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  • Affirmative consent should be the standard

    Affirmative consent should be the standard
    Some defense-minded law professors and others have criticized revised college sexual misconduct policies that shift the definition of sexual assault from involuntary sexual relations to a lack of affirmative consent. But affirmative consent is the right standard. It best protects an individual's autonomy and is the best way for someone to know if a partner is engaging in sex voluntarily. Ambiguity should be seen as sexual assault. Ambiguity is not permissible in other contexts: When I don't respond to the panhandler, I certainly am not consenting to the removal of my wallet. It is also the proper standard because two people shouldn't be engaging in activity that risks having a child if they can't even communicate the word "yes" to each other.
  • Cosby's accusers face doubts, questions

    ATLANTA For weeks the question has been asked across social media, on news talk shows and in casual conversations among friends: Why did it take many of Bill Cosby's accusers decades to come forward with allegations of sexual assault against him? If...

    Ex-Casselberry police chief named one of the worst bosses of 2014

    Ex-Casselberry police chief named one of the worst bosses of 2014
    eBossWatch has named former Casselberry Police Chief Bill McNeil -- who resigned after sexual misconduct allegations began to surface -- one of the worst bosses in America for 2014. A panel of workplace experts evaluated different bosses across the...

    Disgraced anti-sex slavery crusader Mam unveils plans for new group

    By Lisa Anderson NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Disgraced Cambodian anti-sex trafficking activist Somaly Mam, who was forced to resign from her own foundation seven months ago amid reports her dramatic life story was fabricated, has unveiled...

    49ers cut Ray McDonald in wake of sexual assault investigation

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers released Ray McDonald on Wednesday after police announced that the veteran defensive tackle is the suspect in a sexual assault investigation. General manager Trent Baalke said the 49ers notified McDonald...