rape

I Was Wrong About The Patrick Kane Rape Case

The woman who accused Blackhawks player Patrick Kane stopped cooperating with the investigation a few days ago, and the prosecutor announced today that Kane won’t be

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 5, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Daniel Holtzclaw, Ex-Cop Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 13 Black Women, Will Be Judged By An All-White Jury

On Monday, the trial for Daniel Holtzclaw, a former Oklahoma City police officer accused of sexually assaulting 13 Black women, began, and by the end of the day on Tuesday,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 4, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Bill Cosby Will Have To Testify In Janice Dickinson’s Lawsuit

A judge has ordered Bill Cosby and his former attorney Martin Singer to give depositions in the defamation lawsuit Janice Dickinson has filed against them, the Associated Press reports.

Robyn Pennacchia | November 2, 2015 - 4:50 pm

Christian Website Advises Men To Not Look At Their Wives’ Faces During Coerced Sex

The Christian website BiblicalGenderRoles.com, which espouses all sorts of ass-backwards, sexist, paternalistic garbage advice, has published a piece telling husbands that they “should not tolerate” their wives’ refusal to have sex. Columnist Larry Solomon…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 27, 2015 - 11:20 am

A New Policy Will Make Plan B More Accessible To Native American Women

Women’s health advocates have been pushing for a policy that allows easier and more affordable access to the emergency contraception pill, Plan B, in the Native communities for many years,…

Katrin Higher | October 17, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Just Look At This Asshole: College Student Very “Hurt” By Invitation To Consent Workshop

When George Lawson, 19, received an Facebook invite for an I Heart Consent workshop through Warwick University, he was not amused by the event name. He was actually outraged by the implication…

Lauren Vinopal | October 16, 2015 - 10:00 am

Bill Cosby Will Testify In Court About Rape Accusations Today

Bill Cosby will finally testify in court today to address Judith Huth’s accusations of molestation when she was 15 years old. Cosby’s lawyers have tried their darnedest to stop this

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 9, 2015 - 9:30 am

Kill It With Fire: Ex-Cop Cleared Of Raping Woman On Hood Of Patrol Car

Yesterday, nearly one year after he was accused of raping a woman on the hood of police vehicle, a Florida jury cleared ex-cop Stephen Maiorino of all charges. His accuser, whose identity…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 8, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Babysitter Who Raped An 11-Year-Old Boy Escapes Jail Time Because His Dad Was Cool With It

Can we at least send the dad to jail instead?

Lauren Vinopal | October 5, 2015 - 3:30 pm

No Jail Time For Doctor Who Raped And Took Nude Pictures Of His Unconscious Patients

One of his victims was an eight-year-old girl.

Robyn Pennacchia | September 28, 2015 - 4:30 pm

‘Elaborate Hoax’ Alleged In NHL Star Patrick Kane’s Rape Case

There’s been another shocking revelation in what has already been a twisty week for the alleged rape case against hockey star Patrick Kane. Just two days after it was reported…

Newser | September 25, 2015 - 5:15 pm

Fordham And Marquette Rescind Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degrees

Fordham University and Marquette University have rescinded honorary degrees granted to comedian/rapist Bill Cosby as a result of the July release of a 2005 deposition in which Cosby

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 25, 2015 - 9:30 am

#FreedomForKesha: Why The Pop Star’s Suit Against Dr. Luke/Sony Should Matter To All Women In The Music Industry

By allowing the case to drag on, Dr. Luke and Sony are essentially using the legal system to punish Kesha for speaking out about her rape in the first place.

Tiffanie Drayton | September 23, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Lady Gaga’s Video For “Til It Happens To You” Draws Attention To Campus Sexual Assault

Lady Gaga’s new difficult to watch video for “Til It Happens To You” features a series of scenes in which women endure sexual abuse and violence set in common college…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 18, 2015 - 12:30 pm

A&E Will Air An Hour-Long Special With Bill Cosby’s Accusers

On the heels of the New York magazine cover story from this summer, some of the women who have accused Bill Cosby of rape will be participating in an A&E…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 14, 2015 - 4:35 pm

Raping A Sex Worker At Gunpoint Is Just “Theft Of Services,” Says Chicago Sun-Times Columnist

Columnist Mary Mitchell says sex workers can’t be raped.

Robyn Pennacchia | September 14, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Damon Wayans Defends Bill Cosby In Sickening Interview

Actor Damon Wayans somehow managed to dismiss over 40 women who say Cosby sexually assualted him in an interview Friday on Power 105.1’s show called The Breakfast Club. He asserts…

Katrin Higher | September 6, 2015 - 10:30 am

Jackie Fox Responds To Chrissie Hynde’s Victim-Blaming Rape Comments

Another rock goddess has fallen from the feminist pedestal she probably should never have been on to begin with. In an interview with the UK’s Sunday Times a few day…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 2, 2015 - 1:30 pm
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