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To combat sexual assault on college campuses, Gov. Cuomo signed into law on Tuesday a bill that requires all universities in New York state to adopt a "yes means yes" affirmative consent policy for students engaged in sexual activity. Under the law, silence can never be interpreted as consent. "Why is sex assault on college campuses such a problem? Because we let it go on too long," Governor Cuomo said at New York University, where he...
For several months now, the cultural conversation around sexual assault has dominated virtually every medium, mostly for better and sometimes for worse. Much of the discussion has focused, in particular, on the problem of sexual violence on college campuses and the woeful attempts (or lack thereof) by university administrators to adequately deal with rape claims. Perhaps no single figure has done more to publicize the issue than Emma Sulkowicz, an artist and undergraduate at Columbia...
In the last few weeks, stories detailing threats and acts of sexual violence against women have proliferated. Whether it was the ongoing coverage of the more than a dozen women who detailed being drugged and raped by comedian and cultural icon Bill Cosby, or that of the women who were targeted with rape and death threats during Gamergate, or that of Emma Sulkowicz the Columbia University student who has been walking around campus carrying a mattress...
Sexual assault on the subway is a scary, unpleasant specter always looming over the business of commuting in New York City, whether it’s groping or flashing or something even more intrusive. An analysis from the Daily News found over 3,000 reports of sexual assault on the subway from 2008 to 2013, mostly during rush hour, where, presumably, the crush of bodies provides cover for the creepsters. But those are just the incidents that people...

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