I Was Raped and Abandoned in the Snow

I'd like to tell you a story. It's about a 14-year-old girl who was manipulated by a 17-year-old boy. He and his friends coerced her to drink and drink until she couldn't walk, and then they raped her. They dragged her, crying, out to the car, and dropped her off in the snow of her front yard in the middle of the night. You might think I'm talking about Daisy Coleman, and you'd be right, I am. But I'm also talking about me....more
Thank you for this courageous post. I am sorry for what you have suffered. It sounds like such a ...more

Slut Walks: An International View

Dominique Strass-Kahn is released on his own recognizance because the hotel maid he allegedly sexually assaulted is not “credible”....more

Arnold and Dominique: Adultery (aka Folie) a Deux

One of the most influential men in the entire world stands accused of violent rape. He was thought to have left the fancy hotel. He had not left. He allegedly laid in wait. Allegedly naked. And she reportedly is HIV positive, will he now sue her for "deliberate endangerment by exposure to a virus" or some other legal term? His well paid attorney is now saying it was a ‘set up’ to ruin Mr Strauss-Kahn’s political potential....more

Sovereignty for Native Women: The Tribal Law and Order Act

On Friday, July 30, President Obama signed into law the Tribal Law and Order Act.  It's a milestone in tribal law:  legislation that works to protect Native women by supporting tribal sovereignty –- and thereby enhancing personal and sexual sovereignty, as well. One in every three Native American women will be raped at least once during her lifetime. ...more
Superficially, the The Tribal Law and Order Act sounds good, but the Federal Government of the ...more