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Miracle Village: The Town Of Sex Offenders

A small village in Florida was created in the 1960s in the middle of sugar cane fields to house the people who worked there. Some of these sugar cane workers…

Mary Odell | August 2, 2013 - 9:40 am

Chinese Professor Thinks “To Rape A Bargirl Does Less Harm Than To Rape A Good Woman”

The ongoing trial of Li Tianyi, a 17-year-old boy accused of participating in the gang rape of a woman in Beijing, spurred some vomit-inducing comments from Yi Yanyou, a professor…

Mary Odell | July 27, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Samantha Gailey Geimer, Raped At 13 By Roman Polanski, Publishes Memoir

In 1977, the filmmaker Roman Polanski asked the mother of a 13-year-old girl named Samantha Gailey if he could photograph her daughter for French Vogue. The mom agreed and the…

Jessica Wakeman | July 24, 2013 - 12:40 pm

British Prime Minister Reveals Crackdown On Internet Porn

David Cameron, British Prime Minister, has announced that every household will now be blocked from viewing online porn and other adult materials unless they specify that they would like the…

Mary Odell | July 22, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Norwegian Woman Raped In Dubai Is Finally Pardoned

Last Tuesday, Marte Deborah Delelv of Norway was sentenced to 16 months in prison. Her crime? She reported being raped by a colleague while on a business trip in Dubai…

Mary Odell | July 22, 2013 - 11:40 am

Woman In Dubai Sentenced To Jail After Reporting Rape

A woman turned from victim to criminal in Dubai after she reported she had been raped, but was then sentenced to jail for having “extramarital sex.” So messed up.

Daley Quinn | July 19, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Girl Talk: On Dealing With Rape Within A Relationship

I was always utterly convinced that I was stronger and more logically driven than the average woman when it came to dealing with relationships. I remember reading stories about women…

Lizzie R. | July 12, 2013 - 12:00 pm

11-Year-Old To Give Birth To Rapist’s Baby In Chile, Where Abortion Is Illegal

A 11-year-old girl in Chile, who was impregnated by her mother’s boyfriend, told a TV interviewer recently that giving birth to a baby would be like “having a doll.” Chilean…

Jessica Wakeman | July 10, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Retaliation Complaint By UNC Sexual Assault Survivor Sparks Federal Investigation

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill is currently facing three investigations by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights over the school’s handling of sexual assault reports.

Mary Odell | July 8, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Serena Williams Is Doing Apologies Wrong

Serena Williams is really not doing a great job recovering from the victim-blaming comments about the Steubenville rape that she made during an interview with Rolling Stone. Her first apology was…

Mary Odell | June 25, 2013 - 11:20 am

Why Is A 12-Year-Old Incest Victim In Prison?

This is too horrible: a 12-year-old Bolivian girl who was repeatedly raped by her father, grandfather and godfather  and is is now pregnant from the incest is living inside…

Jessica Wakeman | June 21, 2013 - 6:30 pm

In Defense Of Robin Thicke’s Song “Blurred Lines”

Ever since my sister introduced the Robin Thick song “Blurred Lines” to me all of four days ago, I’ve been listening to it on repeat for embarrassingly long stretches of…

Alyson Penn | June 21, 2013 - 2:00 pm
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