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Bill Cosby Had Sex With Teenage Girls, And Other Nauseating Tales From His Court Deposition

It’s not easy to find single human beings you can point to and say, “You are nearly everything that’s wrong with the world,” but goddamn is Cosby isn’t running a

Kelly Kanayama | May 24, 2016 - 12:50 pm

Elijah Wood Claims Child Sex Abuse In Hollywood Is An Out-Of-Control Nightmare

It’s easy to see how quick the industry is to defend the act, especially when the perpetrator is white and male (which most top Hollywood people are).

Kelly Kanayama | May 23, 2016 - 11:36 am

Actress Jodie Foster Made Amazing Points About Rape Scenes

Males writers are overusing rape as a trope for female characters, and Jodie Foster isn’t having it.

Kylie Cheung | May 14, 2016 - 1:17 pm

Kesha Sang Lady Gaga’s “Til It Happens to You,” Standing With Her On Sexual Assault

During a stirring performance on Saturday at the gala for the Humane Society in Los Angeles, Kesha sang Lady Gaga’s “Til It Happens To You.” 

Bronwyn Isaac | May 9, 2016 - 3:11 pm

Kesha Says She Was Offered “Freedom” If She Retracted Dr. Luke Rape Accusations

“I will not take back the TRUTH,” Kesha wrote. “I would rather let the truth ruin my career than lie for a monster ever again.”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 4, 2016 - 11:00 am

Siri Is Getting Ready To Help If You’ve Been Sexually Assaulted

Siri can be pretty useful with directions, helping you find a cool spot to grab coffee, or answering a trivia question to cheat at bar trivia night (wait, what?). However,…

College Candy | March 31, 2016 - 6:30 pm

Kesha’s Mother On Dr. Luke’s Alleged Abuse: “She Was A Prisoner”

Luke almost destroyed usAnd he has done it intentionally.”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 10, 2016 - 12:45 pm

Report: Sony To Drop Dr. Luke Over Pressure To #FreeKesha [UPDATED]

“They can’t afford the Adeles of the world out in the streets calling the label unsupportive,” a source told The Wrap.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 9, 2016 - 2:57 pm

Uber Retracts Limp and “Fictitious” Rebuttal To BuzzFeed On Rape Customer Service Reports

On March 6, BuzzFeed reported on and published screenshots of Uber’s Zendesk-based customer support system which showed thousands of customer support tickets containing the word rape. Uber, naturally, shot back…

Megan Reynolds | March 8, 2016 - 10:48 am

Uber Dismisses “Rape” and Assault Customer Service Reports As Typo In Leaked Report

It should come as no surprise that Uber, a company not especially known for its rigorous screening of employees for the safety of its users, have received a lot of…

Megan Reynolds | March 7, 2016 - 11:30 am

Here’s What Men Need To Know About Supporting Survivors Of Sexual Assault

One night during my junior year of college, I found myself sobbing in the closet of my dorm room. In the middle of coming to terms with a childhood of…

Ask Men | March 6, 2016 - 5:30 pm

Baylor Frat President Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Female Student In Backyard At A Party

The president of Phi Delta Theta at Baylor University has turned himself into police after being accused of sexually assaulting a female student at a February 20 party.

Jacob…

College Candy | March 5, 2016 - 5:30 pm

‘Project Consent’ Uses Cute Animated Genitals To Promote Consent Culture

“Consent is complicated” – that’s the message we receive every day because we live in rape culture. But really, it’s not complicated at all and to prove it, the non-profit…

Katrin Higher | March 5, 2016 - 4:00 pm

Lady Gaga’s Family Didn’t Know About Her Rape Until the Oscars

Lady Gaga’s performance of her Oscar-nominated song about sexual assault during the Academy Awards on Sunday was a powerful moment for a lot of people. The Los Angeles Times reports…

Newser | March 3, 2016 - 2:15 pm

Kesha Thanks Fans For Support With Emotional Video Of Her Singing

Following the loss of her devastating legal legal battle with Sony over the sexual assault at the hands of her producer, Dr. Luke, Kesha saw an enormous outpouring of…

Katrin Higher | February 27, 2016 - 4:00 pm

#FreeKesha: 6 Things To Know About Her Legal Battle Against Dr. Luke And Sony

Is Sony’s refusal to shred Kesha’s contract really about squeezing every dollar they can out of the pop star and their investment in her careerOr is her money-making potential secondary to

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 23, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Dr. Luke Speaks Out: “I Didn’t Rape Kesha.”

The doctor speaks.

Megan Reynolds | February 22, 2016 - 6:05 pm

Jared Fogle Says That He Was ‘Punished for His Thoughts’

Convicted creep of the century and former Subway Sandwiches spokesman Jared Fogle would like to have his child pornography sentence reduced, claiming that the judge who sentenced him was punishing…

Katrin Higher | February 21, 2016 - 1:30 pm

Duggar-Affiliated Cult Leader Bill Gothard’s Sexual Abuse Victims Speak Out

Both women were former rape victims who came to Gothard for help.

Robyn Pennacchia | February 19, 2016 - 3:00 pm

University Of Tennessee Football Player Assaulted By Teammates After Helping A Rape Victim

University of Tennessee football player Drae Bowles was allegedly assaulted by his fellow teammates after helping a woman who claimed she was raped by former players A.J. Johnson and Mike Williams,…

College Candy | February 11, 2016 - 12:15 pm
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