In Air Force Report, Where Were the Survivors?

If you’re trying to prevent a crime, shouldn’t you talk to survivors to find out their viewpoint? Not in the Air Force. Yesterday, the U.S. House Armed Services Committee held […] Read more »

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   January 24, 2013

Weak Progress on Ending Military Sexual Assault

“When we can’t protect those who protect our rights, something is wrong,” said Martin R. Castro, chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, as he opened a hearing on […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   January 15, 2013

Steubenville: A Wake-up Call for Schools

Warning: The content of this post might trigger unpleasant memories for anyone who has experienced sexual assault. Last summer in Steubenville, Ohio, two 16-year-old high school football players allegedly raped […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   January 08, 2013

Notre Dame: Another Reason to Reauthorize VAWA

On January 7, the University of Notre Dame football team will compete to win a U.S. national title. And playing on the team, to the cheers of millions of people, […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   2 Comments   |   December 10, 2012

LAF Express — December 2012

The December 2012 e-newsletter LAF Express includes articles about how AAUW began supporting the pay discrimination lawsuit LeBlanc v. Trustees of Indiana University, AAUW members can receive a discount on the book I Still Believe Anita Hill; and the documentary The Invisible War is available to rent from Netflix or purchase from Amazon. Read more »

  |   ,   |   November 12, 2012

LAF Express — November 2012

This LAF Express includes articles about how the LAF-supported case Parker v. Indiana High School Athletic Association successfully settled and the three lawsuits against Feather River Community College that received a ruling in their favor in California. Read more »

  |   ,   |   November 01, 2012

LAF Express — October 2012

This LAF Express includes articles about how the AAUW Board of Directors voted to contribute to seven on-going LAF-supported cases and AAUW board member Kathleen Cha spoke at the press announcement of a third military sexual assault case, Shaw v. Panetta. Read more »

  |   ,   |   October 18, 2012

Love Is Not Abuse

Warning: The content of this post may trigger unpleasant memories for anyone who has experienced domestic violence. When I was 20 years old, I had an unpaid summer internship with […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   October 05, 2012

Court Case: Hoffman et al v. Panetta et al

This is a military sexual assault case filed by 19 plaintiffs in the Army and Air force who were sexually assaulted or raped while on active duty by other service members. Read more »

  |     |   September 28, 2012

Twenty More Veterans Speak Out about Sexual Assault

Today, sexual assault in the military is making headlines as another lawsuit, Shaw v. Panetta, is filed in San Francisco federal court on behalf of more than 20 U.S. Army […] Read more »

Blog   |   Community   |   4 Comments   |   September 28, 2012