Articles tagged: rape
One-quarter of the state’s crisis centers, which provide free services to survivors of sexual assault, have waitlists between two and five months.
Requests for services at rape crisis centers in Texas have increased by around 25 percent since 2016, driving waitlists for counseling up to eight months in som...Read More
Update, 12:48 p.m.: After my piece ran Wednesday morning, Stickland called to say he “severely regrets” the comments he’d made in the past. H...Read More
Can alcohol factor in discussions about college sexual assault in a way that’s not distracting?
If we continually describe rape as a crime tied inextricably to drinking — rather than to a whole host of other social and cultural factors, not least the nar...Read More
In October, police say, a man raped a 12-year-old girl in a Houston public bathroom. Well, that’s not actually what police say. The detective, a man who is pa...Read More
It’s no small relief to see a large mainstream study say that sexual violence is a major health issue, shifting the problem of sexual assault from individual ...Read More
Conservative lawmakers found even more ways to restrict reproductive health care access across Texas this session, putting minors and poor women at risk....Read More
The young journalists at The Daily Campus learned a simple and powerful lesson: Words really do matter. ...Read More
A massive new study by the U.S. Department of Justice ranked more than 350 jails by the rate of sexual abuse reported by their prisoners. Houston’s Harris Cou...Read More