June 09, 2016 at 08:08PM on Facebook

“Athletes are held up as inspirational role models, which can lead to communities dismissing claims of sexual violence against them. But some of the most prominent cases over the past several years have resulted in the convictions of star athletes. (See: Steubenville, Baylor, and Darren Sharper.) And a recent study found that more than half the men who played an intramural or intercollegiate sport reported coercing a partner into sex.”
A father’s defense of his sex offender son, annotated by a Title IX expert