NYPD captain draws outrage after saying ‘true stranger rapes’ are more troubling than others

(The Washington Post)

“Rape is a crime — whether you know the rapist or not, whether you are on Tinder or not — and it is the responsibility of law enforcement to investigate, prosecute and hold rapists accountable for their crimes — period, full stop,” Nita Chaudhary, the group’s founder, told the Huffington Post.

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Women’s Group Dissects Sexism in Matt Lauer’s Questioning of Hillary Clinton, Demands More Female Moderators for Presidential Debates

(People Magazine)

“I think people are outraged by not only Matt Lauer’s moderation but the sexism that was contained in that moderation, and I think that that is creating a moment where people are really thinking about what is going to happen in these debates and what do we need as voters?”

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School athlete’s sex assault case in Mass. compared to Stanford case

(Associated Press)

‘‘These cases are both examples of rape culture at work,’’ said Karin Roland, chief campaigns officer at the women’s advocacy group UltraViolet.

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Video calls out all the sexist Olympic coverage

(Mashable)

A video by UltraViolet — a national women’s advocacy group known for conducting online campaigns to highlight women’s issues such as violence, maternity leave and equal rights — calls out the media for some of the blatant sexism that has been displayed thus far during the 2016 Olympics coverage.

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This Ad Supporting Equal Pay for Women’s Soccer Players Will Air During the Olympics

(Slate)

The U.S. women’s national soccer team is getting a nice PR boost for its fight for equal pay during the Olympics. A new ad from UltraViolet, a feminist advocacy group, makes a concise argument against a current U.S. Soccer payment structure that pays the men’s team more for just showing up to a game than it pays women for a major win. It will air on NBC stations in Seattle and Baltimore on Tuesday, when the networks will air the U.S. women’s soccer team’s game against Colombia at 6 p.m., and on news sites for sports outlets like ESPN and Sports Illustrated.

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Roger Ailes May Be Forced Out at Fox News This Week

(Fortune)

On Monday, the women’s advocacy organization UltraViolet also announced the nearly 50,000 people have signed the group’s petition calling for Ailes’ removal as head of Fox News.

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Letter By Retired Judges Addresses Efforts To Remove Current Judge For Sentence On Ex-Stanford Swimmer

(SF Gate)

A letter released today by a group of retired Santa Clara County Superior Court judges speaks out against efforts to remove a current judge over his sentence for an ex-Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault last month.

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Judge In Stanford Sexual Assault Trial Removed From New Case

(NPR)

Activists from UltraViolet, a national women’s advocacy organization, hold a rally Friday in San Francisco before delivering more than 1 million signatures to the California Commission on Judicial Performance calling for the removal of Judge Aaron Persky from the bench.

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Organizations Team Up To Provide Childcare At Polling Location

(San Francisco Chronicle)

National women’s advocacy group UltraViolet and National Domestic Workers Alliance sponsored the program, providing childcare at two polling locations, as long lines are predicted due to an increase in voter registration, according to event organizers.

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Baylor alumni call for release of full Pepper Hamilton report

(USA Today)

“Baylor University must implement comprehensive reporting policies, provide real support for survivors of sexual assault, and create a transparent and accountable process for punishing rapists and their defenders.”

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Women’s Group Demands 21st Century Fox Fire Bill O’Reilly Immediately

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TUESDAY: Billboard Circles Capitol Hill Declaring “Survivors of Sexual Assault Can’t Trust Jeff Sessions” As Senate Judiciary Committee Begins Confirmation Hearings for Attorney General

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UltraViolet on NYPD Captain Peter Rose’s Apology for Recent Sexual Assault Comments

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Women’s Group Demands NYPD Fire Captain Peter Rose Over Comments on Sexual Assault

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MONDAY 11AM: Sexual Assault Survivors Confront Senator Jeff Sessions, Deliver Giant Poster With the Definition of Sexual Assault to His Senate Office

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THURSDAY 12PM: Pro-Choice Advocates Deliver Copies of the Constitution, 100,000 Signatures to Governor Kasich Shaming Him for Signing Unconstitutional 20-Week Abortion Ban

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