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Timeless stories from our 171-year archive handpicked to speak to the news of the day.
A plague of unsolved femicides haunts Mexico
Why the criminal justice system is ill-equipped to prosecute rape charges
What the U.S. Olympic Committee can — and can’t — do about sexual abuse
When I was growing up in the 1960s, I was taught by the adult world that good girls never had sex and bad girls did. This rule had clarity going…
Where pregnant women have more to fear than Zika
From a debate in February in the Utah State Legislature about House Bill 74, which specifies that consent for sexual contact cannot be given in circumstances in which a person…
From questions asked by deputies of the L.A. County Men’s Jail to determine whether an inmate should be placed in a unit created to house and protect gay and transgender…
What liberation looks like for Afghan women
From the Indiegogo funding-campaign profile for AR Wear, described as “wearable protection for when things go wrong.” The company surpassed its $50,000 funding goal last year and is currently at…
The military's sexual-assault problem
A plague of sexual violence in Indian country