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Gabby Douglass Joins Voices Accusing Nassar of Assault

Following up on a previous post, Olympic champ Gabby Douglass said Tuesday that team doctor Larry Nassar sexually abused her.

Douglass spoke about the abuse in an… 136 more words

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Celebrities demand justice for jailed sex trafficking victim Cyntoia Brown

NASHVILLE, Tenn. —  Social media posts by Rihanna and Kim Kardashian West have brought new light to the case of Cyntoia Brown who was sentenced to life in prison in 2004 for killing a man who paid her for sex while she was 16. 468 more words

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Remember When Sexual Assault Used To Be Funny

When I was around 8 years old, I remember learning a joke from my friend. He came over and started in:

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Gabby Douglas Claims That She Was Also Sexually Abused By A Team USA Doctor

Earlier this month, Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman alleged sexual abuse by former Team USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar while she was a teenager. In doing so, Raisman joined teammate McKayla Maroney, who made similar allegations that Nassar performed “treatments” upon her in his hotel rooms, which was coded language for “sexual assault.” The subject grew problematic last Friday when teammate Gabby Douglas replied to a Raisman tweet in what some viewed to be a… 258 more words

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Girl Scouts warn parents about forcing kids to hug relatives for the holidays

(ABC News) — Girl Scouts of the USA issued a warning to parents this holiday season, asking them to think twice before forcing their daughters to hug relatives at gatherings. 908 more words

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The Tip of the Iceberg: Sexual Assault and Harassment in the Age of Trump

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The Greek father of medicine Hypocrites had as his foundational rule, primum non nocere, or first do no harm. Sadly, it deny theseems that many powerful men have never understood that their actions in regards to women or for that matter men who have no power, political, economic, or sexual must be established on the same basis that Hypocrites understood medicine. 1,477 more words

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