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Former Quebec teacher gets 20 months in jail for two-year sexual relationship with student

GATINEAU — A former physical education teacher from Quebec has been sentenced to 20 months in jail for carrying on a two-year sexual relationship with a high school student. 613 more words


On stories for children and believing theirs

I doubted whether I had anything valuable to add on the Rotherham child abuse case.

Three posts @ Sometimes It’s Just A Cigar (here… 1,156 more words


Parents! Tell Your Daughters Heading Off to College about Campus Sexual Assault: A growing problem for young women.


Roi Holt

Many of last years’ high school grads are leaving home for college, away from family for the first time. The freshman year in particular is filled with angst and joy for parents and students alike. 771 more words

Life On The Plateau

California legislature passes ‘yes means yes’ bill

On Thursday the California Senate unanimously passed SB 967, also known as “Student Safety: Sexual Assault.” The bill is now headed to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk for signature. 352 more words


"Forgive, forget, first down!"

I woke this morning to incredible news – indeed, I could not believe it. Too good to be true.

The Huffington Post reported on Roger Goodell’s new punishment guidelines for domestic violence and sexual assault crimes committed by NFL players and staff: a 6-game suspension for a first-time offensive and lifetime ban from the NFL for the second. 273 more words

Speaking of Consent...CA Passes a Law About It

Taking a break from writing for a bit, I went through my reader and found this bit of news from Jason Cushman, a.k.a. Opinionated Man or OM for short. 791 more words