One of the ramifications from this case ISN’T that women will have a harder time proving sexual assault. The disbelief of female assault victims and the misogyny of men have been in play long before Derrick Rose or Jane Doe existed. Men have always tried to silence and discredit women whether sexual assault is involved or not.
On any given day over the past several months you were very likely to come across a headline about Baylor University and its problem with sexual assault. Football players were (and still are) de-committing, administrators were being fired and repurposed, there were convictions, cover-ups, interviews and investigations at every turn. If chaos has come […]
Yesterday the sports world was set abuzz when it was announced that members of the US Women’s National Team (USWNT) filed a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against the US Soccer Federation (USSF). Based in the Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA), the complaint states that the USSF has discriminated against the […]