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IPFS News Link • Sexuality: Sex and the Law

The Military Is Next: America's Tide Is Turning Against Sexual Assault And Harassment

• arclein
The silence-breakers are changing that story. Instead of career devastation, the accusers who are coming forward are being celebrated, and many men in positions of power are suffering public career ruin that even an apology letter and time with a therapist won't make right. In the military, when a lower-ranking service member is assaulted by someone in a position of power, they must report this to their supervisor (through their chain of command) in order to file a complaint. Sometimes this "supervisor" can include the perpetrator, or a friend who is close to them.