Posts tagged "sexual assault"

New Details From Cosby Deposition Paint Cosby As Would-Be Sexual Svengali

The Washington Post has new details from the Cosby deposition, fully revealing the depth of his creepiness. The previously unpublished excerpts detail a man who coldly used his power, fame and considerable…

Megan Reynolds | July 23, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Shooting Victim Says Police Blew Off Previous Reports Of Rape, Kidnapping And Arson

Brittany Irish says the shooting spree at her home never would have happened if police had taken her reports seriously.

Robyn Pennacchia | July 23, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Larry Wilmore On Bill Cosby: “‘You Can Go Fuck Yourself”

Last night on “The Nightly Show,” host Larry Wilmore went innnnnn on Bill Cosby for admitting in his 2005 deposition to giving women Quaaludes before “having sex” (aka RAPING) them. Wilmore also…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 21, 2015 - 10:40 am

Bill Cosby’s Deposition Transcript Reveals Cavalier Attitude About Rampant “Womanizing”

The New York Times has obtained the full, four-day, 1000-page transcript of Bill Cosby’s deposition in that 2005 sexual assault lawsuit, and WELP, it’s as damning as you might imagine. Cosby…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 20, 2015 - 11:00 am

President Obama On Bill Cosby: “Any Civilized Country Should Have No Tolerance For Rape”

Speaking at a press conference today, President Barack Obama all but condemned comedian Bill Cosby, who has been accused of drugging and raping over 40 women across four decades. While…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 15, 2015 - 4:00 pm

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 Fox Of The Runaways Comes Forward About Being Raped By Band Manager Kim Fowley

Huffington Post’s online magazine Highline has got a brutal must-read by Jason Cherkis about Jackie Fuchs aka Jackie Fox, former bass player for ’70s girl band The Runaways, who describes, for the first time,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 9, 2015 - 12:50 pm

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

Bill Cosby Admitted To Drugging Women In Order To Have Sex With Them

Things are not looking so hot. …

Megan Reynolds | July 6, 2015 - 5:56 pm

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 embassy in…

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

Did Jen Kirkman Call Out Louis C.K. For Being A Gross Perv On Her Podcast?

For awhile now, there have been murmurings on the internet and within comedy circles that beloved comedian Louis C.K. is a total creep to women, understood to be an open secret that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 29, 2015 - 12:00 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 and that…

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

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” Helped Me Recover From My Rape (And Probably Saved My Life)

I began the cult following of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” — and it saved my life.

Dori Hartley | April 18, 2015 - 10:00 am

Toni Morrison’s Breathtaking NY Times Profile Is A Must-Read

No, really the best, in every way.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 8, 2015 - 6:30 pm
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