Posts tagged "sexual assault"

Why The Frisky Will No Longer Be Publishing James Deen’s Sex Advice Column

In light of Stoya’s allegations of rape, we will be no longer be publishing What Would James Deen Do.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 29, 2015 - 12:05 pm

“Uptight Millennial” Feminists Aren’t Killing Sex, They’re Trying To Survive

Affirmative consent does not hinder a woman’s control during sex; it protects her from when it goes from being something safe and pleasurable, to crossing a scary, non-consensual boundary.

Claire Lobenfeld | November 24, 2015 - 1:40 pm

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

Why You Should Be Following The Daniel Holtzclaw Trial

Given the amount of attention the Black Lives Matter movement has brought to the issue of police brutality in communities of color, it’s somewhat surprising that the trial of Daniel…

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

Bill Cosby Faces Defamation Lawsuit From Yet Another Alleged Victim

On the heels of Janice Dickinson’s defamation lawsuit filed in May against Bill Cosby, another alleged victim has come forward with legal action. A 72-year old New Hampshire woman, Kristina…

Megan Reynolds | November 10, 2015 - 1:00 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

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

#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

Subway Received A Serious Complaint About Jared Years Ago And Did Nothing

Admitted pedophile and former Subway Sandwiches spokesman Jared Fogle was accused of “wrongdoing” as far back as 2011 according to an internal review taking place now, after his huge scandal.

Katrin Higher | September 12, 2015 - 9:00 am

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

Bill Cosby’s New PR Plan Involves Blaming Rape Accusations On Racism

This is not the best tactic. …

Megan Reynolds | August 24, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Appeals Court Declares Negligence In School’s “Rape Bait” Scheme

It’s taken five years, but a girl who was used as “rape bait” by her middle school is a little closer to justice.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 13, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Dater X: Not Guilty

I’m taking a week off from writing about The Big Easy. Long story short: he is officially my boyfriend, and I’d like to give that newness a little time and…

Dater X 3.0 | August 4, 2015 - 12:00 pm
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