rape

Today’s Lady News: Mackenzie Phillips Spurs 26% Increase In Rape Reports

The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network hotline has reported a 26 percent increase in phone calls since Mackenzie Phillips told Oprah that she had an incestuous relationship with her…

Jessica Wakeman | September 25, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Girl Talk: When (Rape) Fantasy Becomes Reality

Two weeks ago, my gentle and loving boyfriend of three months held me down and forced me to have sex with him against my will, and then told me I…

Anouk Collins | September 23, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Mackenzie Phillips Confesses To Sex With Her Dad

Mackenzie Phillips, best known for her role on the ’70s and ’80s sitcom “One Day at a Time,” and for being the daughter of musician John Phillips from the legendary…

Wendy Atterberry | September 23, 2009 - 11:20 am

When Sex Is A Weapon: Surviving Date Rape

I just found out that my rapist is dead. Not only is he dead, but he ended up killing a lot of women. I always wondered if he would rape…

YourTango.com | September 19, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Girl Who Lied About Gang Rape Apparently Didn’t Want To Look Like A Slut

Danmell Ndonye, 18, the Hofstra student who falsely accused five guys of tying her up and gang-raping her, apparently made up the lie when confronted by her boyfriend about where…

Jessica Wakeman | September 18, 2009 - 8:15 pm

11 Rape Prevention Tips For Rapists

Most of us who’ve lived in a college dormitory before have had that sexual assault prevention lecture from campus security that’s basically, like, “Women! Cross your legs!” I guess society…

Jessica Wakeman | September 18, 2009 - 2:39 pm

Hofstra Student Says Oops! She Wasn’t Gang-Raped After All

Earlier this week we were upset to hear an 18-year-old woman at Hofstra University on Long Island had allegedly been gang-raped by five men in a dorm bathroom. Each day,…

Jessica Wakeman | September 17, 2009 - 7:10 pm

Don’t Be This Guy: The Creepy “Georgetown Cuddler”

Ew, this is every woman’s worst nightmare happening in real life: a creepy man dubbed “The Georgetown Cuddler” is going around D.C. college campuses, breaking into dorm rooms, and climbing…

Jessica Wakeman | September 2, 2009 - 5:10 pm

Child Abuse Charges For Phoenix Family Who Abandoned Their 8-Year-Old Girl After Rape

Finally, some good news to come out of this sad story: Phoenix police will pursue felony child abuse charges for the parents, Liberian refugees, who abandoned their eight-year-old daughter in…

Jessica Wakeman | August 28, 2009 - 4:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Attorneys Want Woman To Reenact Alleged Rape In The Courtroom

Attorneys for a man accused of raping an Ohio woman have asked the victim to reenact the alleged rape on the bed she was allegedly raped on. In the courtroom.

Jessica Wakeman | August 25, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Magician David Copperfield Accused Of Rape

A 22-year-old woman claims that magician David Copperfield raped her, sexually assaulted her repeatedly, and threatened her on his private island in Musha Cay, Bahamas in 2007. The alleged victim…

Jessica Wakeman | August 20, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Do We Live In A Rape Culture?

Normally, I’m not big on low-budget documentaries. But this new video called “Our Hidden Culture” really got me thinking. It argues that we in the United States live…

Ami Angelowicz | August 19, 2009 - 11:19 am

Today’s Lady News: Marriott Admits Blaming A Victim For Her Own Rape At Their Hotel Was Wrong

The Marriott Hotel & Spa in Stamford, CT, changed its legal claim that a 40-year-old mom of two who was raped at gunpoint in their parking garage was not to

Jessica Wakeman | August 18, 2009 - 8:30 pm

Lady News: Hotel Says Woman Was Negligent In Her Own Rape

After a 40-year-old woman was sexually assaulted at gunpoint in the hotel’s parking garage in front of her two kids, Marriott Hotel & Spa in Stamford, CT, has responded…

Jessica Wakeman | August 14, 2009 - 5:45 pm

Congo’s Growing Problem: Men Raping Men

Congo has a new problem to add to the ever-growing list of atrocities racking the country. According to an article in The New York Times, it is now popular for…

Annika Harris | August 5, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Rape A Serious, Serious Problem In South Africa

In South Africa, lesbians have it tough. There’s a whole category of heinous crimes there known as “corrective rape,” where power trippin’ men who rape lesbians to turn them straight…

Nikki Dowling | August 3, 2009 - 2:40 pm

8-Year-Old Raped By Boys Who Aren’t Even 15 Yet

This is a sad story. If you are looking for something uplifting to start your weekend, stop reading right now.

Police in Phoenix, AZ, went out to investigate reports…

Catherine Strawn | July 25, 2009 - 11:30 am

What Tori Amos Learned From Her Sexual Assault

One of the first things you learn about alt-girl favorite Tori Amos is that she was raped when she was younger. Anyone who listens to her chilling song, “Me And…

Jessica Wakeman | July 13, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Deadgirl, That Zombie Rape Flick You’ve Been Waiting For, Is Finally Here

Ah, horror films. If you found the corpse of a dead woman in a mental institution basement, you’d totes have sex with it, right? Then chop up the body parts…until…

Jessica Wakeman | July 3, 2009 - 12:30 pm
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