December 10, 2013
Hunger Yelton, 6, has been suspended from his school for kissing one of his female classmates.
October 31, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education announced today that its Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has entered into an agreement with the State University of New York (SUNY) to ensure compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) by SUNY and each of its 29 state-operated campuses.
October 26, 2013
Compared to heterosexual adolescents, American youth who identify as being gay, bisexual or “questioning” are more likely to report that they were sexually harassed within the past year.
October 24, 2013
Case Western Reserve University Law School Dean Lawrence Mitchell and the school are being sued by former Associate Dean Raymond Ku, alleging that Mitchell and Case Western retaliated against Ku for reporting that Mitchell had possibly sexually harassed female students and staff.
September 13, 2013
This video was created by the University of Maine.
July 26, 2013
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by an Oakland University student, who claimed his First Amendment rights were violated after he was suspended for writing about his sexual attraction to his instructor.
April 19, 2013
After students filed a civil rights complaint against Occidental College, claiming that the school failed to protect women from sexual assaults, the college has hired two former sex crimes prosecutors to conduct an extensive review of the university handles such reports.
June 27, 2012
ICEF Public Schools has settled three sexual harassment claims against a high profile teacher and musician, Fernando Pullum.
June 15, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education announced that its Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has entered into a resolution agreement with Yale University to resolve a complaint alleging that Yale failed to eliminate sex discrimination in violation of Title IX.
June 5, 2012
Prompt, thorough and impartial inquiries will help protect victims of sexual violence and ensure your institution is in compliance with Title IX.
June 4, 2012
While the U.S. Department of Education has yet to levy a fine for non-compliance with its Title IX sexual violence guidance, the average award in sexual assault cases that go to a jury is about $200,000.
May 27, 2012
The University of Montana has come under fire in the past two years for mishandling rape cases, particularly those that involved football team members.
May 21, 2012
Miami Dade Public Schools Police Chief Charles Hurley is accused of directing officers to place students under temporary detention rather than arrest them to make it appear as if crime had decreased under his watch.
May 4, 2012
A gay teenager claims he brought a stun gun to school and fired it into the air to defend himself from bullies.
March 15, 2012
An investigation by NBC News has uncovered dozens of cases in which foreign exchange students were allegedly raped, sexually abused or harassed by their American host families. In one case, at least four students were sexually abused by the same host father for over two years, even though the first victim spoke out about the abuse.
March 13, 2012
City University of New York is looking to ban professors from engaging in intimate relationships with "students for whom they have professional responsibility." The proposed policy would also require staff to disclose relationships with employees they supervise.
February 15, 2012
Colby College has found that 15 students violated its sexual misconduct policy. A dozen of those students were suspended, two students voluntarily withdrew from the college and another case is pending.
January 13, 2012
A Muslim woman filed a lawsuit against the University of Bridgeport claiming that the university failed to investigate her reports of sexual harassment. Her harasser, in retaliation, reported her to the FBI as a terrorist.
November 22, 2011
Brandon McInerney, 17, has admitted in court to killing a gay classmate who he believed was flirting with him.
November 7, 2011
Sexual harassment is part of everyday life in middle schools and high schools, according to a report just released by the American Association of University Women