rape

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

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.

Kylie Cheung | July 8, 2016 - 4:22 pm

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 | June 22, 2016 - 3:04 pm

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 | June 16, 2016 - 11:00 am

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 | June 15, 2016 - 11:30 am

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 | June 14, 2016 - 10:15 am

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 | June 8, 2016 - 8:50 pm

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 | June 6, 2016 - 5:00 pm

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 | June 5, 2016 - 8:46 pm

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 | June 1, 2016 - 12:40 pm

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 | May 30, 2016 - 10:15 am

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 | May 26, 2016 - 4:20 pm

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 | May 14, 2016 - 1:17 pm

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 | April 6, 2016 - 3:00 pm

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 | April 4, 2016 - 11:00 am

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 | March 31, 2016 - 6:30 pm

German Rail Company Introduces Women-Only Cars

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

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 30, 2016 - 1:00 pm

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 | March 29, 2016 - 5:30 pm
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