Reflections from a trauma specialist and survivor.
Research suggests that victims like E. Jean Carroll tend to remember their assaults vividly. I know because I'm one of them.
President Donald Trump recently defended himself against an accusation of rape by saying the accuser wasn't his type. How much does attraction play into sexual harassment and assault?
Extreme risk protection orders have worked at the state level.
Sexual assault in the military affects about 4.3 percent of female service members, but it often goes unreported.
The secretary of education's plans threaten to make it more difficult for victims of sexual discrimination to seek justice, and might in turn hinder her goal of strengthening due process.
Many commenters have raised concerns that the proposal will discourage survivors from coming forward, even in an era when people seem to be speaking out about sexual misconduct more than ever.
Josie Torielli, who works for the NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault, spoke to Pacific Standard about the impact of the #MeToo movement, the importance of SAFETI, and the myth of false reporting.
Activists are putting the pressure on the federal government to leverage its money against alleged sexual harassers.
Cross-examination could soon be a right for those accused of sexual misconduct—but it may not be the most effective way to reveal the truth.
Conservatives are trying to use #HimToo to defend Kavanaugh and Trump.
The ascendence of Brett Kavanaugh levied considerable damage to all three branches of government.
Contrary to popular belief, there is no evidence that false rape reports drastically exceed those of other crimes.
Seeing these crimes go unpunished can make indigenous communities feel hopeless. But in dark times, I take inspiration from our grandmothers.
They're linked to high blood pressure, insomnia, and depression.
The Supreme Court nominee's confirmation hearings touched a raw nerve for survivors of sexual violence.
A tear runs down the cheek of Representative Carolyn Malone (D-New York) as Christine Blasey Ford testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court on September 27th, 2018.
And other takeaways from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's Thursday hearing.
Research shows that the trauma of sexual assault lingers for victims, and ruminating over the memory of an assault could re-traumatize survivors.
An expert on how to best investigate sex crimes responds to Christine Blasey Ford's testimony.