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Sean Kingston Sued For Alleged 2010 Gang Rape

Rapper Sean Kingston and two members of his entourage are being sued by a woman who says she was gang raped by them in 2010, when she was 22.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 30, 2013 - 10:00 am

Etsy Offers Tasteful, Rape-Positive “You’ve Just Been Roofied” Glass

Ain’t nothing like a date-rape joke, especially when it involves dishware, right? Etsy seller ThatGlassStore is selling a customized sandblast-etched drinking glass that reads “you’ve just been roofied” on its…

Julie Gerstein | August 28, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Rapist Gets 30-Day Sentence Because 14-Year-Old Victim “Seemed Older Than Her Chronological Age”

Yesterday, we told you about a story coming out of Yellowstone County, Montana: A teacher who’d repeatedly raped his 14-year-old student received a 15-year suspended sentence and was ordered to

Julie Gerstein | August 28, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Kate Bornstein Pens A Moving Open Letter To Chelsea Manning

Trans activist and self-described gender outlaw Kate Bornstein penned a powerful letter in support of Chelsea Manning, who recently came out as trans. Bornstein notes: “Remember that you have…

Julie Gerstein | August 27, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Photojournalism Intern, 22, Gang Raped In Mumbai, India

A 22-year-old photojournalism intern in Mumbai (Bombay), India, was brutally gang raped by five men last night, as her male friend was violently attacked. It’s yet another shocking act of…

Jessica Wakeman | August 23, 2013 - 5:00 pm

The Soapbox: In (Reluctant) Defense of Dr. Phil

I never thought I’d write an article under that title but here goes.

Earlier this week, Dr. Phil asked over Twitter: “If a girl is drunk, is it alright…

Melissa Petro | August 22, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Fifth Vanderbilt Student Arrested For Alleged Role In Gang Rape

A fifth Vanderbilt football player has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the gang rape of a 21-year-old female student in a college dorm this past June. Chris…

Jessica Wakeman | August 19, 2013 - 7:30 pm

New Measures To Prevent Military Sexual Assault Are Released

Today the Defense Department released its new measures to prevent military sexual assault and to better aid survivors. [USA TodayGuardian UK]
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s lady-centric organization Lean…

Jessica Wakeman | August 15, 2013 - 7:30 pm

London Taxi Ad Depicts Woman Who Was Either Just Raped Or Caught In A Rainstorm

There are less obtuse ways of explaining the concept of a “rainstorm” in an advertisement, Data Cars. Because this one is looking a liiiiitle rapey, according to some anti-rape activists.

Jessica Wakeman | August 15, 2013 - 4:30 pm

“Harriet Tubman Sex Tape” Parody Posted To Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital YouTube Page, Is Removed Following Backlash

If you’ve been on Twitter in the last 24 hours, you might have noticed something interesting — “Harriet Tubman” is trending. Why? The famous abolitionist, who escaped from slavery and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 15, 2013 - 8:49 am

Four Former Vanderbilt Football Players Indicted For Alleged Rape Of Unconscious Woman

Four former players for the Vanderbilt University football team were indicted on Friday for the alleged rape of an unconscious female student this past June. The Nashville college dismissed the…

Jessica Wakeman | August 12, 2013 - 12:40 pm

11-Year-Old Indian Girl Set On Fire, Dies Resisting Rape

An 11-year-old girl in India died after she was set on fire for resisting a sexual assault. The youngster was hassled by kids while she was trying to go…

Jessica Wakeman | August 5, 2013 - 7:30 pm
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