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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.

Lauren Holter | August 11, 2016 - 8:44 am

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
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