September Media Update

Local 

Scott Rodgers thought to have been murdered by ex-lover

LSU working to stay updated on campus sexual assault issues

Man arrested on suspicion of molesting 16-year-old after LSU football tailgating

STAR in the News

Nola.com reports: Baton Rouge a hub for sex trafficking 

Nola.com reports: Louisiana campus sexual assault report is a mixed bag, legislator says

Nola.com reports: Louisiana sex assault victims often face hefty bills for medical care

WBRZ reports: Sex offender’s release concerns advocates

WBRZ reports: State Representative Pat Smith outraged that rape victims have to pay for emergency services

Dig Magazine reports: Epidemic of abuse in Baton Rouge

Poster - Alcohol Doesn't Equal Foreplay

National 

Cee-Lo Green pleads not guilty to rape, deletes Twitter after controversial comments

Beyond ‘no means no’: The future of campus rape prevention is ‘yes means yes’

Statutory rape victim forced to pay child support 

Rape victim protests Columbia policy by carrying around a mattress

NCAA releases new handbook addressing sexual violence

Nearly 1 in 5 women have been raped at some point in their lives, the CDC reports

GQ reports on male military sexual assault

NFL establishing partnerships with domestic violence, sexual assault prevention groups

Obama launches new campaign targeting men to stop campus sexual assault

In combating campus sexual assault, a new focus on fraternities

A Huffington Post study found that fewer than one-third of campus sexual assault cases result in expulsion

International

Seven Afghan men sentenced to death after gang rape

Educational 

The sexual violence of non-consensual nudity  

STAR’s Director of Prevention Rebecca Marchiafava tackles the connection between alcohol and unhealthy norms of sexual interaction

 

 

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