RAINN Raises Cash, Lobbies For SAFER Act

The Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Registry (SAFER) Act would allocate some $10 million to targeting the rape kit backlog which, in the words of RAINN president Scott Berkowitz, is "a crazy situation." And that's why RAINN is lobbying for it. » 11/22/10 1:57pm 11/22/10 1:57pm

Private Practice's Rape Episode Brings In Big Ratings, Mixed Emotions

Private Practice's rape episode was a ratings success: up 44 percent, the best since January. One blogger called it, perhaps hyperbolically, "likely the most realistic depiction of rape in media history." So was it awareness-raising or sexual assault as entertainment? » 11/05/10 4:51pm 11/05/10 4:51pm