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Adopting a Survivor's Tale
Stephen Mills' journey into the Holocaust leads a community toward tolerance
"...Stephen Mills' story to tell. He is not a survivor. He is not from a family of survivors. He..."

April 1, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Painful Splits Along the Way to Stopping Sexual Assault in and Around Austin
Different approaches to accountability lead to rifts throughout the county
"...In the quest to find justice for local rape survivors, advocate Ana Rodriguez DeFrates told..."

March 15, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Why Aren’t UT Students Getting Rape Kits?
The numbers don't add up
"...Bell is a survivor of what she calls a "sexually abusive relationship." She..."

March 30, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

APD Poised for Comprehensive Rape Case Audit
Council members call for "start to finish" review in wake of controversy
"...of discussion at next week's meeting.) Grassroots advocate group Survivor Justice Project has applauded Alter and co-sponsors Greg Casar,..."

Jan. 25, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Rape Kit Backlog Cleared: Now What?
Advocates still uncertain of what’s being done with the results
"...step in a long and expensive process to secure justice for sexual assault survivors, some celebration was expected. But..."

Nov. 16, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

What Happens to Rape Victims?
Sixteen months and nothing
"...Ana Rodriguez DeFrates, co-founder of the Survivor Justice Project, expresses hope and frustration that many feel..."

Dec. 2, 2016 News Feature by Kathryn Lundstrom

The Future of Austin’s Crime Lab
The backlog of DNA evidence is moving, but is it shrinking?
"...creating substantial holdups for district prosecutors, criminal defense attorneys, survivors of sexual assault and other crimes, and their alleged..."

Dec. 2, 2016 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Bill of the Week: Silencing Survivors?
Joan Huffman's bill may have an adverse effect on survivor psyche
"...Such data adds fuel to the Legislature's attempt to..."

March 31, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

DPS to Audit Austin Rape Case Clearance
APD chief asks for review of cases that aren't really solved
"...every three sexual assault cases in 2016 – because survivors often don't wish to move forward with assault allegations...."

Dec. 7, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Sexual Assault and the City
District Judge Lee Yeakel will hear arguments on whether to dismiss the class action suit filed by rape survivors against the city
"...assault class action suit filed by eight women rape survivors against local law enforcement, the Travis County District Attorney's..."

Nov. 23, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

FY 2018 Budget to Help Rape Survivors
City will provide one-time $50,000 allocation to train therapists
"...Advocates for sexual assault survivors are celebrating a $50,000 win after City Council approved..."

Sept. 22, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

" the paper really supposed to be a "nightstand" project? Jesus, I remember it only used to take, oh,..."

Oct. 2, 1998 Column

Catching Up With Jerry Ferrara
The 'Entourage' co-star has a host of new projects on his plate
"...coming year, the 33-year-old has almost half a dozen projects coming down the pike, including this weekend's Last Vegas...."

Nov. 2, 2013 Screens Post by Patrick Courtney

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Nov. 5-12
"...TRAIN­ING Learn to help your community strive for peace, justice, and human dignity. Thu.-Sun., Nov. 5-8. St. Matthew's Episcopal..."

Nov. 6, 2009 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...The Survivor Network of Those Abused by Priests has formed a..."

Feb. 13, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Yoga and Starbucks. Karaoke and republicans. Squirrel rifles and Al Gore. Together for the first time in this week's letters to the editor!
"...posed a hypothetical question based on the TV show Survivor. By far the funniest response came from Guy Forsyth,..."

Sept. 8, 2000 Column

Wes Anderson Brings Isle of Dogs to SXSW
Plus Midnighters bring the gore, and Alita party
"...and it's bringing a whole pack of shorts, VR projects, extra titles, and the eagerly awaited Midnighters...."

Feb. 7, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

"...all a-go-go, those who stand in the way of projects often get run over. But the once-irrelevant Design Commission..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature

Ring in the HollyDaze
Holiday Movie Previews
"...In his first film project since Defending Your Life, Albert Brooks casts himself as..."

Nov. 29, 1996 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Yes Yes: Sundance Announces 2014 Class
Austinites a-plenty in Competition and NEXT slates
"...featuring, we just learned*, a soundtrack by the Octopus Project. And David Gordon Green executive-produced fellow North Carolina School..."

Dec. 4, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Sundance Announces Competition Slate
Austinite Jeff Nichols will compete in Park City
"...Crime (Director: Yoav Potash) — Debbie Peagler is a survivor of brutal domestic violence incarcerated for her connection to..."

Dec. 1, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

“It’s About Damn Time”
City Council passes first paid sick leave ordinance in the South
"...the ordinance as a matter of necessity, equity, and justice. There were also numerous witnesses, including many employers or..."

Feb. 19, 2018 News Post by Michael King

Res Publica
Post-election funk? There's still plenty for good citizens to do this week: Nov. 6-13.
"...panel discussion featuring authors Cynthia Juniper and Mary James, survivor Michelle Mock, and local writer April Boland. 7pm. BookWoman,..."

Nov. 7, 2008 News Feature

Contradictions Exposed
"...the center, and gave of their time to help survivors of rape, and when some of them were let..."

Jan. 10, 1997 Column

Film Reviews
"...Calling To Wong Foo campy doesn't do the film justice: The film camps it up but still allows us..."

Sept. 8, 1995 News Feature

Short and Sweet From SXSW
The full list of short docs, dramas and animation playing this year
"...foot mural in order to give voice to social justice & the forgotten history of the Black Hills’ Lakota..."

Feb. 5, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Reefer Roundup: 12/9/11
Get your fix of drug war news
"...much more on Austin Recovery and the Family House project here...."

Dec. 9, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Holiday Wish Lists 2005
'Give' is a four-letter word: part two

Dec. 16, 2005 Features Feature by Anne Harris

"...This is a mischaracterization of the type of transportation projects that can improve air quality and will [be] considered..."

June 20, 2003 Column

Meow Mix
Texans Are Wild About Exotic Cats, but at What Cost?
"...And according to the Tiger Information Center, a joint project sponsored by the Save the Tiger Fund, the National..."

Aug. 4, 2000 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

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