Last week, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that students accused of sexual assault or rape will now be allowed to cross-examine their accusers at campus disciplinary hearings at public colleges and universities.
Dr. Meira Yasin, an assistant professor in the East Tennessee State University College of Nursing has learned a lot about trauma-informed care through her humanitarian work in other parts of the world.
East Tennessee State University’s third annual “Escape from Rape: A Cultural Change” conference will be held Friday, Sept. 14, at the Kingsport Center for Higher Education.
Twin Jonesborough brothers both were arrested Sunday on sexually related charges. One of the two was charged with raping a child.
A Jonesborough man was charged with sexually assaulting a female victim while stealing her purse and using her keys to enter her residence, police said in a court record.
In March, AP documented nearly 600 sex assault cases among children and teens on U.S. bases worldwide over a 10-year period.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness month – a month devoted to bringing attention to an issue that is often kept in the dark.
The East Tennessee State University Board of Trustees’ three-person Executive Committee voted Wednesday to recommend denying an appeal by a former tenured professor, who was fired in May after colleagues and students accused him of discrimination
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The chairman, vice chairman and treasurer of USA Gymnastics have resigned.
A recent report by the Comptroller’s Office of Research and Education Accountability said more needs to be done to protect the state’s students from sexual misconduct by faculty members.
When a Johnson City woman began hearing about the #MeToo movement — a show of solidarity among women who were victims of sexual misconduct at the hands of a man — she knew she wasn’t alone in her fear of speaking out.
Both the exact date of the alleged attack and a description of the attacker were lacking.
“Roy Moore denies it, that’s all I can say,” Trump said. “He denies it.”
Franken becomes the latest person swept up in sexual harassment allegations that have mushroomed since Hollywood figure Harvey Weinstein was hit with multiple allegations.
London’s Old Vic Theatre said Thursday it has received 20 allegations of inappropriate behavior by its former artistic director Kevin Spacey, and acknowledged that a “cult of personality” around the Hollywood star had made it difficult for people to come forward.