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Advocates Object to D.A.’s Appointment to Sexual Assault Survivors Task Force
Survivors also calling on lawmakers to intervene following the appointment
"...from the not-yet up and running statewide Sexual Assault Survivors Task Force. The Statesman broke the news Friday evening..."

July 26, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Plaintiffs Appeal Dismissal of Sexual Assault Survivors’ Lawsuit
Filing: Court “incorrectly abdicated” duty to uphold women’s rights
"...Six months after U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel dismissed..."

Aug. 11, 2020 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Federal Judge Dismisses Local Sexual Assault Survivors’ Lawsuit
Yeakel cites progress by Lege in rejecting claims against APD, D.A.
"...assault class action lawsuit filed by eight local rape survivors against the Austin Police Department and the Travis County..."

Feb. 11, 2020 News Post by Sarah Marloff

APD Unveils New Interview Rooms For Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
The next step in improving sexual assault investigations in Austin?
"...Violence units unveiled six new interview rooms redesigned with survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and their children in..."

Nov. 4, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

More Survivors Willing to Join Sexual Assault Class Action
Attorneys for the survivors’ lawsuit presented to Public Safety Commission Monday
" complaint is filed in the ongoing sexual assault survivors' lawsuit against the city of Austin, Travis County, local..."

June 7, 2019 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Travis D.A. Announces New Policies to Support Rape, Abuse Survivors
D.A.’s Office commits to culture change to aid access to justice
"...major shift in policies and practice to better support survivors of “interpersonal violence,” including domestic abuse and sexual assault...."

Feb. 26, 2021 News Post by Sarah Marloff

DVDanger: The Last Survivors
A different kind of post-apocalyptic teen heroine
"...sometimes blur together. But the contribution of The Last Survivors star Haley Lu Richardson may be unique in film..."

Aug. 4, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Sexual Assault Survivors Watch Warily as APD Touts Change
Is everything really different under the new police chief?
"...of reported sexual assaults violates the constitutional rights of survivors. That pattern of misconduct, say the survivors who've brought..."

Nov. 5, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Survivors Hit Back at City, County in Court
Plaintiffs hit back at motions to dismiss in sexual assault class-action suit
"...The eight sexual assault survivors suing local law enforcement filed another scathing omnibus response..."

Oct. 19, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

City Acknowledges Its Debt to Sexual Assault Survivors
Seen and heard
", the ongoing legal battle between 15 women rape survivors and the city of Austin came to end...."

Feb. 4, 2022 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Travis County Settles With Sexual Assault Survivors
$580,000 settlement reached in three-year legal battle over handling of sexual assault cases
"...the county and city of Austin by sexual assault survivors. The agreement, which includes a $250,000 commitment to fund..."

June 25, 2021 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Amy's Army Raises Awareness, Support for Sexual Assault Survivors
Campaign to raise awareness, support for survivors
" media campaign is sharing the realities sexual assault survivors face within the criminal justice system and calling for..."

May 7, 2021 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Bicycles, Roses, and Survivors
The Lance Armstrong Foundation and the spirit of its founder
"...beyond cancer" – what has since become known as "survivorship."..."

Oct. 15, 2004 News Feature by Rita Radostitz

More Help for Survivors During COVID Crisis
Council approves $800,000 in RISE funding to Survive2Thrive
"...Emergency (RISE) funding for the group, which assists displaced survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault. Survive2Thrive CEO Courtney..."

May 29, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

District Attorney Moore and First Assistant D.A. Montford Lose a Round in Survivors' Suit Drama
Federal judge allows for a possible second lawsuit
"...Mona Shea, in the latest legal moves surrounding the survivors' lawsuit challenging how Austin's criminal justice system handles sexual..."

April 5, 2019 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

Wanted: Artists for Installation Part of Sexual Assault Survivors' Settlement
In addition to reforms, the agreement calls for the creation of a memorial space
"...voted to settle a major lawsuit with sexual assault survivors over the county's history of systemic mishandling of their..."

Nov. 25, 2022 Arts Feature by Richard Whittaker

Survive2Thrive Foundation's Courtney Santana Finds Housing for Survivors of Domestic Violence
"...Courtney Santana's Survive2Thrive Foundation has worked to place survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault into semipermanent or..."

Nov. 27, 2020 Features Feature by Beth Sullivan

Is Travis County Doing Enough for Rape Survivors?
SARRT study says not so
"...74-page report, compiling data sources and interviews with 24 survivors and 51 professionals in law enforcement, advocacy, social work,..."

April 20, 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

Rape Kit Backlog Threatens Justice for Survivors
Closed DNA lab delays already strained system
" run the required forensic tests, the longer rape survivors – who've decided to press charges – go without..."

Aug. 12, 2016 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

After Three Years, Survivors' Lawsuit Plaintiffs Will Get Their Day In Court
Fifth Circuit set to hear oral arguments in late March
"...system led to gender-based inequitable treatment of women rape survivors, ultimately violating their Constitutional rights. Former Travis County District..."

Feb. 11, 2021 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Class Action Lawsuit Seeks Justice for Sexual Assault Survivors
Plaintiffs cite longstanding malpractice by Austin, Travis County
"...Three local sexual assault survivors on Monday filed a federal class action lawsuit against..."

June 19, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Bill of the Week: Protecting Sexual Assault Survivors
Austin senator files five bills in wake of Baylor scandal
"...handful of bills that aim to protect sexual assault survivors at public and private colleges...."

March 24, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Eighth Street Survivors Still Wait for Resolution From the City and APD
Sixteen months later, civil and criminal cases move slowly
"...Thus, APD responded to the demonstrations, particularly those near..."

Sept. 29, 2021 News Post by Brant Bingamon

SAFE Alli­ance Sees Fewer Assault Survivors Seek Services
Decrease follows nationwide trend
"...the ongoing conversation regarding how Aus­tin supports sexual assault survivors, SAFE Alli­ance announced that its Sexual Assault Nurse Examin­ers..."

Jan. 17, 2020 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Safety Instructor Fired After Insulting Massacre Survivors
Caldwell County detective lost his job after his presentation at Lockhart High School
"...of mass shootings and narrated, using derogatory slurs about survivors. Before day's end, Lockhart ISD Superintendent Mark Estrada sent..."

Sept. 9, 2022 News Feature by Jordan Buckley

The Survivors/Los Sobrevivientes at Texas State University
Katie Bender's drama takes us inside the Alamo for the rare treatment of that story as something intimate, with feeling more than action
" go seeking them, and her new drama The Survivors/Los Sobrevivientes, just produced at Texas State University, takes us..."

Nov. 8, 2019 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Soul Survivors
" me, you probably caught the trailer for Soul Survivors almost a year ago when it first (and only)..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Students Stand With Survivors Rally
"...rights activist Dolores Huerta led a Students Stand With Survivors rally on UT's campus Tuesday, October 9, 2018...."

Oct. 10, 2018 Photo Gallery

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