Posts tagged "sexual abuse"

Margaret Cho’s New Single ‘I Want To Kill My Rapist’ Is Epic

Comedian Margaret Cho has become very active in trying to start conversations about rape and sexual assault – a cause that has affected her personally given that she was sexually…

Katrin Higher | November 14, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Duggar-Affiliated Homeschool Ministry Sued By Five Women Over Sexual Abuse

Bill Gothard of the Institute for Basic Life Principles has been accused of sexual misconduct by over 30 women.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 23, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Mother Sues Amazon And UPenn Over Daughter’s Suicide

Sujata Singh has filed a lawsuit against Amazon and the University of Pennsylvania, two years after the suicide of her 20-year-old daughter, Arya Singh.
Sujata Singh is suing Amazon for…

Katrin Higher | September 5, 2015 - 11:00 am

American Hostage Kayla Mueller Was Raped By Islamic State Leader While In Captivity

American hostage Kayla Mueller was repeatedly raped by ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, U.S. intelligence officials told her family in June. The family has just come forward to tell the…

Katrin Higher | August 15, 2015 - 10:00 am

TLC Officially Cancels “19 Kids & Counting”

Took ‘em long enough. …

Megan Reynolds | July 16, 2015 - 11:00 am

Woman Says Dennis Hastert Abused Her Brother In High School

Two men had so far come forward claiming that the former White House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert had sexually abused them.
Now comes a third, from Jolene Burdge, the sister…

Katrin Higher | June 6, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Sources Tell The LA Times That Dennis Hastert Paid To Conceal A Sex Crime

By now, you’ve probably heard that former House Speaker Dennis J. Hastert had been indicted on blackmail charges and is accused of shelling out over $1.7 million in hush money…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 29, 2015 - 4:40 pm

As A Survivor Of Child Molestation, I Won’t Forget Josh Duggar’s Victims

You may wonder why someone like myself is writing about this particular issue. I’m writing about this because I was the victim of child sexual abuse. I was also molested by

Sydney Leathers | May 22, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Uh, So One Of The Duggars Might Be A Child Molester…

Holy fucking shit. I have never had any great love for the Duggars, and Josh Duggar – who currently serves as executive director of Family Research Council Action – has always been my least…

Robyn Pennacchia | May 19, 2015 - 5:15 pm

Brazilian President Rousseff Has Signed A New Femicide Law

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has signed a femicide bill into law, which increases the penalties for the murder of women relating to domestic violence.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 10, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Lena Dunham: “I Do Not Condone Any Kind Of Abuse”

“First and foremost, I want to be very clear that I do not condone any kind of abuse under any circumstances. … If the situations described in my book have…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 4, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Mommie Dearest: On Lena Dunham & Teaching Children About Boundaries And Consent

This post isn’t about Lena Dunham… really. So many others, including The Frisky’s own Amelia, have written about Dunham, her book, and the passages about her sister that have led…

Avital Norman Nathman | November 4, 2014 - 11:09 am

Lena Dunham Faces Accusations That She “Molested” Her Younger Sister

In her new memoir, Not That Kind Of Girl, Lena Dunham tells a couple of stories that include references to her younger sister Grace which are intended to illustrate Lena’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 3, 2014 - 10:00 am

Everyone Watch This Video About The Ways Society Enables Sexual Abusers

This video by psychologist Dr. Nina Burrowes explains the smoke screen that keeps society blind to what sexual abuse really looks like and makes it more likely for abusers to…

Claire Hannum | October 11, 2014 - 12:01 pm

Stephen Collins On Jessica Biel’s Topless Gear Spread In 2000: “It’s Child Pornography”

Back in 2000, Jessica Biel, then starring as eldest daughter Mary Camden on TV’s “7th Heaven,” made waves by appearing on the cover of men’s magazine Gear in just a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 8, 2014 - 11:20 am

False Reports Of Suicide At Stephen Collins’ Home Swirl Amidst Child Molestation Scandal

Last night, the interwebs were all aflutter after false reports circulated of a suicide at “7th Heaven” actor Stephen Collins’ home, following yesterday’s reveal that he had admitted to

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 8, 2014 - 10:45 am

“7th Heaven” Dad Stephen Collins Confesses, On Tape, To Sexually Abusing Multiple Young Girls

Actor Stephen Collins, best known for playing Reverend Camden on the TV show “7th Heaven,” admitted on a secret recording (taped during a therapy session with his estranged wife, with…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 7, 2014 - 10:30 am

10 Bicycle Safety Tips For Ladies

Let us turn now to the most important people in our nation: young men who attend elite universities and want to work in law or medicine someday. As a new…

Jessica Wakeman | August 21, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Steubenville Assailant Is Back On His High School Football Team

Remember when two teenaged boys from Steubenville High School were sentenced for sexual assaulting a 16-year-old girl and all CNN could do was mourn about how these two boys’ lives…

Jessica Wakeman | August 12, 2014 - 2:00 pm
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