Report: MSU Basketball Player Under Investigation For Possible Criminal Sexual Conduct

ESPN’s Outside the Lines reported tonight that a member of the Michigan State basketball team, Brock Washington, is under investigation for possible criminal sexual conduct. Campus police took a report back in August from a woman who said Washington “forcibly groped her without her permission,” Paula Lavigne reported.…

Sergeant In Charge Of 2004 Larry Nassar Investigation Says "I Don't Have Any Memory Of It"

The first time Larry Nassar was reported to law enforcement—when Brianne Randall-Gay filed a complaint with the Meridian township police department in 2004—the case never made it to the prosecutor. In a newly released police report, it’s easy to see why. There was little police investigation beyond a few interviews…

Betsy DeVos Rolled Back Title IX Protections Two Days After Hanging Out With MSU President

It can be hard to keep track of how many different pieces of news broke today, all of them illuminating one larger point—Michigan State really didn’t want to try too hard, if at all, to prevent or investigate sexual assault or gender violence on its campus, and they were especially reluctant to do so if that case…

Bixby School District Superintendent Resigns Amid High School Football Rape Case

Three months after a 16-year-old boy in Oklahoma was allegedly raped with a pool cue by his Bixby High School football teammates at the superintendent’s home during a team function, the school board’s only “disciplinary action” so far has been to accept the resignation of the superintendent, Kyle Wood. They did this…

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Gymnast's Parents Sue U.S. Olympic Committee For Alleged Abuse Of Their Daughter By Larry Nassar

The parents of a former elite-level gymnast are suing the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics for their part in an “orchestrated scheme ... to suppress and conceal their knowledge of know sexual abusers in the USAG program, including Dr. Larry Nassar.” The lawsuit is the first to name the Olympic committee and…

Baylor Will Settle Lawsuit With Ex-Student Who Accused It Of Creating A "Hunting Ground For Sexual Assault Predators"

Baylor is in the process of settling a lawsuit filed by a former student who claimed in her suit that the university and its Board of Regents “had created a hunting ground for sexual predators to freely prey upon innocent, unsuspecting female students, with no concern of reprisal or consequences.”