How Far We Haven’t Come: Jessica Leeds, Anita Hill and Me

Trump supporters claim that Jessica Leeds, who recently came forward to say the presidential candidate assaulted her on a plane in the 1980s, is lying now because she didn’t come forward then. But I have a fairly good idea why she didn’t.

Imperatives for Carrying on in the Aftermath

Do not hang your head or clench your fists
when even your friend, after hearing the story,
says: My mother would never put up with that.

I Walked Away From a Corporate Career to Break the Silence

I am often asked how it’s possible for domestic violence to perpetuate in one family for four generations. It took me a long time to understand this question, and even longer to answer it. It’s possible because of one word: silence.

15 Ways Billy Bush Could Have Just Shut It Down

There are a hundred things Billy Bush could have done to interrupt Trump on the spot during that now-infamous conversation they had in 2005. He failed to do any of them.

WATCH: Vice President Biden Goes “Undercover” to Raise Awareness About Campus Sexual Assault

Vice President Joe Biden teamed up with Adam Devine for a video in support of the “It’s On Us” campaign to combat sexual assault on college campuses.

In Mocking Rape Culture, My University Revealed Our Own

In mocking the sexual assault scandal at a rival school, WKU students revealed that rape culture is very much present at ours.

Against Bystanding

These are only two of countless other stories of women being abused in public, while bystanders look on. In too many places, it is unsafe to be a woman (or a trans or non-binary person). Doing nothing — standing by — is its own violence.

New Study Shows That For Women, Guns Still Offer More Danger Than Protection

Their conclusion? “For women in America, guns are not used to save lives, but to take them.”

Gender, Class and Incarceration

More and more women with economic and social advantages are attending institutions of higher learning—but women without those advantages increasingly find themselves in penal institutions.

The Fight Goes On: What’s Missing from the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights

As we celebrate this imminent victory, we must continue to push for policies that dismantle obstacles to justice for all survivors.