Posts tagged "incest"

Remember When Jim Bob Duggar Said Incest Was A Crime Punishable By Death?

Exceptions made for Josh Duggar, who need only write a note of apology to Jesus H. Christ.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 26, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Josh Duggar’s 2008 Incest Joke Pretty Creepy In Retrospect

A joke Josh Duggar made back in 2008 was pretty uncomfortable at the time, but in the wake of the child molestation scandal swirling around him, it’s even more uncomfortable.

Newser | May 25, 2015 - 1:30 pm

If You’re Going To Tell Us Banging Your Dad Is Okay, Please Be An Actual Adult

New York magazine’s splendid “Science of Us” section released a whopper of an interview today, talking to an anonymous female who was in a sexual relationship with her father. The…

Beejoli Shah | January 15, 2015 - 6:20 pm

Brother & Sister Arrested For Having Sex In Church Parking Lot After Watching “The Notebook”

Nothing stokes the fires of romance like watching the “The Notebook” with your brother in a tractor trailer parked outside a church. That’s how a brother and sister in Gutyon,…

Jessica Wakeman | August 29, 2014 - 12:40 pm

Worst Nightmare: Married Couple Learns They’re Brother And Sister

A Brazilian couple, both of whom were adopted, recently shared the surprise of a lifetime when they learned that they share the same birth mother. Cue the face grimaces and…

Katie Oldenburg | August 7, 2014 - 4:47 pm

On Abuse & Seeing What We Don’t Want To See

Here are two things I never expected to be told in the same breath: “You’re so skinny! This will look cute on you,” and “I’m pretty sure you’re lying about…

Anonymous | July 15, 2014 - 11:00 am

Today In PAFU: Man Accused Of Killing Cousin During “Sex Game Gone Wrong” Cleared

PAFU, in case you forgot, is a term coined by our dear Ami Angelowicz, which stands for “People Are Fucked Up.”

Mark Pickford, 41, from Manchester, England, has…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 7, 2014 - 12:30 pm

The Incest Vibes Continue In “Petals On The Wind,” Lifetime’s Sequel To “Flowers In The Attic”

Huzzah! A week from today, I’ll be sleeping in thanks to the Memorial Day holiday and anticipating the premiere of “Petals On The Wind,” Lifetime’s followup to the hugely successful TV movie…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 19, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Lily Allen Declined Incestuous Role Opposite Her Brother Alfie On “Game Of Thrones”

“I felt uncomfortable because I would have had to go on a horse and he would have touched me up and shit. Once they told me what was entailed, I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 15, 2014 - 10:20 am

Frisky Q&A: Speak Author Laurie Halse Anderson On RAINN, Rape Culture & Consent

Every year, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, when many of us participate in Take Back The Night speak-outs and marches to raise awareness about sexual violence in our communities.

Jessica Wakeman | April 10, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Lena Dunham Cracked A Molestation Joke On Twitter

Lena Dunham tweeted and then deleted a rather unfunny joke about molestation this weekend. After she appeared on “Saturday Night Live,” a fan tweeted at her, “You don’t always…

Jessica Wakeman | March 10, 2014 - 7:00 pm

On Woody Allen, My Father & Darkness

(Trigger Warning: Discussion of incest and childhood sexual abuse.)

The greatest gift my father gave me was a passion for art. As a pianist and composer with a…

Anonymous | February 3, 2014 - 9:00 am

WTF? People Are Tweeting Their Incest Fantasies

I was clicking about the internet, looking for some news when I happened upon this gem of a piece on the Huffington Post entitled “There Are Plenty Of Twitter Users…

The Gloss | January 1, 2014 - 11:30 am

This May Be The Weirdest Craigslist Missed Connections Ad Ever

Waffle & Wolf is a waffle shack in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, that serves all manner of amazing waffles, both savory and sweet. Apparently, Waffle & Wolf is also where a reddish-haired…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 7, 2013 - 11:20 am

We’re Done, The Onion: Humor Site Posts Story About Incest Between Girl & Her Stepfather

It’s over, The Onion: a piece that went up today called “Adolescent Girl Reaching Age Where She Starts Exploring Stepfather’s Body” is a grenade-launch distance past the “too far” line.

Jessica Wakeman | August 20, 2013 - 1:08 pm

11-Year-Old To Give Birth To Rapist’s Baby In Chile, Where Abortion Is Illegal

A 11-year-old girl in Chile, who was impregnated by her mother’s boyfriend, told a TV interviewer recently that giving birth to a baby would be like “having a doll.” Chilean…

Jessica Wakeman | July 10, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Why Is A 12-Year-Old Incest Victim In Prison?

This is too horrible: a 12-year-old Bolivian girl who was repeatedly raped by her father, grandfather and godfather  and is is now pregnant from the incest is living inside…

Jessica Wakeman | June 21, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Accidental Incest App Helps Icelanders Avoid Banging Their Relatives

Iceland is a pretty small country, people-wise. There’s only around 300,000 people in total, and most of them are related.  In Michael Lewis’s 2011 book Boomerang (on the global financial…

Julie Gerstein | April 19, 2013 - 4:20 pm

This Is A Nightmare: Man Discovers He’s Married His Sister

Whenever you think about the travails of dating and mating, consider this guy, and be glad this hasn’t happened to you.  An anonymous man wrote into Slate’s advice column, Dear…

Julie Gerstein | February 22, 2013 - 11:40 am

Pregnant Mexican Girl Is Older Than Previously Thought, Outfitted With Birth Control From Doctors

Recently it was reported that a nine-year-old girl had given birth in Mexico. Now her parents are claiming she is 12- or 13-years-old, which is still horrific, and that…

Jessica Wakeman | February 14, 2013 - 5:40 pm
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