Sexual Assault

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos last week released new rules for how schools should handle sexual harassment and assault allegations.
"Betsy DeVos and the Trump administration have shown, once again, that they have no interest in supporting student survivors and their rights."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Students hold signs as they take part in a walkout at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School in Sudbury, Massachusetts on April 30, 2018 in response to the school's handling of a sexual assault case.
"We refuse to go back to the days when rape and harassment in schools were...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) questions Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.
"I reject the false choice that my party and our nominee can't address the...


Time's up, for real. In a stunning victory for "every moral person who stands up and says 'enough,'” longtime sexual predator Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years for sexual assault and rape. His guilty verdict and harsh sentence came after gutsy testimony by six of his victims against a man who "had haunted our lives, even our nightmares.” Now, said one, "I have found my voice and hope for a future where monsters no longer hide in our closet." Sea change. Next: Trump.

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