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Virginia Tech Student Activists Protest Title IX Policies

Hundreds of Virginia Tech students gathered on campus last month to protest the university’s Title IX policies and practices. The protest was organized by a student activist group called United Feminist Movement, who argued that the university’s response to complaints of sexual assault and rape on campus “have ranged from being insufficient to dismissive.” The [...]

2022-02-11T11:11:05-06:00By |Categories: Sexual Harassment or Assault|Comments Off on Virginia Tech Student Activists Protest Title IX Policies

$1.6 Million Title IX Settlement Reached with San Jose State University

In a landmark settlement with San Jose State University (SJSU), the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California recently announced a $1.6 million agreement to resolve years of Title IX violations at the school. The violations included failure to properly respond to female athletes’ reports of [...]

2022-02-11T11:18:59-06:00By |Categories: Sexual Assault Lawsuit|Comments Off on $1.6 Million Title IX Settlement Reached with San Jose State University

Former Boston Ballet Principal Accused of Rape in Expanded Lawsuit

A former Boston Ballet principal dancer and her husband are accused of rape in a sexual abuse lawsuit filed in Nevada federal court. According to the lawsuit, the plaintiffs, who join five other Boston Ballet dancers with similar allegations, experienced numerous instances of sexual assault, rape, and abuse. The assaults are alleged to have taken [...]

2022-02-11T11:13:49-06:00By |Categories: Child Sexual Abuse|Comments Off on Former Boston Ballet Principal Accused of Rape in Expanded Lawsuit

Sexual Abuse Accusations Surface Against Indiana Priest 

An Indiana priest has been accused of sexually abusing two people, including a minor. The priest served as pastor at the St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church, as well as chaplain at Bishop Dwenger High School. Since the allegations surfaced in mid-September 2021, he has resigned from both positions. His name has been added to [...]

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