Are Colleges Slower to Address Sexual Assault Cases About Athletes?

This week, Al Jazeera America is running Sex Crimes in Sports, a multi-part series that’s just as uplifting as you might expect. Last night, the series looked at a number of recent high-profile sexual assault allegations featuring student athletes. The punishments for big-deal student athletes found responsible for… »4/15/15 7:10pm4/15/15 7:10pm


University of Oregon Uses a Woman's Medical Records Against Her

As if there weren't enough loopholes that make it difficult for victims of sexual assault on college campuses to file claims against their attackers, here's another: in doing so, victims could risk exposing their private medical records, as happened with an unidentified University of Oregon student whose files are now… »3/09/15 10:56pm3/09/15 10:56pm

Colleges Silence and Fire Faculty Who Speak Out About Rape

In institutions of higher learning nationwide, college administrations are silencing faculty for speaking out about the campus rape crisis. Faculty members from four colleges and universities spoke exclusively to Jezebel about the professional retaliation they've faced due to their support of survivors of sexual… »6/13/14 11:40am6/13/14 11:40am