When I was raped by a member of a popular fraternity 14 years ago, the sorority sisters I told were upset with me for reporting it because they were concerned about the potential backlash. Imagine if he'd been on the football team.
A Senior High teacher convicted of raping a 14-year-old student who later committed suicide was sentenced to spend just 30 days in jail, partly because the victim seemed "older than her chronological age."
A total of 13 women have come forward with sexual harassment claims against the mayor. Many of those women were military sex assault survivors -- and they don't think it's a coincidence that Filner is targeting them.
Tawana Brawley was 15 years old and missing for days when she was found in a trash bag in November 1987. But with no firm evidence and a team of questionably driven advisers behind her, a grand jury ruled that Brawley's gang-rape claims were a lie.