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Lena Dunham’s Publisher To “Tweak” Book Passage About College Rape

In her debut memoir, Not That Kind Of Girl, there’s a scene in which Lena Dunham describes being raped by a fellow classmate when she was attending Oberlin College. The…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 9, 2014 - 4:00 pm

White Americans Don’t Think Race Played A Part In The Deaths Of Mike Brown Or Eric Garner

There is a tremendous divide between Black and White perceptions of the Mike Brown and Eric Garner cases, with the majority of White Americans convinced that race did not…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 8, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Complete Piece Of Shit “Journalist” Releases Unconfirmed Name Of UVA Rape Victim “Jackie”

Sigh. Here is your daily reminder that human beings can be really, really horrible. Charles C. Johnson (above), a former writer for the conservative Daily Caller and founder of GotNews,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 8, 2014 - 10:40 am

Trauma, PTSD & A Lifetime Of Loss

A note: There’s a lot of trigger-y, very heavy material in this particular essay, including descriptions of graphic fictional violence (in nightmares) and mentions of sexual violence. I included it

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 8, 2014 - 9:30 am

Oh Noes, Someone Defaced Bill Cosby’s Star On The Walk Of Fame

It’s a little hard to read, but it says “RAPIST.” Luckily for Cosby, the folks who take care of the Walk of Fame have surely cleaned the graffiti…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 5, 2014 - 5:45 pm

The Biggest Problem With Rolling Stone’s Retraction Of Their UVA Rape Story

Earlier today, Rolling Stone dropped one hell of an editor’s note, in regards to a story they had published two weeks earlier — a blistering investigative account of a brutal…

Beejoli Shah | December 5, 2014 - 3:30 pm

‘Border Patrol Sex’ Mocks The Real Rape Of Migrant Women

Art has never imitated life so disgustingly.

One of the biggest pornography companies in the world has launched a webseries called Border Patrol Sex that features American border…

Patrick Howell O'Neill | December 5, 2014 - 3:00 pm

A New York Grand Jury Decided Not To Indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo, Who Killed Eric Garner On Camera

A New York grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who choked Eric Garner to death on camera after stopping him for selling loose cigarettes. [The Grio]…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 3, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Woman Accuses Bill Cosby Of Sexually Assaulting Her When She Was 15

Another day, another woman suing Bill Cosby for sexual assault. This time, the alleged victim says the entertainer molested her when she was just 15 years old. [People]

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 3, 2014 - 10:30 am

Janice Dickinson Wants Bill Cosby To Admit That He’s “A Pig And A Monster”

Janice Dickinson broke down in tears while speaking with CNN about her allegation that Bill Cosby raped her. “This is affecting me in my house, it’s affecting me, it’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 2, 2014 - 10:00 am

Frisky Rant: University President’s Outdated Views On Alcohol, Chastity & Rape Prevention Aren’t Representative Of Eckerd College

This past week, I’ve been both livid and mortified by the national news coverage of my beloved alma mater Eckerd College, thanks to the following letter from the university president,…

Sarah Kwon | December 1, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Shia LaBeouf’s “#IAMSORRY” Collaborators Confirm Rape Claim

Shia LaBeouf’s “#IAMSORRY” collaborators are confirming his claim that he was raped by a woman who attended the performance art show earlier this year. Nastja Säde Rönkkö, speaking on…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 1, 2014 - 10:30 am

Shia LaBeouf Says He Was Raped During His Performance Art Show

Remember earlier this year, when Shia LaBeouf held a silent performance art show called “#IAMSORRY” in Los Angeles? It was pretty much a rip-off of Marina Abramović’s “The Artist Is…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 28, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Camille Cosby Supports Her Husband “On Every Level”

Bill Cosby’s wife Camille “supports him on every level” as more and more women come forward alleging the comedian sexually assaulted them. Denial, man. [People]
ABC allegedly paid…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 26, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Frisky Rant: No, The Wrap, Bill Cosby Is Not Being “Raped” By His Accusers’ Allegations

This Saturday, entertainment blog The Wrap posted a stunningly tone-deaf guest op-ed entitled “The Rape of Bill Cosby.” The tongue-in-cheek opening line read “Bill Cosby raped me.” And that was…

Beejoli Shah | November 24, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Former NBC Employee Claims He Paid Off Women As Bill Cosby’s “Fixer”

Frank Scotti, a former facilities manager for NBC, says that he paid off as many as eight women for Bill Cosby from 1989-1990, telling The New York Daily News, “I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 24, 2014 - 9:30 am

Bill Cosby: “People Should Fact Check”

“I know people are tired of me not saying anything, but a guy doesn’t have to answer to innuendos. People should fact check. People shouldn’t have to go through that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 22, 2014 - 11:00 am

UVA Freshman Says She Was Gang Raped At A Frat House — And Then Discouraged From Reporting It

The latest issue of Rolling Stone has an incredible and disturbing feature about a student at the University of Virginia who was gang raped at a frat house her…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 20, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Unreleased Footage From 2012 Marilyn Manson Music Video, Showing Eli Roth Raping Lana Del Rey, Leaks Online

Back in 2012, Marilyn Manson filmed a music video for his song “No Reflection,” which included a scene in which “Hostel” director Eli Roth pins down singer Lana del Rey…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 20, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Janice Dickinson Said “Bill Cosby Preys On Women” During 2006 Howard Stern Interview

This morning, I told you that supermodel Janice Dickinson told “Entertainment Tonight” that Bill Cosby raped her back in 1982. But while this is the first time she’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 19, 2014 - 3:30 pm
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