Ohio Case Offers a Teachable Moment About Rape

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The case of a teenage girl gang-raped at a party in Steubenville, Ohio shocked much of America. But when a video released after the initial news reports showed one of the teens joking about the brutal attack, outrage deepened.

The football players accused in the attack will have their day in court, but national attention directed toward Steubenville won't solve America's sexual assault problem in a day. How can the culture around sexual violence in this country change? And how can we better educate the youth in order to change it?

Vicki Banyard, professor of psychology at the University of New Hampshire, says the first step toward any real change has to be a commitment to talk about sexual behavior openly.