Posts tagged "incest"

Arkansas Advances Abortion Ban With No Exceptions For Rape, Incest

Arkansas’ state House of Representatives advanced a bill yesterday that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy with no exceptions for rape or incest.  The bill is based on…

Jessica Wakeman | February 5, 2013 - 2:20 pm

New Mexico Lawmaker Introduces Bill Requiring Rape Victims To Carry Pregnancies Full-Term

A pregnancy resulting from rape or incest is evidence and having an abortion is “tampering with evidence,” according to a new bill introduced yesterday in New Mexico which would legally…

Jessica Wakeman | January 24, 2013 - 2:20 pm

Amy Bessey Tried To Murder Hubby, Had “Unnatural” Relationship With Son

Whoa, boy. A woman in Las Vegas, Nevada, was arrested for placing a hit on her husband and charged with plotting his attempted drive-by murder. Amy Bessey allegedly contracted her…

Julie Gerstein | January 9, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Republican Hopeful Says Abortion Is “More Violent” Than That “Rape Thing”

Could the Republicans go three whole days without saying something terrible about rape and abortion, please? It’s like they can’t help themselves! A scant week after Indiana Republican nominee Richard

Julie Gerstein | November 1, 2012 - 4:20 pm

“Vagina Monologues”‘s Eve Ensler Introduces One Billion Rising Campaign

“The Vagina Monologues” playwright and global anti-sexual violence activist Eve Ensler debuted a new campaign today called One Billion Rising. This short film — powerfully done, but with some NSFW…

Jessica Wakeman | September 24, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Woman’s Husband Dies, She Discovers That He Was Her Father

Sit down if you’re not already and I’ll hold your virtual hand as I walk you through this one. Sixty-year-old Ohio woman Valerie Spruill made a horrifying discovery after her…

Ami Angelowicz | September 19, 2012 - 11:40 am

Rep. Steve King Says He’s Never Heard Of A Girl Getting Pregnant From Rape Or Incest

Today in our regularly scheduled segment “Old White Male Politicians Revealing Themselves To Be Ignorant About Reproductive Rights”: Rep. Steve King (R-IA), when asked about a minor being impregnated from…

Jessica Wakeman | August 21, 2012 - 1:40 pm

The Soapbox: The Thing That Is Funny About Rape

Wouldn’t it be funny if the boys that photographed themselves assaulting Savannah Dietrich got raped right now? Also, that priest, Monsignor Lynn, who is going to serve three to six…

Jennifer Baumgardner | July 30, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Teaser: “Dexter” Is Totally Gonna Go There With Incest-y Plot

There are still three months until “Dexter”‘s season seven premiere on September 30, but this teaser is getting me all pumped up. Last season ended with Debra Morgan coming to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 25, 2012 - 9:40 am

Eric Screws His Sister On “True Blood”

Last night’s premiere of “True Blood” featured a little nod to another HBO show, “Game of Thrones.” Or that’s what I like to think this scene featuring vampire Eric Northam…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 11, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Newt Gingrich Doesn’t Support Legal Abortion In The Case Of Rape Or Incest

Just because Michele Bachmann dropped out of the 2012 presidential race doesn’t mean we’re in the clear — there are still plenty of candidates who would love nothing more than…

Jessica Wakeman | January 4, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Rick Perry Flip-Flops On Abortion Twice In One Week

Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry has always been against a woman’s right to choose. As Texas governor, he has supported bills to restrict access to abortion and made public statements…

Jessica Wakeman | December 29, 2011 - 11:20 am

Pep Rally Prank Has An Incestuous Twist

It’s Oedipus meets high school pep rally in this story from Rosemont High School in Minnesota. As part of a traditional prank in conjunction with the pep rally, respective team…

Stefanie Blejec | December 17, 2011 - 2:00 pm

12 Examples Of Not-Totally-Repulsive Incestuous Relationships In Pop Culture

Hey, did you watch “Dexter” on last night? Well, I won’t give anything away about the search for the Doomsday Killer or Colin Hanks’ constipated acting technique, but consider this…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 12, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Ick: Bedbugs Are Inbreeding But Still Thriving

Bedbugs aren’t just sleeping with you. They’re sleeping with each other.
Researchers now say that the creepy bugs have a special genetic gift: withstanding incest.
It turns out that unlike…

Huffington Post Weird News | December 7, 2011 - 5:50 pm

Genetic Sexual Attraction: True Love Or Incest?

Let me preface this story by saying this is NOT the about the woman who breastfed her dad to save his life. This is an entirely different tale of father/daughter…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 25, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Florida Wants Women To View Ultrasound Before An Abortion

The “Woman’s Right to Know Act” sounds so innocuous, doesn’t it? Of course women have a right to know! Alas, when it comes to restricting abortion access, it’s never innocuous.

Jessica Wakeman | March 24, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Texas Politicians Want Rape Victims To Hear Description Of Fetus, Get Ultrasound Before Abortion

Texas, you are rivaling South Dakota in anti-abortion suckitude: the state’s House of Representatives approved anti-abortion legislation that many would call downright cruel. A woman who is a victim of…

Jessica Wakeman | March 8, 2011 - 4:20 pm

What To Do If You’ve Been Sexually Assaulted

We’ve written a lot about sexual assault on The Frisky this week, from the death threats faced by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s alleged victims and the weatherwoman who filed a

Jessica Wakeman | December 23, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Woman Goes To Jail For Sleeping With The Teenage Son She Gave Up At Birth

Detroit’s Aimee L. Sword has been sentenced to nine to 30 years in prison for having sex with her 14-year-old son, who she gave up for adoption when he was…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 13, 2010 - 7:15 pm