Former U.S. Rhythmic Gymnast Pens Powerful Essay On ‘Crippling’ Sexual Abuse

Former U.S. rhythmic gymnast Jessica Howard is fighting to end what she calls “crippling” abuse plaguing USA Gymnastics, which she said she experienced nearly 18 years ago. In an essay for The New York Times published Wednesday, Howard, the U.S. champion of rhythmic gymnastics from 1999 to 2001, railed against the sport’s national governing body […]

Sport and Society for Arete-Sexual Abuse in British Youth Football

It has been almost three weeks now since the first stories of child abuse in British football were published in The Guardian. The first revelation involved one player coming forward to describe how he was abused by his youth football coach at the Crewe Alexandra football club. The charges came from Andy Woodward, age 43, […]

The 8 Most Damning Lines From The Baylor Football Sex Abuse Report

Baylor University is finally waking up to these facts: For years, there was a massive, systematic failure within the Baylor football program when it came to issues of sexual assault. When faced with assault accusations against its players between 2012 and 2015, Baylor’s football program repeatedly failed to properly report the misconduct as lawfully required by Title […]