New Campus Rape Bill Written With Help From Sexual Assault Survivors

Legislation introduced in California today will revise the state's Education Code, mandating that reports of Part 1 violent crime — a category that includes crimes like rape, hate crimes and aggravated assault — received by college campus police must be immediately passed on to the police department, unless the victim… » 1/06/14 6:45pm 1/06/14 6:45pm

Pledge Sues Sorority for Making Her Pee Her Pants

Another day, another scary hazing story: today, a former Zeta Phi Beta pledge at UC Berkeley accuses her ex-sisters of beating her, making her pee her pants, and lots of other horrible behavior. Her lawsuit also reveals why for some pledges, it can be so hard to simply leave. » 2/03/12 2:15pm 2/03/12 2:15pm

Coat Hangers, Court Cases, And RU-486: Abortion Rights Around The World

Yesterday, the city of Berkeley, California sent wire hangers to some members of Congress who voted for the Stupak Amendment — and across the Atlantic, courts prepare to decide whether an Irish abortion ban violates women's human rights. » 12/10/09 9:30am 12/10/09 9:30am