Professor and television host Melissa Harris Perry reveals she was raped in 2016 | The Grio Wednesday, while Twitter was abuzz about the Brett Kavanaugh allegations, writer, professor and television host, Melissa Harris Perry joined in on the conversation by revealing very personal details of her own experience as a victim of rape and shed light on why victims wait so long to come forward.

Wednesday, while Twitter was abuzz about the Brett Kavanaugh allegations, writer, professor and television host, Melissa Harris Perry joined in on the conversation by revealing very personal details of her own experience as a victim of rape and shed light on why victims wait so long to come forward.

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After years of domestic violence, a gun changed everything | The Philadelphia Tribune After one beating, Norris Jones went to her father’s house and shared what she was going through. “He looked at me and said, ‘What did you think marriage was?’”

After one beating, Norris Jones went to her father’s house and shared what she was going through. “He looked at me and said, ‘What did you think marriage was?’”

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I Am Evidence: the shocking film on the truth about untested rape kits | The Guardian In a new documentary, two film-makers bring to life the stories of sexual assault survivors let down by a fractured system

In a new documentary, two film-makers bring to life the stories of sexual assault survivors let down by a fractured system

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Recy Taylor, Catalyst for Anti-Rape Activism in the Jim Crow South, Dead at 97 | The Root Recy Taylor, whose story of sexual assault at the hands of six white men in 1944 is featured in the book At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance—A New History of the Civil Rights Movement From Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power, died at a nursing home in Abbeville, Ala., on Thursday morning. She was 97.

Recy Taylor, whose story of sexual assault at the hands of six white men in 1944 is featured in the book At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance—A New History of the Civil Rights Movement From Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power, died at a nursing home in Abbeville, Ala., on Thursday morning. She was 97.

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Army’s rape of Rohingya women sweeping, methodical: AP | Al Jazeera The rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been sweeping and methodical, the Associated Press news agency found in interviews with 29 women and girls who fled to neighbouring Bangladesh.

The rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar’s security forces has been sweeping and methodical, the Associated Press news agency found in interviews with 29 women and girls who fled to neighbouring Bangladesh.

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