Posts tagged "rape"

‘Elaborate Hoax’ Alleged In NHL Star Patrick Kane’s Rape Case

There’s been another shocking revelation in what has already been a twisty week for the alleged rape case against hockey star Patrick Kane. Just two days after it was reported…

Newser | September 25, 2015 - 5:15 pm

Fordham And Marquette Rescind Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degrees

Fordham University and Marquette University have rescinded honorary degrees granted to comedian/rapist Bill Cosby as a result of the July release of a 2005 deposition in which Cosby

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 25, 2015 - 9:30 am

#FreedomForKesha: Why The Pop Star’s Suit Against Dr. Luke/Sony Should Matter To All Women In The Music Industry

By allowing the case to drag on, Dr. Luke and Sony are essentially using the legal system to punish Kesha for speaking out about her rape in the first place.

Tiffanie Drayton | September 23, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Lady Gaga’s Video For “Til It Happens To You” Draws Attention To Campus Sexual Assault

Lady Gaga’s new difficult to watch video for “Til It Happens To You” features a series of scenes in which women endure sexual abuse and violence set in common college…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 18, 2015 - 12:30 pm

A&E Will Air An Hour-Long Special With Bill Cosby’s Accusers

On the heels of the New York magazine cover story from this summer, some of the women who have accused Bill Cosby of rape will be participating in an A&E…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 14, 2015 - 4:35 pm

Raping A Sex Worker At Gunpoint Is Just “Theft Of Services,” Says Chicago Sun-Times Columnist

Columnist Mary Mitchell says sex workers can’t be raped.

Robyn Pennacchia | September 14, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Damon Wayans Defends Bill Cosby In Sickening Interview

Actor Damon Wayans somehow managed to dismiss over 40 women who say Cosby sexually assualted him in an interview Friday on Power 105.1’s show called The Breakfast Club. He asserts…

Katrin Higher | September 6, 2015 - 10:30 am

Jackie Fox Responds To Chrissie Hynde’s Victim-Blaming Rape Comments

Another rock goddess has fallen from the feminist pedestal she probably should never have been on to begin with. In an interview with the UK’s Sunday Times a few day…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 2, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Subway Franchisee Says Jared Fogle Bragged About Raping 9-Year-Olds In Thailand

She says she alerted the company and was ignored.

Robyn Pennacchia | August 28, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Bill Cosby’s New PR Plan Involves Blaming Rape Accusations On Racism

This is not the best tactic. …

Megan Reynolds | August 24, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Women Fake Rape Accusations Because of “Regret Sex,” Says Fox Guest

If every woman reported regrettable sex as rape there would be lines around the block at every police station in the country. …

Robyn Pennacchia | August 19, 2015 - 4:00 pm

University Of Central Florida Suspends Frat Over Rape Rant

An incident report from the University of Central Florida says the school has suspended a fraternity after a recording surfaced of at least one member chanting offensive statements about rape,…

Newser | August 17, 2015 - 3:45 pm

American Hostage Kayla Mueller Was Raped By Islamic State Leader While In Captivity

American hostage Kayla Mueller was repeatedly raped by ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, U.S. intelligence officials told her family in June. The family has just come forward to tell the…

Katrin Higher | August 15, 2015 - 10:00 am

Appeals Court Declares Negligence In School’s “Rape Bait” Scheme

It’s taken five years, but a girl who was used as “rape bait” by her middle school is a little closer to justice.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 13, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Three More Women Have Accused Bill Cosby Of Sexual Assault

Eden Tirl, Linda Ridgeway, and Colleen Hughes bring us to 39 accusers.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 13, 2015 - 9:00 am

3 Horrible Things You’ll Hear About Patrick Kane’s Accuser And How To Respond

You’re going to hear a lot of bullshit about the woman accusing Patrick Kane of rape–here’s how to respond. …

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 10, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Virginia College Demands Rape Victim Provide Entire Sexual History

Virginia Wesleyan College says that a woman raped on campus must produce former sexual partners to say she was actually traumatized.

Robyn Pennacchia | August 10, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Dater X: Not Guilty

I’m taking a week off from writing about The Big Easy. Long story short: he is officially my boyfriend, and I’d like to give that newness a little time and…

Dater X 3.0 | August 4, 2015 - 12:00 pm
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