rape jokes

The Soapbox: Would You Rather Not Mock Survivors, Tina Fey?

Tina Fey asked Mindy Kaling “Would you rather sleep with Donald Trump or Bill Cosby?”

Katie Klabusich | September 21, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Adrienne Truscott Does Rape Comedy Right

See, rape jokes can be funny!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 21, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Artist Spotlight: Adrienne Truscott Reclaims The ‘Rape Joke’ For Feminists

The performance artist Adrienne Truscott is taking her new show “Asking For It” to Joe’s Pub in New York City on April 18th. In this subversive but highly relevant and…

Katrin Higher | April 11, 2015 - 11:00 am

The Soapbox: Some Good News (Really) About Rape Jokes

As if we didn’t already have enough reasons to say RIP Society: French “YouTube comedian” (I know) Remi Baillard recently released a video called “Free Sex,” in which he’s filmed…

Katrin Higher | April 14, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Funny Girl Sex Guide: 7 Steps To A Terrible, No Good, Very Bad First Date

Once upon a time (a couple weeks ago), a woman (me) emerged from her self-imposed dating exile and went on her first date in months. What transpired was the very…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 29, 2014 - 1:00 pm

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 | October 18, 2013 - 11:40 am

Comedy Central’s “Inside Amy Schumer” Employing Comedy Writer Kurt Metzger Who Talks On Facebook About Choking An Ex

Why is Comedy Central still employing “Inside Amy Schumer” staff writer Kurt Metzger given his disturbing behavior towards women on Twitter and his admission on Facebook that he once

Jessica Wakeman | July 3, 2013 - 5:30 pm

The Soapbox: What Do Rape Jokes Make Rapists Think?

The Internet Rape Joke Wars have been waged, on and off, since at least last year, when comedian Daniel Tosh responded to a woman who had challenged him during his…

Dan Solomon | June 3, 2013 - 12:00 pm

UFC, FOX Pressured To Drop Quinton “Rampage” Jackson From Fight Over His YouTube Video About Attempted Rape

On January 26, FOX is set to air an Ultimate Fighting Championship fight with MMA fighter Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, who last April posted a video on the YouTube channel for…

Jessica Wakeman | January 24, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Comedian Jamie Kilstein Tells A Funny Rape Joke

Want to know how to tell a funny rape joke? Comedian Jamie Kilstein shows you how it’s done. [Feministing]
Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin is suing to restore women’s…

Jessica Wakeman | December 12, 2012 - 5:40 pm

WWE Announcer Cracks A Kobe Bryant Rape Joke

On “Monday Night Raw” last night, WWE announcer Abraham Washington cracked a rape joke about a wrestler, saying the guy was “like Kobe Bryant at a hotel in Colorado…

Jessica Wakeman | July 31, 2012 - 10:40 am

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
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