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Judge Drops Rape Case Against U.S.C. Student, Citing Video Evidence

Judge Drops Rape Case Against U.S.C. Student, Citing Video Evidence

Armaan Premjee, center, with a female student who would later accuse him of sexual assault. A California judge dismissed the rape charge last week after reviewing security video from a club and the
Art Briles Gains, and Then Loses Pro Coaching Job in Canada

Art Briles Gains, and Then Loses Pro Coaching Job in Canada

Art Briles, fired in 2016 amid questions about the handling of sexual assault allegations, was to join the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
Right and Left React to Betsy DeVos’s Changes to Campus Sex Assault Rules

Right and Left React to Betsy DeVos’s Changes to Campus Sex Assault Rules

Education Secretary Betsy Devos discussed the proposed new rules on the handling of campus sexual assault cases last week.
Californians Will Soon Have Nonbinary as a Gender Option on Birth Certificates

Californians Will Soon Have Nonbinary as a Gender Option on Birth Certificates

A new California law written by the Democratic state senators Toni Atkins, right, and Scott Wiener, left, offers a third gender option on state-issued identification.
Two Colleges Bound by History Are Roiled by the #MeToo Moment

Two Colleges Bound by History Are Roiled by the #MeToo Moment

Spelman College in Atlanta, where fliers protesting campus sexual assault appeared last month.
Two Colleges Bound by History Are Roiled by the #MeToo Moment

Two Colleges Bound by History Are Roiled by the #MeToo Moment

Spelman College in Atlanta, where fliers protesting campus sexual assault appeared last month.
Transgender Student’s Discrimination Suit Is Settled for $800,000

Transgender Student’s Discrimination Suit Is Settled for $800,000

Ashton Whitaker, right, and his mother, Melissa, in 2016.
Calls Grow for Michigan State University President to Resign Over Nassar Case

Calls Grow for Michigan State University President to Resign Over Nassar Case

President Lou Anna Simon of Michigan State University at the sentencing hearing for Larry Nassar in Lansing, Mich., on Wednesday.
Calls Grow for Michigan State University President to Resign Over Nassar Case

Calls Grow for Michigan State University President to Resign Over Nassar Case

President Lou Anna Simon of Michigan State University at the sentencing hearing for Larry Nassar in Lansing, Mich., on Wednesday.
Thank You for Asking

Thank You for Asking

Michelle Fujii, left, and Catalina La Mers-Noble at Antioch College, where students pioneered the college’s affirmative sexual consent policy in 1990. On campus, friends now ask permission before
Analysis: Sex, Sport, and Why Track and Field’s New Rules on Intersex Athletes Are Essential

Analysis: Sex, Sport, and Why Track and Field’s New Rules on Intersex Athletes Are Essential

Because of testosterone throughout the life cycle, many nonelite males routinely outperform the best elite females, including in track and field.
Transgender Student in Bathroom Dispute Wins Court Ruling

Transgender Student in Bathroom Dispute Wins Court Ruling

Gavin Grimm, in February 2017. His efforts to use the boys’ bathrooms at his high school thrust him into the middle of a national debate about the rights of transgender students.
Transgender Student in Bathroom Dispute Wins Court Ruling

Transgender Student in Bathroom Dispute Wins Court Ruling

Gavin Grimm, in February 2017. His efforts to use the boys’ bathrooms at his high school thrust him into the middle of a national debate about the rights of transgender students.
Sports of The Times: Triple Jeopardy in College Sexual Assault Case Ends an N.F.L. Career

Sports of The Times: Triple Jeopardy in College Sexual Assault Case Ends an N.F.L. Career

After Keith Mumphery was cleared of sexual assault charges filed by another student when he attended Michigan State, the university changed positions and he was tossed out of his graduate program and
Sports of The Times: Triple Jeopardy in College Sexual Assault Case Ends an N.F.L. Career

Sports of The Times: Triple Jeopardy in College Sexual Assault Case Ends an N.F.L. Career

After Keith Mumphery was cleared of sexual assault charges filed by another student when he attended Michigan State, the university changed positions and he was tossed out of his graduate program and
What Happens to #MeToo When a Feminist Is the Accused?

What Happens to #MeToo When a Feminist Is the Accused?

Nimrod Reitman accused his former N.Y.U. graduate school adviser, Avital Ronell, of sexually harassing him, and the university found her responsible. But some leading feminist scholars have supported
Proposed Rules Would Reduce Sexual Misconduct Inquiries, Education Dept. Estimates

Proposed Rules Would Reduce Sexual Misconduct Inquiries, Education Dept. Estimates

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is overhauling regulations governing Title IX, the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in federally funded schools.
Proposed Rules Would Reduce Sexual Misconduct Inquiries, Education Dept. Estimates

Proposed Rules Would Reduce Sexual Misconduct Inquiries, Education Dept. Estimates

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is overhauling regulations governing Title IX, the federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in federally funded schools.