Posts Tagged ‘Assault’

Trump Accuser Demands Release Of Documents On All His Sexual Assault Allegations

Summer Zervos, who claims Trump groped her without consent, is suing the president for defamation. U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of […]

The New Senate Health Care Bill Is Still An Assault On The Safety Net

Big Medicaid cuts and weakened protections for people with pre-existing conditions remain at its heart. U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of […]

Trevor Noah: When It Comes To Sexual Assault Month, Trump Knows His S**t

Tonight at 11/10c, Trump proclaims April Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and, well, you know the rest. pic.twitter.com/R1GK4D3x75 — The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) April 4, 2017 April is not just for fools, it’s also for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. President Donald Trump, who notoriously boasted about grabbing women by the crotch, can […]

‘Biggest Loser’ Winner Reveals That Sexual Assault Triggered Her Recent Weight Gain

When Ali Vincent won the fifth season of “The Biggest Loser” and became the first female contestant to take home the title, she had lost an incredible 112 pounds. For the next seven years, Vincent maintained a healthy weight. Then, in 2015, she experienced a personal trauma that triggered a rapid weight gain over a […]

How One Sexual Assault Survivor Is Helping Others Take Back Their Bodies

Olivia was a preteen when her mother died of ovarian cancer. One year later, she was raped.  When Olivia reached her 20s, her doctor began encouraging her to have regular cervical smear tests. But Olivia found pap smears invasive and traumatizing — they reminded her of being raped.  “I couldn’t have [the test],” Olivia, now in her […]

Brown’s Interim Task Force Report Calls For Changes In Sexual Assault Cases

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Brown University task force on sexual assault said Wednesday the school’s current culture is unacceptable and must be changed to ensure the campus is a “safe and welcoming place.” The 17-member panel, formed amid increased national scrutiny of how colleges handle sexual assault complaints, released an interim report on the […]

President Obama Launches the “It’s On Us” Campaign to End Sexual Assault on Campus

Watch on YouTube Today at the White House, President Obama joined Vice President Biden and Americans across the country to launch the “It’s On Us” initiative — an awareness campaign to help put an end to sexual assault on college campuses.  It's On Us asks everyone — men and women across America — to make a […]

Who Is Really Behind the Assault on School Nutrition Standards?

When I was a coalition leader advocating for a New York state bill that would mandate healthier school food nutrition standards, I came up against the powerful New York chapter of the School Nutrition Association (SNA). The SNA, which represents school food workers across the nation, has always been heavily funded and influenced by the […]

Weekly Wrap Up: Ending Sexual Assault, Inspiring the Youth, and More

This week, the President returned from his trip to Asia; we launched a new website to help end sexual assault violence; the First Lady encouraged students to reach higher by completing their education; Team USA took part in the Let's Move! Olympics Opening Ceremony; and more. Check out what else you may have missed in […]

What They’re Saying: New Steps to Protect Students from Sexual Assault

Watch on YouTube One in five college-aged women is sexually assaulted in college – most often by someone she knows. The Obama Administration is committed to putting an end to this violence, which is why today, the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault released its first-ever report and announced a series […]

A Renewed Call to Action to End Rape and Sexual Assault

As part of an unprecedented national effort to address alarming rates of sexual assault on college campuses, President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum today to establish the “White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault." The taskforce will be charged with sharing best practices, and increasing transparency, enforcement, public awareness, and interagency coordination […]

The President and Vice President Speak on Preventing Sexual Assault

President Obama says that as a government, and as a nation, we have the capacity to stop sexual assault, support those who have survived it, and bring perpetrators to justice. January 22, 2014. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of […]

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