As leaders decline to act, the numbers grow. In the past 20 years, about 380 Southern Baptist church leaders and volunteers have faced allegations of sexual misconduct, the newspapers found. They were pastors. Deacons. Ministers. Youth pastors....
I had a whole gaggle of 100-point bucks in my sights, sleeping peacefully on their feet, like cows. The way they were lined up, I could take down t...
Dani BostickThis @mcsweeneys piece is extra hilarious: "I threw the fishing string out into the salty water. Before it even reached the surface, a 200-pound perch leaped out of the creek and took the snaily bait."
The student council president also not allowed to speak. Students were told their speeches were "inconsistent with teaching of the Catholic Church."
Dani BostickRoger Foys, the bishop who oversees Covington Catholic in Kentucky, prohibited another school's openly gay valedictorian from delivering his speech after the school had approved it
Students mocking Native Americans is a symptom of a much bigger problem
Since he feared that people fleeing mortal danger and actual coyotes– amazing to say!– might cross the border and that heavy bags full of drugs might be thrown into the territory, he de…
Dani Bostick@SusanKristol Magna adfectus ira his verbis Manicula ad ea respondit: murum Claustrum Trabium Ferrearum Pulchrum appellandum
Moved by great anger because of these words, Manicula replied that the wall should be referred to as a Beautiful Steel Slat Barrier
A grand jury's report on sexual abuse by hundreds of Catholic priests in Pennsylvania is expected to be released later Tuesday.
Dani BostickI'm reading the grand jury report on sex abuse in Pennsylvania's Catholic Church so you don't have to. In sum, the Catholic Church shielded themselves by shaming, degrading, and discrediting survivors. This report is a reckoning. #TimesUP #MeToo THREAD
Nothing seemed "off" about Larry Nassar when I interviewed him in 1999, but it still feels like I could have done more.
Dani Bostick"The #MeToo movement has shown us exactly how many women and girls have suffered abuse in silence because no one believed them, or didn’t consider their claims important enough to take more serious action, or any action at all." Via @ShannonSMWrites
Allegations of sexual harassment against the dean who supervised Nassar reveal why decades of complaints weren't dealt with more aggressively.
Dani Bostick"Who in this system was looking out for the students? Who could students have turned to for real, meaningful intervention?"
A sad reality is that schools protect themselves over students.
As part of the top Trump aide's security clearance screening, both his former wives told the FBI about patters of abuse in their relationships.
Dani BostickOrrin Hatch just called Rob Porter's victims "morally bankrupt character assassins that would attempt to sully a man’s good name.”
... and people still wonder why victims of domestic violence often prefer to stay silent.