Tag Archives: preventing sexual assault

YES MEANS YES IS MEANINGLESS

Justice Potter Stewart in 1964 explaining his position regarding a “pornography” case (Jacobellis v. Ohio) brought before the United States Supreme Court stated, “I shall not today attempt to define [pornography]… But I know it when I see it…” I … Continue reading

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UConn WRITES A BIG CHECK FOR TITLE IX VIOLATION

University of Connecticut agreed to write a check for 1.3 million to 5 current and former students who had filed a lawsuit under Title IX. 900,000 of those dollars went to one women. GOOD! Actually Not Good – – GREAT!!!!!!!! … Continue reading

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SAFETY TIPS OR VICTIM BLAMING

I’m a true believer in offering varying points of view. I feel they further discussion on important topics. We may not always agree, but different opinions give us all the opportunity to gain new vantage points and potentially shift our … Continue reading

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COULD THIS HAVE BEEN PREVENTED? Man gains access through open window in middle of night rapes woman.

THE STORY: Upper East Side. Middle of the night. Man climbs in through window 27 year woman wakes up during the process of being raped. COULD THIS HAVE BEEN PREVENTED: This one is probably going to have aLOT of people … Continue reading

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FROM TIME TO TIME I AM ASKED TO TALK ABOUT RAPE SCENES IN MOVIES AND ON TV.

With publicity ramping up for the yet-to-be release of a movie containing a particularly violent rape scene, I chose today to respond. There are 2 types of rape scenes. The first glamorizes rape and the second attempts to depict it … Continue reading

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STORY OF THE WEEK – - ATTEMPTING TO HIDE BEHIND “RELIGIOUS FREEDOM” FAILS. Warren Jeffs gets 120 years.

Well the verdict AND SENTENCING are in. Warren Jeffs was convicted of sexual assault of a 12 year old girl and sentenced to 120 years. Jeffs is 55 so the odds are pretty good that he will spend the remaining … Continue reading

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WAS Inés Sainz of TV Azteca “ASKING FOR IT?”

BY NOW EVERYONE KNOWS HER NAME. THE STORY: Good looking and all around fun person, Inés Sainz of TV Azteca, is in the New York Jets’ locker room and unknown (“unknown” because we have not been told what they were), … Continue reading

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VICTIM REQUESTED NO POLICE INVOLVEMENT

SOMEONE ASKED ME TO COMMENT ON THIS CASE: BACKGROUND: In a nutshell – – some dirtbag put up a YouTube video bragging about his sexual assault of a young woman attending Denison University in Granville OH. The man was interviewed … Continue reading

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CAMPUS DEAN SAYS, “IT’S NOT MY JOB”

Campus Dean Says, “It’s Not My Job” I received the following email a few days ago from an associate dean of 1 of the largest, most prestigious universities, in the United States. “We have received about 10 postcards from you [they didn’t … Continue reading

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2 MEN RIDING FROM NY TO CA TO RAISE AWARENESS

I don’t normally report news stories – – since, well… they’re news and most people can read about them either online or in their papers. HOWEVER, every once in a while something jumps out. Below is such a story. Ed … Continue reading

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