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Attorney Arrested For Offering Rape Survivor $3K To Not Testify, Saying Trump Will Deport Her

A Baltimore defense attorney was arraigned Wednesday on charges of obstruction of justice and witness intimidation for allegedly trying to dissuade a rape survivor from testifying against his client by telling her she risked deportation by the Trump administration. 332 more words

Rape Culture

The Name They Call Her

Always said with venom

Always intended to punish

“How dare you?!” it asked her

insinuating that she was uppity

presumptuous

a ball breaker

to draw a circle around her body… 90 more words

Poetry

Whose Life Orientation is it?

Investigating South Africa’s infamous Life Orientation textbook that gets students, past and present, riled up. Students share what they want out, what they want in, and what confuses them to the core. 1,030 more words

School

Jury selection begins in Bill Cosby’s trial for sexual assault of lesbian

What makes Andrea Constand stand out among dozens of women who have accused the disgraced comedian of sexual assault is that the former manager of the women’s basketball team at Temple University in… 53 more words

News

writing about sexual abuse:

an honest admission, seemingly impossible but undeniably necessary.

i am twenty six (oh so very young). i was sexually abused from the age of four to fourteen; ten years of being “scared of the dark”. 456 more words

Wordverserune

Women's Safety: The Long Walk Home

All of her colleagues had left for home by now. She was the only one working in the office. After slogging all evening Maya finally had a minute to relax. 580 more words

Stealthing Isn’t A ‘Sex Trend’. It’s Sexual Assault – And It Happened To Me

A few months ago I got chatting to a guy on Tinder. He was an architect who came across as intelligent and polite, and we set a date to meet. 480 more words

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