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By hiding her identity, she’s able to make her individual case about widespread rape issues instead of solely what happened to her. READ MORE »


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On top of his standing as an athlete at a prestigious university, Turner had another factor working in his favor — his whiteness. READ MORE »


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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 moving and infuriating and one of the smartest, most powerful statements on what happens when we let the fact that a victim cannot remember her… READ MORE »


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Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets Wednesday as Brazilians protest rape culture following the gang rape. READ MORE »


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Three women just prevented an attempted date rape, and it happens more than you think. READ MORE »


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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 woman’s yum. But a teen? READ MORE »


Entertainment

Males writers are overusing rape as a trope for female characters, and Jodie Foster isn’t having it. READ MORE »


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NOT TODAY SATAN. READ MORE »


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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 against the magazine. The lawsuit was filed by Nicole Eramo, an associate dean at UVA, who says that the magazine tried to incorrectly characterize her… READ MORE »


Celebs

“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.” READ MORE »


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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, responding, “I don’t know what you mean,” or “Here’s what I found on the web,” when you are trying to figure out what to do… READ MORE »


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


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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 his lawyers claimed that Dickinson lied about her assault.

There’s no date for the trial yet, and Cosby’s lawyers will have the opportunity… READ MORE »


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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 issued the ruling, clearing Ghomeshi of four counts of sexual assault and one count of overcoming resistance by choking in incidents said to have taken… READ MORE »


Celebs

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 dangerous precedent for the business interests of record labels. Kesha went public with her story in 2014, claiming that Dr. Luke had raped and abused her.
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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 and tested. The measure would also create a timeline for law enforcement agencies to send the kits into the state forensic lab.

It’s hard… READ MORE »


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Until they removed it, anyway. READ MORE »


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Why anyone other than Bill Cosby should care about Bill Cosby’s homeowners insurance may at first seem a mystery. But the beleaguered comedian is apparently taking advantage of the personal injury coverage linked to his AIG policy to deflect his growing legal costs as he fights the defamation suits filed against him by 10 women… READ MORE »


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