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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

Daisy Coleman, Maryville Rape Survivor, And Mother Melinda Coleman Speak To CNN

So much respect is going out right now from me to Daisy Coleman, the 14-year-old girl in Maryville, Missouri teen who has come forward about her mistreatment by the justice…

Jessica Wakeman |

14-Year-Old Girl Is Raped And Left To Freeze On Her Front Porch, Town Of Maryville, Missouri Rallies Behind Her Attacker

In January 2012, Daisy Coleman, then 14 years old, attended a junior high/high school party in Maryville, MO, the town she and her family had recently moved to following her…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Frat Dude Sincerely Apologizes For His “Guide To Luring Your Rape Bait” Email

Earlier this week, I told you about Matthew Peterson, the Phi Kappa Tau brother at Georgia Tech who sent his entire fraternity a manifesto of sorts — entitled “Luring Your Rape…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Dude Bro Sends Entire Frat A Guide To “Luring Your Rape Bait”

Strap in, ladies, this one’s going to be a terribly douche-y ride. According to Total Frat Move, Matthew Peterson, a Phi Kappa Tau brother at Georgia Tech, sent his entire fraternity a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

More Details Emerge About Vanderbilt’s Alleged Gang Rape

The arrest of five players on the Vanderbilt football team this summer regarding an alleged gang rape shocked Nashville and college football fans across the nation. The five young men allegedly…

Jessica Wakeman |

Fifth Vanderbilt Student Arrested For Alleged Role In Gang Rape

A fifth Vanderbilt football player has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the gang rape of a 21-year-old female student in a college dorm this past June. Chris…

Jessica Wakeman |

Four Former Vanderbilt Football Players Indicted For Alleged Rape Of Unconscious Woman

Four former players for the Vanderbilt University football team were indicted on Friday for the alleged rape of an unconscious female student this past June. The Nashville college dismissed the…

Jessica Wakeman |

Kickstarter Apologizes For Not Removing Fundraiser For Book Of Rape Tips

Earlier this week we learned about a Kickstarter fundraiser to publish Above The Game: A Guide For Getting Awesome With Women. The book by a Connecticut “pickup artist” named Ken…

Jessica Wakeman |
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