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Senate Democrats block bill requiring medical care for babies who survive being aborted

Senate Democrats block bill requiring medical care for babies who survive being aborted

Senate Democrats voted Tuesday to block legislation that would have required medical care be provided to babies who survive being aborted, stopping the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection
Gayle King Asked Lisa Leslie About Kobe Bryant's Rape Case. The Response Revealed How Much Further We Need to Go

Gayle King Asked Lisa Leslie About Kobe Bryant's Rape Case. The Response Revealed How Much Further We Need to Go

Gayle King became the target of intense and widespread backlash this week after her interview with former WNBA star Lisa Leslie went viral. The subject: Kobe Bryant and his legacy.Read more...
In 2015, 4 Survivors Posed With Iconic Auschwitz Photo 70 Years After the Notorious Death Camp Was Liberated

In 2015, 4 Survivors Posed With Iconic Auschwitz Photo 70 Years After the Notorious Death Camp Was Liberated

Getty Images In 2015, child survivors of the holocaust who were photographed huddled together at notorious Auschwitz have been reunited...
Retired LAPD officer charged with revenge porn after sharing colleague's images with department

Retired LAPD officer charged with revenge porn after sharing colleague's images with department

Investigating cases of domestic violence and sexual assault didn’t protect Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Detective Ysabel Villegas from being a victim. Despite experiencing violence herself,
Complete Mental Health Is Achievable After Childhood Sex Abuse

Complete Mental Health Is Achievable After Childhood Sex Abuse

New research suggests victims of childhood sexual abuse can overcome the detrimental effects of the trauma and live a life with complete mental health. However social isolation, chronic pain, and...
New York Times describes 'a penis in the face' as 'harmless fun' in tweet promoting Kavanaugh story

New York Times describes 'a penis in the face' as 'harmless fun' in tweet promoting Kavanaugh story

The New York Times outdid itself on Saturday, when staff took to social media to promote an excerpt from an upcoming book about alleged rapist and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s time at Yale.
More Than 300 Catholic Clergy in New Jersey Have Been Accused of Sex Abuse, Report Says

More Than 300 Catholic Clergy in New Jersey Have Been Accused of Sex Abuse, Report Says

The report names priests, deacons, nuns, and other religious figures associated with the five Roman Catholic dioceses in New Jersey — including members of religious orders.
Power: For Those Who Survive Police Violence, Their Black Lives Matter, Too [Watch]

Power: For Those Who Survive Police Violence, Their Black Lives Matter, Too [Watch]

Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Marie Cullors wears many hats: activist, author, abolitionist, white supremacy slayer. But one role many may not know of Cullors is that of “artist.” Read
Clyburn defends Omar: Her experiences are more empirical and personal than descendants of Holocaust survivors

Clyburn defends Omar: Her experiences are more empirical and personal than descendants of Holocaust survivors

“I’ve talked to her, and I can tell you she is living through a lot of pain.” The post Clyburn defends Omar: Her experiences are more empirical and personal than descendants of Holocaust survivors
10 Car Crash Survivors Pose Proudly For A Chilling Photo Project To Raise Awareness About Seatbelt Safety

10 Car Crash Survivors Pose Proudly For A Chilling Photo Project To Raise Awareness About Seatbelt Safety

Liam Bethell Shocking portraits of the searing bruises that seatbelts can leave behind after a crash are being celebrated as...

Sisters, age 5 and 8, talk about how they survived two nights lost in the woods

Two sisters, age 8 and 5, spent 44 hours lost in the woods in Humboldt County, California before they were rescued on Sunday. They had simply gone on a walk from their Northern California house Friday
How Trump’s State of the Union Guests Embodied His Politics of Fear and Dread

How Trump’s State of the Union Guests Embodied His Politics of Fear and Dread

Masha Gessen writes about what we can deduce about President Trump’s priorities from his choice of guests for his second State of the Union Address, whose attendees included Buzz Aldrin, Holocaust
'We Hear You. We See You. We Believe You': Terry Crews and More Help #MeToo Center Survivors in a New PSA Campaign

'We Hear You. We See You. We Believe You': Terry Crews and More Help #MeToo Center Survivors in a New PSA Campaign

In the recent rush to bring sexual predators to justice, the survivors of sexual violence are often lost in the shuffle of debates, rhetoric and sensationalism that ensues. But the Me Too movement,
Michigan State may soon fire interim president for saying Nassar victims are 'enjoying' spotlight

Michigan State may soon fire interim president for saying Nassar victims are 'enjoying' spotlight

Michigan State University's interim President John Engler's tenure may be ending soon after his recent comment that Larry Nassar's sexual abuse victims are "enjoying" being in the spotlight. "This
. Part One: R. Kelly: His Life, Times & Vicious Sex Cult

. Part One: R. Kelly: His Life, Times & Vicious Sex Cult

Does R. Kelly Have A Sex Cult? In episode 42, Robert is joined by comedian Teresa Lee to discuss the life of R&B singer, R. Kelly.

Peter Jackson's They Shall Not Grow Old is a stunning act of remembrance

Everyone raised in my hometown learned to recite In Flanders Fields in school. Every year, as November 11th, Remembrance Day, drew near, we were taught about the First World War. We made poppies. We
5 ways you can stand up for domestic violence survivors

5 ways you can stand up for domestic violence survivors

Over the course of one year, an average of 10 million women and men are physically abused by an intimate partner in the U.S. Domestic violence can take the form of physical, psychological, or
This Newspaper Ran a Wildly Offensive Cartoon of Kavanaugh's Accuser

This Newspaper Ran a Wildly Offensive Cartoon of Kavanaugh's Accuser

Readers were outraged by the 'Indy Star' image, which depicted Christine Blasey Ford making a series of ridiculous demands like "roses" and "green M&Ms."
Woman who fell off cruise ship treaded water for 10 hours before being rescued

Woman who fell off cruise ship treaded water for 10 hours before being rescued

Kay Longstaff said she sang songs to stay awake while floating and treading water 60 miles off the coast of Croatia. The 46-year-old British woman says she fell from the deck of Norwegian Star cruise
When Recalling the Trauma of Sexual Violence Is Your Best Shot at a Visa

When Recalling the Trauma of Sexual Violence Is Your Best Shot at a Visa

America's U Visa offers hope to survivors of awful crimes, even under Donald Trump. But applying can be its own kind of nightmare.