STAR, Coroners Obtain TRO Against St. Tammany Coroner in Lawsuit Over Response Plan

COVINGTON, LA. – A St. Tammany Parish Judge has signed a temporary restraining order prohibiting Dr. Christopher Tape, Coroner of that Parish, from unilaterally canceling the long-running sexual assault nurse examination program (“SANE”). The ruling comes just days...

STAR Files Lawsuit Against St. Tammany Parish Coroner

BATON ROUGE, LA (March 28, 2024): SEXUAL TRAUMA AWARENESS AND RESPONSE® (STAR®) Center and the coroners of Livingston, Tangipahoa, and St. Helena Parishes filed a lawsuit today in the 22nd Judicial District Court for the Parish of St. Tammany against Dr. Christopher...

STAR Condemns Decision to Shut Down Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program in St. Tammany Parish

BATON ROUGE, LA (March 21, 2024): SEXUAL TRAUMA AWARENESS AND RESPONSE® (STAR®), a leading nonprofit dedicated to supporting survivors of sexual trauma, improving systems response, and creating social change to end sexual violence, strongly condemns the decision made...

STAR Presents: All the STARs are Blooming

We are excited to announce “All the STARs are Blooming,” a drag show dinner performance and fundraising event on April 13, 2024, at the River Center Branch Library in downtown Baton Rouge from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. This event aims to raise funds for our ongoing...