Posts tagged "rainn"

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

Etsy Finally Removes Seller Of “I Only Rape Pregnant Women” T-Shirts has finally removed a seller, “fyourt,” which was selling many, many tee shirts with sexually violent slogans like “I only rape pregnant women” and “Five-year-old slut seeking sugar daddy.”…

Jessica Wakeman | October 30, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: “Unfollow Charlie” Sheen Tees Will Raise Money For RAINN

Courtesy of women’s rights activists, “Unfollow Charlie” tees are for sale on — in reference to actor/domestic abuser Charlie Sheen’s Twitter — and proceeds will go to the Rape,…

Jessica Wakeman | March 18, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Mackenzie Phillips Spurs 26% Increase In Rape Reports

The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network hotline has reported a 26 percent increase in phone calls since Mackenzie Phillips told Oprah that she had an incestuous relationship with her…

Jessica Wakeman | September 25, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Young Woman Takes Her Sexual Assault Story To YouTube

CNN has a fascinating and heartbreaking story of a girl who posted a video on YouTube alleging that she was raped. In the video, a 16-year old girl cries, “Hi,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 15, 2008 - 11:30 am