Women lawmakers are tackling sexual harassment in a variety of ways, including introducing bipartisan bills to combat sexual misconduct
It is worth celebrating these 11 recent victories for sexual assault survivors
Montana just updated an archaic rape law from the 1970’s
Texas Senate Bills 968 and 969 were approved on Friday to combat sexual violence on college campuses.
Recent history demonstrates that even strong state protections may be insufficient in practice to help survivors of rape, sexual assault, or domestic violence.
Lawmakers Melissa Sargent and Cristina Garcia have submitted bills to criminalize the sexual assault act of “stealthing.”
Washington D.C Mayor Muriel E. Bowser is proposing legislation after year-long deliberations of an independent task force to address rape cases.
The Maryland Senate unanimously passed a bill Thursday that would get rid of a requirement that rape victims show
Two of the bills filed Tuesday by Kirk Watson to address weaknesses in how the law and institutions of higher
On Monday, the Washington State House of Representatives passed House Bill 1384 on a 76-21 vote. The bill, sponsored by
The sexual assault scandal that’s plagued Baylor University this past year has led one state lawmaker to file legislation that would
A survivor of a high profile serial rape case is trying to change laws in Oklahoma. Danielle Tudor moved to
Editor’s note: This story was published Feb. 4, 2015. Rep. Brian Greene apologized the next day for causing unintended pain
Survivors of sexual assault, stalking and domestic abuse pleaded with lawmakers to pass a bill they say could save lives
A new law in Arkansas bans most second trimester abortions and allows a woman’s husband to sue the doctor for
Amid concerns about sexual assaults on college campuses, Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed a bill requiring high schools that
The same country that elected a man accused by many women of sexual assault seemed to cross a critical threshold