sexual assault

Rape Allegations Against Donald Trump Unfortunately Won’t Take Away From His Freedom Or Presidential Bid

Trump is a known sexist and is successful in spite of that, if not because of it.

Lauren Holter |

You Need To Read This Letter From The Stanford Rape Survivor’s Sister

My message to Brock Turner is that the damage you inflicted is irreversible.”

Kylie Cheung |

A Dutch Woman Was Convicted For “Illicit Sex” In Abu Dhabi After Reporting Rape

Rape victims are pressured to report their experiences to be believed, only to face victim-blaming, stigma, and, in Abu Dhabi, harsh legal consequences.

Kylie Cheung |

Brock Turner’s Mugshot Was Finally Released, And Here’s Why That Matters So Much

On top of his standing as an athlete at a prestigious university, Turner had another factor working in his favor — his whiteness.

Lauren Holter |

Stanford Rapist’s Father Thinks His Son Should Get Away With “20 Minutes of Action”

Messages like this teach boys and men that it’s okay to rape, as long as you get away with it.

Kelly Kanayama |

These Women Stopped A Rape From Happening, And The Story Is Seriously Terrifying

Three women just prevented an attempted date rape, and it happens more than you think.

Kylie Cheung |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

‘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 |

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 |
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