Posts tagged "rape"

Man Who Killed And Ate His Girlfriend Insists He Was “Too Handsome” To Have Raped Her

Joseph Oberhansley admits to killing his ex and eating her heart and brains, but insists he didn’t rape her.

Robyn Pennacchia | May 6, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Actress Who Appeared on ‘The Cosby Show’ Is Latest Accuser Of Sexual Assault Against Bill Cosby

Another woman has come forward to reveal that comedian Bill Cosby drugged and raped her while on the set of The Cosby Show. This time it is Lili Bernard, an…

Katrin Higher | May 2, 2015 - 11:00 am

Bud Light Must Have Been Drunk When They Came Up With Their New Tagline

Bud Light has some super cool new taglines, and by super cool I mean wildly ill-advised and rapey!

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 28, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Iowa Republican Blocks Bill Terminating Parental Rights Of Convicted Rapists

State Rep. Chip Baltimore insists it’s just a “feel good” bill. …

Robyn Pennacchia | April 20, 2015 - 12:50 pm

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” Helped Me Recover From My Rape (And Probably Saved My Life)

I began the cult following of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” — and it saved my life.

Dori Hartley | April 18, 2015 - 10:00 am

Kill It With Fire: This Coachella Attendee’s “Eat Sleep Rape Repeat” Shirt

Okay, I’m not literally suggesting we burn this godawful douchebag alive, but I am encouraging you to memorize his face, shame the shit out of him should you ever encounter…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 15, 2015 - 9:30 am

China’s 5 Arrested Feminist Activists Have Been Released From Custody

The five Chinese feminist activists who were arrested in the days leading up to International Women’s Day for handing out brochures about sexual harassment have been freed from custody.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 13, 2015 - 6:10 pm

Just Look At This Asshole: Ex-Ferguson Court Clerk Says Being Fired For Racist Emails Like “Being Raped”

Pro-tip: if you ever feel inclined to compare something, anything, to being raped — DON’T.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 9, 2015 - 12:40 pm

The Soapbox: How We Talk About Consent Absolutely Matters

How we talk about consent absolutely matters. How we talk about it in private conversations, in academia, in public discourse — all matters.
So for ELLE to publish an essay attacking…

Katie Klabusich | April 8, 2015 - 12:00 pm

How The Anti-Rape Movement Can Learn From The Rolling Stone/UVA Debacle

While misogynists will use this as “evidence” that women lie about rape, I wholeheartedly agree with Amanda Hess at Slate when she writes that the Rolling Stone/UVA disaster “cannot possibly undermine a social

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 6, 2015 - 6:10 pm

Columbia Journalism Review Investigation Calls Rolling Stone UVA Rape Story “A Failure That Was Avoidable”

The Columbia Journalism Review has completed their investigation into Rolling Stone’s reporting and editorial practices in their story about a gang rape that allegedly occurred at the University of Virginia,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 6, 2015 - 11:50 am

Rape Suspect Shows Up In Court With Burns After Victim Dies In House Fire

Robert Seman Jr. of Green Township, Ohio, showed up in Court on Monday after having been accused of sexually assaulting Corrine Gump, the ten year-old daughter of his girlfriend over…

Robyn Pennacchia | April 3, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Rolling Stone Will Review Its UVA Rape Story In The April Issue

Rolling Stone will be publishing its review of its UVA campus rape article, “A Rape On Campus,” in its April issue. [Flavorwire]
And Charlottesville police say that there’s “no…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 23, 2015 - 5:30 pm

The Soapbox: There Is No Justification For An Adult Raping A Minor

When I read an article (via Facebook) about a 23-year-old man being charged with the rape of a 12-year-old girl, after being caught by the child’s mother engaging in…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 23, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Former NFL Player Darren Sharper Now Wanted in Four States for Raping Instead of Just Three

Darren Sharper, a retired NFL safety who played for the Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, and New Orleans Saints, was charged with two counts of sexual assault for drugging and…

Beejoli Shah | March 20, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Ashley Judd Fights Back Against Sexually Violent Twitter Harassment

March is one of actress Ashley Judd’s favorite times of year, for one reason in particular: March Madness and college basketball. The University of Kentucky fan was fired up about…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 19, 2015 - 4:40 pm

Amnesty International: Iranian Women Are Being Made Into “Baby-Making Machines”

An Iranian bill restricting the availability of contraception and abortions in order to boost the country’s population is effectively going to turn Iranian women into “baby-making machines.”…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 11, 2015 - 6:30 pm

On The Unhappy Anniversary Of My Rape

At the exact time that I’m writing this (8:30 a.m. ), on this exact day two years ago, I was reporting my rape. It had happened after midnight on March…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 10, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Just Look At This Asshole: Bill Cosby Says “I’m Far From Finished,” Means Comedy Not Raping

After weeks of burying his head in the sand (and years of sexually assaulting women sans reproach!), Bill Cosby has recorded his first video message reiterating the same line he’s…

Beejoli Shah | March 9, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Hillary Clinton Has Some Choice Words About Silicon Valley’s Glass Ceiling

Today in Lady News, Hillary Clinton talks about tech’s glass celiing, HBO is offering a fellowship for diverse writers, and there are two lesbians in the upcoming “Jem and the…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 25, 2015 - 6:05 pm
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