sexual assault

Perv Pleads Guilty To Handing Out Semen-Tainted Yogurt

Anthony Garcia of Albuquerque, New Mexico, plead guilty on Thursday to handing out yogurt samples at Sunflower Market in January with an extra-special ingredient. Extra-extra special, if you know what…

Jessica Wakeman | October 10, 2011 - 5:20 pm

7 Celebs Who’ve Used The Word “Rape” Insensitively

I, predictably, love Johnny Depp. But I am not really feeling his casual way with words in the November issue of Vanity Fair. Apparently, in an interview with Nick Tosches,…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | October 5, 2011 - 10:00 am

NYC Cops Warn Against Shorts & Skirts To Avoid Serial Rapist

A gift from me to you, A Handy-Dandy Guide On Things Not To Do If You’re A Cop — Or Anyone — Talking To Women About Sexual Assault When A

Jessica Wakeman | September 30, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: FBI Definition Of “Rape” Criticized

The FBI’s working definition of “rape” was roundly criticized on Friday at a meeting of police chiefs, sex crime investigators, and victims’ advocates. The definition of rape…

Jessica Wakeman | September 29, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Jon Hamm Talks Rape Prevention, My Heart Swoons

“It is an important thing to instill in a younger generation about the impact of rape, the lasting impact of rape. Children from grade school to high school to college…

Jessica Wakeman | September 29, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: On The Texas Cheerleader Forced To Cheer For Her Rapist

We’ve long been following the story of the Texas cheerleader who was kicked off the squad for refusing to cheer for a student athlete who sexually assaulted her. Hillaire,…

Jessica Wakeman | September 15, 2011 - 6:40 pm

T-Mobile Won’t Release Brooklyn Rapist’s Contact Information — UPDATE

UPDATE, 2:40p.m.: Anti-street harassment group Hollaback! has announced that T-Mobile responded to the Change.org petition and provided the requested phone numbers to the NYPD. Thank you, T-Mobile, for doing the…

Jessica Wakeman | September 15, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Karl Lagerfeld Sticks Up For Dominique Strauss-Kahn

“I love DSK [the former head of the IMF who was accused of sexually assaulting a New York City hotel maid]. I love his wife. They are great people and…

Jessica Wakeman | September 10, 2011 - 5:00 pm

NYPD “Rape Cop” Juror Is Cashing In

For the past year, the country has been following the sordid tale of the two NYPD “rape cops” who were accused of sexually assaulting a drunk woman whom they were…

Jessica Wakeman | September 8, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: NYPD Officer Being Investigated For Unsolved Rapes

Last week, New York City police officer officer Michael Pena was charged with allegedly grabbing a 25-year-old woman off the street, flashing his gun, and raping her in her…

Jessica Wakeman | August 25, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: All Charges Dismissed Against Dominique Strauss Kahn

All criminal charges for sexual assault against Dominique Strauss Kahn, former head of the IMF, were dismissed by a judge today. Prosecutors said that they could not prove beyond…

Jessica Wakeman | August 23, 2011 - 6:40 pm

No Sexual Assault Charges For Dominique Strauss Kahn, Sources Say

“We couldn’t tell the jury that she kept lying to us but that they should believe her.”

That’s an anonymous official speaking to The New York Times regarding the…

Jessica Wakeman | August 22, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: NYPD “Rape Cops” Sentenced

The NYPD officer accused of raping a drunk woman in 2008 was sentenced today. Kenneth Moreno, who was acquitted of rape charges in May, was sentenced to one year…

Jessica Wakeman | August 8, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Date Rape Drug Test May Soon Be Available

A test for date rape drugs may soon be available so women can learn in real-time if their drinks have been spiked. All a boozer has to do is dip…

Jessica Wakeman | August 3, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Esquire Magazine Tweets A Sexual Assault Joke

Really, Esquire? Someone posting to the magazine’s Twitter feed tweeted a link to an article earlier today which read, “How to get a better blowjob than DSK – we think.”

Jessica Wakeman | July 25, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Nafissatou Diallo, Maid Who Accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn Of Sexual Assault, Speaks Out

Nafissatou Diallo, the hotel maid who accused the head of the International Monetary Fund of sexual assault two months ago, has finally spoken out. She granted interviews with both Newsweek

Jessica Wakeman | July 25, 2011 - 1:40 pm

NYPD “Rape Cops” Had Prior Abusive Incident Towards A Woman

Two months ago, a New York City jury acquitted two NYPD officers who were accused (in a 2008 incident) of allegedly entering the apartment of a drunk woman — who…

Jessica Wakeman | July 6, 2011 - 1:20 pm

“New York Post” Calls Dominique Strauss-Kahn Accuser A Prostitute; Her Phone Call Worried Lawyers

Oof.

The hotel maid who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault was tape recorded on the phone within a day of the attack telling a man in prison,…

Jessica Wakeman | July 2, 2011 - 1:15 pm

Investigators Find Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s Accuser Has Lied About Some Stuff

The hotel maid who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former chief of the International Monetary Fund, of sexual assault has lied to investigators numerous times about her past and has some dodgy…

Jessica Wakeman | July 1, 2011 - 11:19 am

How Much Do We Really Need To Know About Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s Sexual Assault Accuser?

How much does the world need to know about the woman who has accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault? Where she’s from? The years of schooling she had? Her romantic…

Jessica Wakeman | June 15, 2011 - 4:20 pm
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