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Title X Update: House Sucks, Senate Has Hope

Today WAS going swell. It’s a beautiful day outside and I got fixings to make chocolate chip cookies. Then I heard: the House passed the Pence bill, officially de-funding Title X. I realize that it’s very easy to be an… Read More ›

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Justice Served?

In my very first post, Taking Rape Seriously, I reported on the NYC case of Tony Simmons, who was found guilty of sexually assaulting youths under his care as a city employee. Today, he was sentenced. Simmons received 4 years… Read More ›

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Taking rape seriously

Rape is a horrific crime, one that globally affects women regardless of age, ethnicity, class, religion and race. Sadly, it is a crime that is not always taken seriously or given the same weight as other criminal acts. Recently, in… Read More ›

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