Topic: Sexual Assault
Ideas We Should Steal: Rape Kit Tracking System
Pennsylvania is one of only 12 states without a statewide system for tracking evidence from rapes, something that holds authorities accountable and helps ease trauma. Two state legislators want to change that
Listen: Ali Velshi Banned Book Club on Speak with Laurie Halse Anderson
The MSNBC anchor speaks with the author of a YA book about sexual assault
Sign Of The Times?
Does a rape in front of silent witnesses on the El signify that, amid rampant disorder, citizens have given up on that which keeps us all together: citizenship itself?
Guest Commentary: Sprinting Toward Gomorrah
A woman’s rape on the El—while other riders did nothing but hold up their cameras—forces a Gen Z’er to confront the dehumanizing consequences of lives lived on social media.
Citizen of the Week: Finn Glew
The recent Harriton High School grad started a motor rally to spur conversation about toxic masculinity while raising money to help survivors of sexual abuse
A Man To Put Away
A Temple student commiserates at a courthouse with a fellow assault survivor. At least one of them would have a chance at justice
What #MeToo in PA?
The state legislature failed to act on more than a dozen sexual harassment bills to protect workers across Pennsylvania. Here’s what that means for women