Posts tagged "sexual assault"

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

35 Of Bill Cosby’s Victims Are Photographed And Interviewed For Incredible New York Cover Story

In a stunning piece of journalism, New York magazine photographed and interviewed 35 of the 46 women who allege that Bill Cosby drugged and/or sexually assaulted them, their images assembled…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 27, 2015 - 9:00 am

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
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