Rape suspects walk free. Victims don’t get justice. And police get to count it as a victory.
The climate of fear is frustrating for law enforcement personnel, who want victims to know they are there to protect women and children.
Director Alexandria Bombach tells Truthdig how she avoided exploiting her subject's traumatic past in making her new documentary, “On Her Shoulders.”
If we taught men better ways of "being a man," we wouldn't have to teach women to cover their drinks.
Kathryn Mayorga seeks to void a previous out-of-court settlement and nondisclosure agreement from the alleged attack in 2009.
An alumna of one such school speaks out in a powerful USA Today op-ed.
She is "willing to do whatever it takes to get her story forth," according to her attorney.
The Supreme Court nominee is eager to "clear his name of this false allegation" about a high school sexual assault, an administration spokesman reports.
The pope isn't quoted in the statement, made in reaction to a Pennsylvania grand jury finding that clergymen molested large numbers of children over decades.
In 31 states, federal law enforcement officials can legally claim that sexual acts with people in custody are consensual. A bipartisan bill aims to close this astounding loophole.