Posts tagged "rape"

7 Celebs Who’ve Used The Word “Rape” Insensitively

I, predictably, love Johnny Depp. But I am not really feeling his casual way with words in the November issue of Vanity Fair. Apparently, in an interview with Nick Tosches,…

Kate Torgovnick/ | October 5, 2011 - 10:00 am

NYC Cops Warn Against Shorts & Skirts To Avoid Serial Rapist

A gift from me to you, A Handy-Dandy Guide On Things Not To Do If You’re A Cop — Or Anyone — Talking To Women About Sexual Assault When A

Jessica Wakeman | September 30, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: FBI Definition Of “Rape” Criticized

The FBI’s working definition of “rape” was roundly criticized on Friday at a meeting of police chiefs, sex crime investigators, and victims’ advocates. The definition of rape…

Jessica Wakeman | September 29, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Jon Hamm Talks Rape Prevention, My Heart Swoons

“It is an important thing to instill in a younger generation about the impact of rape, the lasting impact of rape. Children from grade school to high school to college…

Jessica Wakeman | September 29, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: On The Texas Cheerleader Forced To Cheer For Her Rapist

We’ve long been following the story of the Texas cheerleader who was kicked off the squad for refusing to cheer for a student athlete who sexually assaulted her. Hillaire,…

Jessica Wakeman | September 15, 2011 - 6:40 pm

T-Mobile Won’t Release Brooklyn Rapist’s Contact Information — UPDATE

UPDATE, 2:40p.m.: Anti-street harassment group Hollaback! has announced that T-Mobile responded to the petition and provided the requested phone numbers to the NYPD. Thank you, T-Mobile, for doing the…

Jessica Wakeman | September 15, 2011 - 1:20 pm

NYPD “Rape Cop” Juror Is Cashing In

For the past year, the country has been following the sordid tale of the two NYPD “rape cops” who were accused of sexually assaulting a drunk woman whom they were…

Jessica Wakeman | September 8, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: NYPD Officer Being Investigated For Unsolved Rapes

Last week, New York City police officer officer Michael Pena was charged with allegedly grabbing a 25-year-old woman off the street, flashing his gun, and raping her in her…

Jessica Wakeman | August 25, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: NYPD “Rape Cops” Sentenced

The NYPD officer accused of raping a drunk woman in 2008 was sentenced today. Kenneth Moreno, who was acquitted of rape charges in May, was sentenced to one year…

Jessica Wakeman | August 8, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Date Rape Drug Test May Soon Be Available

A test for date rape drugs may soon be available so women can learn in real-time if their drinks have been spiked. All a boozer has to do is dip…

Jessica Wakeman | August 3, 2011 - 5:40 pm

How “True Blood” Handles The Topic Of Rape

It look me a while to catch on to “True Blood”; weeks of friends talking nonsense about Jason Stackhouse’s sex life, several Freudian comments on the part of my mother…

Kat George | July 31, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Rapports Opus, The Sperm-Sniffing Police Dog

Behold, woman’s new best friend. Rapports Opus is a police dog in Sweden who has been training for over a year to help police nab rapists by sniffing out sperm.

Kate Torgovnick/ | July 19, 2011 - 11:40 am

NYPD “Rape Cops” Had Prior Abusive Incident Towards A Woman

Two months ago, a New York City jury acquitted two NYPD officers who were accused (in a 2008 incident) of allegedly entering the apartment of a drunk woman — who…

Jessica Wakeman | July 6, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Bristol Palin Says That While Her Virginity Was “Stolen,” Levi Johnston Didn’t Rape Her

Bristol Palin was on “Good Morning America” this morning, promoting her memoir, Not Afraid Of Life, and attempted to clarify that while Levi Johnston “stole” her virginity, it wasn’t…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 27, 2011 - 3:20 pm

A Handy Checklist Of Things That Cause Rape

I can think of a few people who need this sign someplace where they can always see it. Sadly. [BuzzFeed]…

Jessica Wakeman | June 11, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Male Editor Blames Lara Logan’s Boobs For Her Assault, Extols “Conquering An Unwilling Sex Partner”

An online Philadelphia arts and culture site called Broad Street Review, which reviews local theater and music, isn’t typically a site on The Frisky’s radar. But a victim-blaming, thoroughly sexist…

Jessica Wakeman | June 9, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Gabrielle Union Weighs In On Rihanna’s “Man Down”

Rihanna’s video for “Man Down,” in which she plays a character who guns down her rapist, has been super controversial. I’ve seen so many opinions on it—from those who say…

Kate Torgovnick/ | June 7, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Dominique Strauss-Kahn Pleaded “Not Guilty” In Sexual Assault

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former chief of the International Monetary Fund, pleaded not guilty to the accusation that he sexually assaulted a maid in a New York City hotel room. [New

Jessica Wakeman | June 6, 2011 - 6:40 pm

“Rape Cop” Street Posters Reveal Where Accused Officer Kenneth Moreno Lives

Things are getting ugly: after NYPD officer Kenneth Moreno was acquitted of rape last week, posters went up in his Brooklyn neighborhood allegedly listing the street on which his family…

Jessica Wakeman | June 3, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Girl Talk: Why Being Drunk Is A Feminist Issue

Last weekend, I stood on the subway platform, thumbing through a magazine and grumbling about how the next train wouldn’t arrive for another 11 minutes. As I waited, more and…

Kate Torgovnick/ | June 1, 2011 - 2:00 pm
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