Sense?
Parents, don't let your daughters grow up to think they have no agencyBy Jennifer Moses October 6, 2014
I Shouldn't Have to Dip My Nails in a Drink to Reduce My Risk of Rape
There's a lost opportunity every time we make girls and women individually responsible for avoiding rapeBy Soraya Chemaly August 27, 2014
Stop Fem-Splaining: What 'Women Against Feminism' Gets Right
The charge that feminism stereotypes men as predators while reducing women to helpless victims certainly doesn’t apply to all feminists — but it’s a reasonably fair description of a large, influential, highly visible segment of modern feminismBy Cathy Young July 24, 2014
'I'm a Survivor of Rape and Intimate Partner Violence--And I'm a Man'
The crisis of campus sexual violence can't be solved without addressing other populations that are at surprisingly high risk.By John Kelly July 2, 2014
5 Things We Must Teach Young Boys About Rape, Right Now
It's time to end the ambiguity on "ambiguous" encounters—we need better sex education for our young menBy Chris Ferguson June 23, 2014
The Most Powerful #YesAllWomen Tweets
The suspect in Friday's killings in Santa Barbara, Calif. wrote a manifesto promising revenge on all the women who had rejected him. But Twitter users responded with their own thoughts on and experiences of misogyny, centered around the hashtag #YesAllWomenBy Nolan Feeney May 25, 2014
Rape Culture is a 'Panic Where Paranoia, Censorship, and False Accusations Flourish'
Christina Hoff Sommers is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, a TIME contributor, and author of several books, including The War Against Boys. She hosts a weekly video blog The Factual Feminist On...By Christina Hoff Sommers May 15, 2014
French Police's Plan To DNA Test 500 High Schoolers Wouldn't Fly In U.S.
French authorities are testing the DNA of 527 students in a high school rape case. Don't expect the same thing to happen in the U.S. any time soonBy Eliana Dockterman April 14, 2014
This Guy Is Using 'Good Looks' as a Rape Defense
Good looking alleged rapist says the sex was consensual because he is hot stuffBy Charlotte Alter March 20, 2014
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