AUSTIN: Mass Arrests of Working Women’s Day Procession Shocks Neighborhood

Photo: Member of International Working Women’s Day procession holds sign reading, “Organize Working Women!” as police make arrests. By Dmitri Sans On Sunday afternoon, an International Working Women’s Day (IWWD) procession in honor of working women and victims of sexist violence took the streets of Montopolis, a neighborhood that was the home of Veneranda Martinez-Gutierrez, a working mother who was killed by her estranged husband … Continue reading AUSTIN: Mass Arrests of Working Women’s Day Procession Shocks Neighborhood

AUSTIN: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Police, City, and County Over Mishandling of Sexual Assault Cases

PHOTO: Defendants in the dismissed lawsuit – Chief of Police, Brian Manley; City of Austin (Council Chambers); County Attorney, Margaret Moore. By Sandra Harris On February 10, federal judge Lee Yeakel dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of eight women claiming the Travis County District Attorney’s Office, the Austin Police Department (APD), and City of Austin officials mishandled their sexual assault cases. The class action … Continue reading AUSTIN: Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Police, City, and County Over Mishandling of Sexual Assault Cases

AUSTIN: UT Students Protest Professors Accused of Sexual Misconduct, Administration Responds

Photo: Students cover walls outside of the UT Executive Vice President’s office with messages condemning abusers and sexual predators. By Dmitri Sans On October 25, students at the University of Texas at Austin gathered at the office of the Executive Vice President on campus to demand abusive professors be ousted from the school. Registration for classes began October 28. After nearly a week of promising … Continue reading AUSTIN: UT Students Protest Professors Accused of Sexual Misconduct, Administration Responds