rape

We-Consent, The App Which Records “Proof” Of Mutual Consent, Misses The Point

I’m a big believer in enthusiastic consent. I’m only down to fuck people who are clearly down to fuck me, either because they have communicated that verbally or with indisputable consenting…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 15, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Whoopi Goldberg Begrudgingly Admits That Bill Cosby Is Probably A Rapist

Aww look, Whoopi learned about the statute of limitations and changed her tune!

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 14, 2015 - 3:35 pm

Jackie Fuchs Says Her Alleged Rape Was “Traumatic For Everyone,” While Joan Jett And Cherie Currie Deny Being Present

Last week, the Huffington Post published an exclusive profile of Jackie Fuchs, aka Jackie Fox, bassist for the ’70s girl band, the Runaways, in which she alleges that she was brutally raped

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 13, 2015 - 5:00 pm

The Smithsonian Won’t Take Down Cosby’s Artworks

There’s a smallish storm abrew about a Smithsonian exhibit that’s comprised one-third by never-before-exhibited artworks donated from Bill and Camille Cosby’s private collection. While many of Cosby’s affiliated organizations have…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 13, 2015 - 10:30 am

Bill Cosby Was Fired By His Agent, Finally

Oh noes! Bill Cosby has been fired by his agent and talent agency! How sad! Just kidding, no it’s not. About time, if you ask me. Cosby was actually dropped…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 8, 2015 - 5:47 pm

The Soapbox: On Pennsatucky & Poor, White, Rural Representation On “Orange Is The New Black”

For every story that “Orange Is The New Black” has inspired in the media, I never thought that I would come across one that uses the show as an example…

Chloe Stillwell | July 8, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Whoopi Goldberg Is Somehow Still Defending Bill Cosby

Whoopi Goldberg! I should have known that the host of “The View” – and the unofficial defense attorney for every piece of shit dude celeb ever – would find a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 7, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Bill Cosby’s Rep: Comedian Only Settled Because 2005 Quaaludes Confession Was “Embarrassing” And “Hurtful”

Yesterday, a portion of Bill Cosby’s 2005 deposition was unsealed and provided to the Associated Press, including the comedian’s own admission that he had procured drugs with the intent of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 7, 2015 - 11:30 am

France Rejects Julian Assange’s Asylum Plea

Thank you France, for rejecting douchebag Julian Assange’s plea to come to your country for asylum.

The Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange is currently in holding at the Ecuadorian…

Katrin Higher | July 4, 2015 - 10:00 am

Bill Cosby Calls Janice Dickinson A Liar And Drug Addict

Well, here we go. Amid mostly silence from Cosby during the countless allegations of sexual assault from many many women by now, Bill Cosby has filed legal paperwork against Janice…

Katrin Higher | June 27, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Marital Rape Often Not Treated Like “Normal” Rape

“Marital privilege” sounds more pleasant than what it actually refers to: exemptions written into state laws that treat marital rape differently than the rape of someone other than the perpetrator’s…

Newser | June 11, 2015 - 2:15 pm

Emma Sulkowicz’s “Ceci N’est Pas Un Viol”: An Explainer

Here’s everything you need to know to understand Sulkowicz’s new artwork.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 5, 2015 - 1:25 pm

“Mattress Girl” Matters, Whether Meghan Daum Has Had “Enough” Or Not

“Time for young feminists to …”

So starts the headline on Meghan Daum’s latest Los Angeles Times column, a sure sign that the nosy-neighbor finger-wagging was just getting started…

Katrin Higher | May 27, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Woman Slain By Ex-Boyfriend Who Held Her Captive In A Box & Had A Prior History Of Torturing Women

In what is a horrifying example of the system absolutely failing victims of domestic violence, a Clinton, Missouri, woman was found dead just three weeks after she escaped from captivity, and authorities…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 22, 2015 - 10:45 am

“Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken”: “Game Of Thrones” And Rape On TV

How should TV shows handle rape? (Warning: Major spoilers ahead.)

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 18, 2015 - 10:00 am

My Clit Has Anxiety

This is my secret thing. And I don’t all the way want forever to know about it because forever is what reads the internet. But who knows – maybe it’ll…

Julia Weiss | May 6, 2015 - 1:30 pm

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
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