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Minnie Driver's Story of Being Assaulted at 16 Years Old Illustrates Why Many Survivors Don't Come Forward

Minnie Driver revealed something very personal to Pete Dominick on Sirius XM’ Read More »

Nancy O'Dell Responds to the Donald Trump Tape: "I Didn't Ask to Be a Part [Of This]"

Following days of controversy for Donald Trump, Entertainment Tonight cohost Nancy O'Dell addressed the audio tape that leaked last Friday — which not only revealed vulgar comments the Republican nominee made about women while visiting the set of Access Hollywood in 2005, but inadvertently dragge Read More »

"We Are All Survivors": Rape Foundation Advocate Viola Davis Honored At Annual Brunch

"Myself, my mother, my sisters, my friend Rebecca, my friend from childhood, we all have one thing in common," Viola Davis told the attendees of The Rape Foundation Read More »

School Suspends Students After They Reported Sexual Assaults

While it's common to hear people blame sexual assault victims for not reporting the crimes committed against them, it's also easy to see why two thirds of sexual assaults go unreported when you hear about the c Read More »

The House Just Voted to Protect Survivors of Sexual Assault

A historic piece of legislation, the federal Survivors' Bill of Rights — written to protect survivors of sexual assault when they come for Read More »

Will California End Its Statute of Limitations On Sexual Assault?

Following the verdict of the Stanford rape case, in which swimmer Brock Turner — convicted of raping a fellow classmate while she was unconscious — was given a short six-month prison sentence, California lawmakers are finally t Read More »

New Netflix Documentary "Audrie & Daisy" Will Open Discussion On Sexual Assault

The documentary "Audrie & Daisy" made its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival in January. Read More »

Erykah Badu Will Donate Concert Proceeds to Help Process Untested Rape Kits in Detroit

Grammy award-winning artist Erykah Badu announced plans earlier this week to donate proceeds from her August 12 concert at Detroit's Chene Park Amphitheater to help the city's efforts to test thousands of backlogged rape kits, Read More »

Obama and Biden Will Not Visit Campuses That Fail to Tackle Sexual Assault

According to recent reports, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are no longer visiting Read More »