rape culture

Former Stanford professor claims she was pushed out for reporting sexual harassment

Ex-Stanford professor says the university used her husband to retaliate against her for a sexual harassment complaint.

Bené Viera | December 20, 2016 - 3:41 pm

Some showrunners are tired of rape portrayed on TV simply for shock value

Throwing in a little rape for sensationalism is lazy and offensive.

Tai Gooden | December 8, 2016 - 12:34 pm

Yet another father defends his son accused of rape, blaming “fast girls”

This accused rapist was too good looking, just like Brock Turner was just trying to get “20 minutes of action.” UGH.

Karen Fratti | December 6, 2016 - 3:06 pm

Federal lawsuit claims KSU illegally refuses to investigate off-campus rapes

“I reported so it wouldn’t happen to somebody else. I didn’t realize I was the somebody else.”

Kylie Cheung | November 30, 2016 - 12:40 pm

27 percent of European men think rape is totally OK sometimes

Your daily reminder that the U.S. is pretty fucked up, but Europe is hardly a paragon for women’s rights.

Kylie Cheung | November 30, 2016 - 11:20 am

Uber driver allegedly rapes drunk teenage girl as sexual assault allegations involving drivers stack up

It’s not an easy time to have faith in this world right now.

Kylie Cheung | November 16, 2016 - 1:51 pm

PETA ad equating animal cruelty with rape goes too far

Who can take PETA seriously anymore?

Karen Fratti | November 4, 2016 - 12:04 pm

Stanford sexual assault survivor writes second powerful letter about her experience

“Victims are not victims, not some fragile, sorrowful aftermath. Victims are survivors, and survivors are going to be doing a hell of a lot more than surviving.”

Kylie Cheung | November 2, 2016 - 12:11 pm

Amber Rose points out the classism that underlies Trump’s sexual assault allegations

No matter which route survivors go about reporting, if it’s against powerful men, they’ll just find themselves dismissed as liars seeking fame.

Kylie Cheung | October 31, 2016 - 8:28 am
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