rape

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.

Lauren Holter |

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

Lauren Holter |

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.”

Kylie Cheung |

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.

Kylie Cheung |

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.

Lauren Holter |

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.

Lauren Holter |

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…

Karen Fratti |

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.

Lauren Holter |

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.

Kylie Cheung |

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

Marissa Miller |

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.

Kylie Cheung |

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…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

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.”

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Siri Is Getting Ready To Help If You’ve Been Sexually Assaulted

Siri can be pretty useful with directions, helping you find a cool spot to grab coffee, or answering a trivia question to cheat at bar trivia night (wait, what?). However,…

College Candy |

German Rail Company Introduces Women-Only Cars

Do gender-segregated train cars really do anything to prevent harassment?

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Janice Dickinson’s Defamation Suit Against Bill Cosby Will Move Forward

A California judge has decided that Janice Dickinson’s case against her alleged rapist, Bill Cosby, can go forward. Dickinson brought a suit against Cosby for defamation in May 2015, after…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Jian Ghomeshi Not Guilty of Sexual Assault

Ex-CBC broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi on Thursday wrapped up the first of two sexual-assault trials he faces, and the verdict came back not guilty, the Globe and Mail reports. An Ontario judge…

Newser |

Kesha Seeks Appeal In Dr. Luke Lawsuit, Claims Contract Is “Tantamount To Slavery”

Kesha is seeking an appeal in her lawsuit against Dr. Luke, after Judge Shirley Kornreich decided in February that allowing Kesha to leave her contract with Sony would set a…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Idaho Sheriff Says Testing Rape Kits Is Unnecessary, Because Women Are Liars

This Tuesday, Idaho lawmakers signed off on what one would assume would be a fairly noncontroversial sounding bill meant to create a statewide standard for how rape kits are conducted…

Robyn Pennacchia |
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