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Activists Demand Open Hearing on Air Force Sexual Assaults (U.S.)

August 2, 2012

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Source (WASHINGTON) — Survivors of sexual assault in the military delivered a petition with more than 10,000 signatures to Congress Thursday demanding an open hearing on the sexual abuse scandal at Lackland Air Force base just minutes before the House Armed Services Committee began a closed-door briefing on Lackland. More than 30 female trainees say […]

The Invisible War- Sundance Trailer (12/02)

July 27, 2012

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An investigative and powerfully emotional examination of the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the U.S. military, the institutions that cover up its existence and the profound personal and social consequences that arise from it. Winner: US Documentary Audience Award – 2012 Sundance Film Festival

Sex assaults taint military (U.S.)

July 26, 2012

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Source: Telegram.com “Feminazi.” “Hey you, with the hair.” “B—.” Jenny McClendon heard these words frequently from her class leader when she first joined the Navy 15 years ago. But when she reported the verbal harassment, members of the staff treated her as if she had done something wrong. Her peers ostracized her and her class […]