date rape

These Women Stopped A Rape From Happening, And The Story Is Seriously Terrifying

Three women just prevented an attempted date rape, and it happens more than you think.

Kylie Cheung | May 30, 2016 - 10:15 am

Former NFL Player Darren Sharper Now Wanted in Four States for Raping Instead of Just Three

Darren Sharper, a retired NFL safety who played for the Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, and New Orleans Saints, was charged with two counts of sexual assault for drugging and…

Beejoli Shah | March 20, 2015 - 3:30 pm

AnonIB’s Date Rape Problem

Trigger warning: rape

By now we’re all familiar with the infamous celebrity photo leak of 2014, aka “The Fappening,” as it’s been dubbed by the Internet. But what…

Frances Locke | October 1, 2014 - 1:00 pm

This Nail Polish Can Supposedly Prevent Date Rape

Elle reports, “Developers at N.C. State University have created a nail polish that changes color when exposed to date rape drugs.” That is intense and awesome.  You’re at a party, you dip…

College Candy | August 23, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Girl Talk: On Consent & Why It’s Worth It To Keep Saying “No”

When I noticed photographs in Damon’s apartment with a woman’s head cut out of them and an X drawn atop her body, I regretted not saying “no” earlier that night.

Marilyn Friedman | August 11, 2014 - 12:00 pm

True Story: I Was In A Date Rape Play

It’s freshman year of college, and Janie and Dave are best friends. They do everything together – hang out in their dorm rooms, go to the dining hall, walk around

Jana Pollack | July 22, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Princeton Faculty Wants Nothing To Do With Princeton Mom’s Statements About Rape

We, the undersigned faculty, stand behind victims of sexual assault and want them to know that our campus is a place where they have a voice, where they will not…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 26, 2014 - 12:30 pm

University College London’s Student Union Bans “Blurred Lines”

“Blurred Lines” is, like, so three months ago. But that hasn’t stopped the student union at University College London (UCLU) from banning the song from playing at school events.

Jessica Wakeman | November 4, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Philadelphia Bar Thinks Date Rape Jokes Make For Clever Pick-Up Lines

You know what doesn’t turn me on or make me thirsty? Date rape jokes. Smiths Restaurant and Lounge in Philadelphia apparently thought it would be a great idea to draw attention…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 18, 2013 - 11:40 am

The Best Responses To Slate’s Troll-y Piece On Young Women & Drinking

I wrote my own response to “College Women: Stop Getting Drunk,” the Slate piece by Emily Yoffe that put the onus on young women to stop getting drunk so they

Jessica Wakeman | October 16, 2013 - 7:00 pm

The Soapbox: Slate Tells Young Women To “Stop Getting Drunk,” Majorly Misses The Mark On Alcohol & Rape

Slate.com’s modus operandi is to troll the hell out of everyone. Today’s piece by Dear Prudence author Emily Yoffe, “College Women: Stop Getting Drunk,” is a classic example.

Jessica Wakeman | October 16, 2013 - 2:15 pm

Second Maryville Rape Victim, Paige Parkhurst, Comes Forward

Paige Parkhurst, the second victim in the Maryville, Missouri rape case, has come forward to speak with Al-Jazeera about the night she and Daisy Coleman were sexually assaulted.

Jessica Wakeman | October 16, 2013 - 11:40 am
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