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Stanford Bans Hard Alcohol At Parties, Avoiding The Real Causes Of Sexual Assault

Just after the announcement, a page titled “Female Bodies and Alcohol” appeared on the school’s website that explains in detail how women are more affected by drinking than men. More »


Sexual Harassment In The Service Industry Is So Common That It Can Start Feeling Normal

Though I work in an industry that is notorious for sexual harassment and male dominated power dynamics, the problem of normalizing unwanted sexual behavior extends far beyond restaurants. More »


Colorado’s Vague Sexual Assault Sentencing Laws Led To A College Rapist Avoiding Jail

The 22-year-old former University of Colorado student pretended to be helping a drunk woman get home safely from a party in 2014 when he raped her. More »


A Father And Son Sexually Assaulted A Woman Together, Giving A Disgusting New Meaning To “Family Time”

Whatever happended to camping trips? More »


Brock Turner Already Lied To His Probation Officer And He Isn’t Even Out Of Jail Yet

He’s already in more trouble. More »


What You Need To Know About Sexual Abuse By Doctors, Because It’s A Lot More Common Than You Think

As highly respected as the profession is, doctors, like all human beings, aren’t inherently above doing unspeakable things just because they’re doctors. More »


Rape Allegations Against Donald Trump Unfortunately Won’t Take Away From His Freedom Or Presidential Bid

Trump is a known sexist and is successful in spite of that, if not because of it. More »


A Transcript Of Brock Turner’s Sentencing Hearing Reveals Why He Got Such A Light Sentence

The former Stanford swimmer convicted of raping an unconscious woman behind a dumpster on campus was sentenced to only six months in jail, with the likelihood that he’ll get out after three months. More »


You Need To Read This Letter From The Stanford Rape Survivor’s Sister

My message to Brock Turner is that the damage you inflicted is irreversible.” More »


A Dutch Woman Was Convicted For “Illicit Sex” In Abu Dhabi After Reporting Rape

Rape victims are pressured to report their experiences to be believed, only to face victim-blaming, stigma, and, in Abu Dhabi, harsh legal consequences. More »


The Stanford Rape Victim’s Latest Statement Boldly Explains Why She’s Remaining Anonymous

By hiding her identity, she’s able to make her individual case about widespread rape issues instead of solely what happened to her. More »


Brock Turner’s Mugshot Was Finally Released, And Here’s Why That Matters So Much

On top of his standing as an athlete at a prestigious university, Turner had another factor working in his favor — his whiteness. More »


The Stanford Rape Victim’s Letter Is The Most Fucking Infuriating Thing You’ll Probably Ever Read

What’s not disgusting is that the victim had the courage, despite her trauma, to stand up to her assailant in court. Buzzfeed obtained the letter in full and it is moving and infuriating and one of the smartest, most powerful statements on what happens when we let the fact that a victim cannot remember her… More »


Brazilians Protest Their Country’s Prolific Rape Culture In Response To A 16-Year-Old’s Gang Rape

Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets Wednesday as Brazilians protest rape culture following the gang rape. More »


These Women Stopped A Rape From Happening, And The Story Is Seriously Terrifying

Three women just prevented an attempted date rape, and it happens more than you think. More »


25 Football Players Had Sex With A Teen Girl In A High School Bathroom And Filmed It

Had she been older and more capable of informed consent, I could see myself playing devil’s advocate, because I’m not here for slut-shaming and I know better than to yuck another woman’s yum. But a teen? More »


Actress Jodie Foster Made Amazing Points About Rape Scenes

Males writers are overusing rape as a trope for female characters, and Jodie Foster isn’t having it. More »


Oklahoma Court Rules That Oral Sex Is Not Rape If The Victim Is Unconscious

NOT TODAY SATAN. More »


UVA’s “Jackie” Will Be Forced To Testify In Defamation Case

A judge has ruled that “Jackie” from Rolling Stone’s infamous “A Rape On Campus” will have to submit to deposition in one of two defamation lawsuits that have been filed against the magazine. The lawsuit was filed by Nicole Eramo, an associate dean at UVA, who says that the magazine tried to incorrectly characterize her… More »


Kesha Says She Was Offered “Freedom” If She Retracted Dr. Luke Rape Accusations

“I will not take back the TRUTH,” Kesha wrote. “I would rather let the truth ruin my career than lie for a monster ever again.” More »


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