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250 Anti-Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Groups Condemn “Bathroom Bills” Targeting Transgender Population

NC Governor Pat McCrory has stated he will not repeal HB2 (Photo By Al Drago/CQ Roll Call) (CQ Roll Call via AP Images)

The National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women released a statement Thursday opposing anti-transgender initiatives–such as North Carolina’s notorious HB2–because they will inevitably increase violence against transgender people rather than protect women from violence. 250+ Anti-Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Orgs: Support Trans Community https://t.co/xI41ybQWw3 #ProtectEveryone …

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Ex-Cop In Missouri On Trial For Sexually Assaulting Women And Children On Duty Found Dead In Jail Cell

Credit: KLPR11.com

Marty L. Rainey, the former Gasconade County, Missouri deputy in Set. Genevieve County jail for multiple state and federal charges alleging he sexually assaulted several women, one of whom was underage, was found dead in his cell Saturday morning. Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Major Jason Schott said the Missouri State …

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India: Teenage Rape Victim Raped Again While Recovering In Hospital

(AFP)

On Monday a fifteen-year-old girl reported being raped by a hospital security guard while she was in the hospital recovering from another rape by another teenager in Jamshedpur, India.  The second rape occurred only five days after the first.  While the victim’s mother was out, the security guard escorted the victim to the …

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Migrants take to the streets in Cologne: “We are refugees from Syria. “We’re against racism, sexism and war.”

(Deutsche Welle)

Migrants in Germany have arranged their own protests against the New Years Eve attacks against women at the Cologne cathedral.  Reports of attacks on that night have now grown to over 500, leading primarily men to take to the street with signs declaring that not all migrants are responsible. The …

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