Title IX

University Of Southern Florida Case Is Emblematic Of US Rape Culture (Video)

University Of Southern Florida Case Is Emblematic Of US Rape Culture  (Video)

From Harvey Weinstein to Charlie Rose, Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) to Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), recent workplace sexual misconduct allegations have dominated daily headlines. Amid all the high-profile accusations, though, it’s easy to forget one environment no stranger to sexual assault and harassment–the college campus. All across the country, students are accusing college and university […]

Obama-Era Sexual Assault Investigations Were Problematic–Here’s Why (VIDEO)

Obama-Era Sexual Assault Investigations Were Problematic–Here’s Why (VIDEO)

On Friday afternoon, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos rescinded guidelines issued by the Obama administration on how colleges and universities should address sexual assault on campus. DeVos contended that the rules outlined in a 2011 “Dear Colleague” letter and a 2014 follow-up “lacked basic elements of fairness” and trampled on the rights of those accused of […]

What Betsy DeVos’ Title IX Review Reminds Us About White Women’s Enabling Of Toxic White Masculinity

What Betsy DeVos’ Title IX Review Reminds Us About White Women’s Enabling Of Toxic White Masculinity

A key tenet of the feminist movement is rape and sexual assault advocacy. Donald Trump openly bragged about the crime of sexual assault when he boasted about grabbing women by their “p*ssies.” His admission didn’t matter in November 2016; Trump was still elected. Women came out in overwhelming numbers to support Trump’s race-baiting, fear peddling, hate […]

Trump Appoints Anti-LGBT Activist To Agency Committed To LGBT Rights (VIDEO)

Trump Appoints Anti-LGBT Activist To Agency Committed To LGBT Rights (VIDEO)

It should come as no surprise to any of us by now that President Donald Trump’s administration cares about LGBTQ Americans about as much as he cares about…well…insert whatever minority social group he’s belittled over the past couple years. In February, he reversed President Obama’s directive requiring schools to allow transgender students to use restrooms that conform to […]

Trump Rescinds Obama-Era Protections For Transgender Students (VIDEO)

Trump Rescinds Obama-Era Protections For Transgender Students (VIDEO)

First they came for those who receive health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Then they came for those trying to enter from Muslim countries. Then they came for undocumented Americans. Next they came for the “lying media.” Now, the Trump administration is coming for transgender students. A few months before the 2016 election, President […]

Baylor University Axes Football Coach For Mishandling Assault Complaints (WITH VIDEO)

Baylor University Axes Football Coach For Mishandling Assault Complaints (WITH VIDEO)

On Thursday afternoon, Baylor University eliminated any doubt that tolerance for sweeping sexual assault under the rug is at an all-time low. Baylor announced that it had pushed out head football coach Art Briles amid overwhelming evidence that the football program completely mishandled complaints about sexual assault by its players. The firing came just three months before […]

A Southern Pastor: Ten Things You Need To Know About Bathrooms

A Southern Pastor: Ten Things You Need To Know About Bathrooms

There are a number of things I wish to address about the current “bathroom controversy.” 1. The President did not issue an Executive Order. That’s what I keep seeing everyone post about. The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education sent a letter to all schools to clarify federal discrimination laws. The […]

BYU Protects Rapists By Investigating Their Victims

BYU Protects Rapists By Investigating Their Victims

Brigham Young University, a Mormon college in Provo, Utah, has been in the news recently because of its dreadful reactions to allegations of rape on campus. In a recent article from the Salt Lake Tribune, Utah County prosecutor Craig Johnson slammed the university for antagonizing a victim by refusing to delay its Honor Code investigation. […]

Howard University Students Hold ‘NO Means NO!’ Protest

Howard University Students Hold ‘NO Means NO!’ Protest

Tuesday afternoon, Howard University students took the streets in protest of rape culture. Washington’s WUSA9 reports the protest is a result of students being fed up with having safety concerns ignored by university officials. A female co-ed allegedly raped by a residential adviser (RA) who has not been terminated nor suspended has students calling for […]

University Of Virginia Temporarily Shutters Fraternities Due To Rape Scandal

University Of Virginia Temporarily Shutters Fraternities Due To Rape Scandal

The University of Virginia has suspended all of its fraternities for the remainder of the semester in the wake of a series of horrific revelations about rape and sexual assault on campus. The first bombshell dropped on Wednesday in the form of an article in Rolling Stone. In it, “Jackie”–then a freshman, now a junior–told […]