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Report: Sony To Drop Dr. Luke Over Pressure To #FreeKesha [UPDATED]

“They can’t afford the Adeles of the world out in the streets calling the label unsupportive,” a source told The Wrap. More »


Uber Retracts Limp and “Fictitious” Rebuttal To BuzzFeed On Rape Customer Service Reports

On March 6, BuzzFeed reported on and published screenshots of Uber’s Zendesk-based customer support system which showed thousands of customer support tickets containing the word rape. Uber, naturally, shot back with a rebuttal that refuted these claims, saying that the Zendesk screenshots contained false matches. They pointed to the tricky matter of the word “rape”,… More »


Uber Dismisses “Rape” and Assault Customer Service Reports As Typo In Leaked Report

It should come as no surprise that Uber, a company not especially known for its rigorous screening of employees for the safety of its users, have received a lot of customer service reports detailing rapes and sexual assault enacted by their “contractors” to the people that use the service.

But, as leaked screenshots… More »


Here’s What Men Need To Know About Supporting Survivors Of Sexual Assault

One night during my junior year of college, I found myself sobbing in the closet of my dorm room. In the middle of coming to terms with a childhood of sexual abuse and recent date rape, I was full of intense emotions that were often visceral and always intense. That night, I refused to come… More »


Baylor Frat President Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Female Student In Backyard At A Party

The president of Phi Delta Theta at Baylor University has turned himself into police after being accused of sexually assaulting a female student at a February 20 party.

Jacob Walter Anderson, 20, is now charged with second degree felony sexual assault. Read more on College Candy…More »


‘Project Consent’ Uses Cute Animated Genitals To Promote Consent Culture

“Consent is complicated” – that’s the message we receive every day because we live in rape culture. But really, it’s not complicated at all and to prove it, the non-profit organization Project Consent has made a wonderful video made out of animated private parts to prove how simple it is.

Their mission is… More »


Lady Gaga’s Family Didn’t Know About Her Rape Until the Oscars

Lady Gaga’s performance of her Oscar-nominated song about sexual assault during the Academy Awards on Sunday was a powerful moment for a lot of people. The Los Angeles Times reports two of those people were the singer’s own aunt and grandmother, who weren’t aware she was a survivor of sexual abuse herself. “My grandmother and… More »


#FreeKesha: 6 Things To Know About Her Legal Battle Against Dr. Luke And Sony

Is Sony’s refusal to shred Kesha’s contract really about squeezing every dollar they can out of the pop star and their investment in her careerOr is her money-making potential secondary to using her as a bargaining chip between Sony and Dr. Luke, whose own contract expires this year?More »


Emma Sulkowicz Will Answer (Almost) Any Question At Her First Solo Gallery Show

The rest, you’ll have to direct toward the Emmatron. More »


University Of Tennessee Football Player Assaulted By Teammates After Helping A Rape Victim

University of Tennessee football player Drae Bowles was allegedly assaulted by his fellow teammates after helping a woman who claimed she was raped by former players A.J. Johnson and Mike Williams, according to a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday in Nashville.

According to court documents, Bowles took the woman to a hospital the night of the rape… More »


Rapey, Pit-stained Pick-Up Artist Roosh V. Emerges From His Mother’s Basement

The 36-year-old “alpha male” called police to come to his mother’s home, as he currently lives in her basement. More »


10 Rape Prevention Tips From Some Woke As Hell Women

We all want to stop rape, but the challenge with rape prevention is that the willing participants in these efforts are not usually the ones responsible for the sexual assaults. Rapists (and potential ones) aren’t typically interested in attending workshops and seminars on consent. Thus, a lot of prevention language and literature is geared towards the vulnerable… More »


Man Ordered To Inform Cops Before Having Sex

A seemingly bizarre court order in the UK has been making news around the world. The court in York, England, granted a police request to order a man to inform police at least 24 hours before having sex, and to “disclose the details of any female including her name, address, and date of birth,” the… More »


Ex-Cop Daniel Holtzclaw Sentenced To 263 Years In Prison For Rape And Assault Of Black Women

Daniel Holtzclaw, the Oklahoma City Police officer that was convicted of raping and sexually assaulting eight women while on duty has been sentenced to 263 consecutive years in prison — the full recommended sentence decided by the jury in December of last year. More »


Why Journalism Is Afraid Of Sexual Assault

I am a fake journalist. By which I mean that I am a humor writer who writes fake news for The Whiskey Journal as well as Reductress and Above Average. I am by no means an actual journalist. I’m a comedian. I write satire and I perform stand up and sketch comedy across the country. More »


Let Victims Tell Their Own Stories

Just because you have a story doesn’t mean you have to share it. More »


Watch Badass New York City Council Member Shut Down Victim-Blaming On CNN

In a recent video report on CNN, New York City Council Member Laura Cumbo shut down a reporter who went on an irrelevant trail of questions that essentially victim blamed the 18-year-old-victim. More »


Let’s Talk About David Bowie’s Predation (And The Online Conversation Surrounding It)

Lori Mattix had sex with Bowie when she was underage, and says she wasn’t a victim. Who does it serve to say otherwise? More »


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