Tag Archives: Sexual assault

Why removing the statute of limitations for sexual assaults is a good idea

A California bill proposing to eliminate the 10-year statute of limitations on rape and child molestation charges has passed in the Senate Public Safety Committee. That committee had, in the past, refused to move through similar bills. The new bill … Continue reading

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Rape survivor or rape victim?

I was running through¬†my upcoming keynote address at Carnegie Mellon’s MOSAIC conference¬†for my niece, a recent university graduate, when she suddenly looked up from her phone, on which she had been taking notes. “You can’t say that,” she said. “Say … Continue reading

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Step up. Speak Out. Change your world.

Earlier this week social media exploded when Amber Coffman of the band Dirty Projectors tweeted that indie-music publicist Heathcliff Berru had groped her at a bar. Afterwards, several other women came forward with even more disturbing complaints. The allegations forced … Continue reading

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