Posts tagged "rape"

Man Uses Craigslist To Find A Guy To Rape His Wife

I am definitely a big fan of Craigslist—it’s helped me get rid of a bunch of old crap and even led me to the cute couch that’s now sitting in…

Daniela Guernica | June 4, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Hate F**king Does Not Equal Rape

On yesterday’s episode of “The View,” Elisabeth Hasselbeck responded to the Playboy.com article written by Guy Cimbalo that listed her as one of the conservative women he’d like…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 4, 2009 - 11:00 am

Rapex Anti-Rape Condoms Turn Your Vagina Into A Penis Fly Trap

We’re all for rape prevention, but when you can’t stop the crime, why not score immediate payback with the help of a little latex and some barbed plastic? That’s the…

Lily Q | May 21, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Has The Word “Rape” Been Stripped Of Its Power?

Confession. Sometimes when I go on a really successful shopping binge at, say, a store like Charlotte Russe, where I literally pilfer the racks of all their amazing awesomeness, I’ll…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 1, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Sarah Palin’s Pick For State Attorney General Allegedly Defends Marital Rape

Sarah Palin. Remember her? Despite Levi Johnston’s TV talk show circuit tour having ended, the Alaska governor is still under the microscope. Wayne Anthony Ross, Palin’s nominee for Alaska’s state…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 13, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Today In Terribleness: “Curing” Lesbians With Rape!

How’s this for an evil/nonsensical “trend” — in South Africa, the number of lesbian women who’ve reported being raped to “cure” them of their gayness is on the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 16, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Video Game Allows Players To Rape And Force Abortions

Sure, we’ve seen other video games, like Grand Theft Auto, where players can sexually assault the female characters, but as offensive as that is, at least it’s not the objective…

Persia Ali | February 24, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Is It Her Rape Fantasy Or His?

In an essay published on Nerve.com, Matt Morse writes about the time he roofied his wife to save their marriage. “Roofie” is the slang term for Rohypnol, commonly known as…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 30, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Tess Of The D’Urbervilles: Rape In The Olden Days

Last night, instead of watching “Desperate Housewives” and “Brothers & Sisters,” I opted for slightly more intellectual but no less drama-filled fare and watched Masterpiece Classic on PBS, hosted by…

Catherine Strawn | January 5, 2009 - 9:30 pm

Anti-Palin Ad Features Rape Victim

A few weeks ago, we wrote about a story on Politico.com that reported the Obama campaign was seeking a rape victim for a campaign ad that would attack…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 16, 2008 - 7:00 pm

In Her Own Words: Sarah Palin On Abortion

Don’t forget, the Vice-Presidential debate is tonight! Get your popcorn ready! In the meantime, here’s the latest clip from Katie Couric’s interview with Sarah Palin, in which the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 2, 2008 - 11:30 am

Obama Camp Reportedly Seeks Rape Victim For Campaign Ad

According to an email obtained by Politico.com, the Obama campaign attempted to find a rape victim to cast in a campaign commercial that would allow the Democratic Presidential nominee to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 1, 2008 - 2:00 pm

The Blame Game: Intoxicated Rape Victims Deserve Less Sympathy

Peter Hitchens’ brother is writer Christopher Hitchens (who penned the book “God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything”), so it should come as no surprise that mouthy, attention-grabbing runs…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 19, 2008 - 2:00 pm

Should A Rape Victim Be Obligated To Report Her Attacker?

One of the sites I read quite frequently is Jezebel. I wrote for them for a little while before I launched The Frisky and really respect them as a cool…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 7, 2008 - 6:30 pm

Tuesday Quickies!

Kate Beckinsale hates her butt. Who hates Kate Beckinsale’s self-loathing? We do! [Candy Kirby]
John McCain is doing a fundraiser with a guy who compared rape to the weather saying,…

The Frisky | June 17, 2008 - 9:00 pm

Young Woman Takes Her Sexual Assault Story To YouTube

CNN has a fascinating and heartbreaking story of a girl who posted a video on YouTube alleging that she was raped. In the video, a 16-year old girl cries, “Hi,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 15, 2008 - 11:30 am

Coming Soon: Anonymous Rape Kits

Starting next year, rape victims who are reluctant to go to the police can get an anonymous emergency-room forensic rape exam, and whatever evidence is gathered will be kept on…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 14, 2008 - 5:30 pm

Yes, That Flair Does Make You Look Like A Rapist

One of the many stupid ways to waste your time on Facebook is by sending people “flair” — basically little icons users can put on their profile pages that represent…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 9, 2008 - 12:30 pm

Today In Terribleness: Sexual Assault, Crying Rape, And That Austrian Psycho

A University of Connecticut student recounts being sexually assaulted on campus, fighting back against her attacker, and then being assaulted AGAIN by onlookers. [DailyCampus.com]
A woman who was having an…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 7, 2008 - 2:30 pm

Today In Terribleness: Polygamists, Evil Dads, And Girl Hating Gamers

More than half of the teen girls taken from the polygamist compound in Texas earlier this month have children or are pregnant. A total of 463 children were taken into…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 29, 2008 - 12:00 pm
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