After the Southern Baptist Report on Sexual Abuse, How Can Churches Do Better?

“We often have a very twisted understanding of authority and unity, and it is wielded in a way that keeps whistle-blowers silent.”

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Should the Minimum Age to Compete in Olympic Skating Be Higher?

Would raising the minimum competition age save young athletes from abuse and humiliation?

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Can These Evangelicals Save Their Movement?

Heartbroken by the path their church has taken, they seek a renewal.

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Nassar Abuse Survivors Reach a $380 Million Settlement

The agreement reached with U.S.A. Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee will compensate more than 500 girls and women abused in the sport.

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A Crisis of Abuse Grows in International Women’s Sport

The sexual abuse scandal in Mali basketball is the latest example of how global sports organizations are failing to curb the mistreatment of women.

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Gymnastics Is a Brutal Sport. Does It Have to Be?

In the wake of a seismic scandal, Chellsie Memmel and other gymnasts are done with inhumane coaching — and the idea that they have to peak in their teens.

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