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Miracle Village: The Town Of Sex Offenders

A small village in Florida was created in the 1960s in the middle of sugar cane fields to house the people who worked there. Some of these sugar cane workers…

Mary Odell | August 2, 2013 - 9:40 am

Chinese Professor Thinks “To Rape A Bargirl Does Less Harm Than To Rape A Good Woman”

The ongoing trial of Li Tianyi, a 17-year-old boy accused of participating in the gang rape of a woman in Beijing, spurred some vomit-inducing comments from Yi Yanyou, a professor…

Mary Odell | July 27, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Samantha Gailey Geimer, Raped At 13 By Roman Polanski, Publishes Memoir

In 1977, the filmmaker Roman Polanski asked the mother of a 13-year-old girl named Samantha Gailey if he could photograph her daughter for French Vogue. The mom agreed and the…

Jessica Wakeman | July 24, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Woman In Dubai Sentenced To Jail After Reporting Rape

A woman turned from victim to criminal in Dubai after she reported she had been raped, but was then sentenced to jail for having “extramarital sex.” So messed up.

Daley Quinn | July 19, 2013 - 6:30 pm

11-Year-Old To Give Birth To Rapist’s Baby In Chile, Where Abortion Is Illegal

A 11-year-old girl in Chile, who was impregnated by her mother’s boyfriend, told a TV interviewer recently that giving birth to a baby would be like “having a doll.” Chilean…

Jessica Wakeman | July 10, 2013 - 7:00 pm

Retaliation Complaint By UNC Sexual Assault Survivor Sparks Federal Investigation

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill is currently facing three investigations by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights over the school’s handling of sexual assault reports.

Mary Odell | July 8, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Racist, Sexist Daily Mail Writer Liz Jones Says Rihanna “Invites Rape” In Her Scandalous Outfits

Granted, the UK’s Daily Mail (aka the Daily Fail) is not the place you go to read nuanced, tasteful analysis, but writing that Rihanna “surely invites rape [and] disrespect”

Jessica Wakeman | June 26, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Serena Williams Is Doing Apologies Wrong

Serena Williams is really not doing a great job recovering from the victim-blaming comments about the Steubenville rape that she made during an interview with Rolling Stone. Her first apology was…

Mary Odell | June 25, 2013 - 11:20 am

Why Is A 12-Year-Old Incest Victim In Prison?

This is too horrible: a 12-year-old Bolivian girl who was repeatedly raped by her father, grandfather and godfather  and is is now pregnant from the incest is living inside…

Jessica Wakeman | June 21, 2013 - 6:30 pm

In Defense Of Robin Thicke’s Song “Blurred Lines”

Ever since my sister introduced the Robin Thick song “Blurred Lines” to me all of four days ago, I’ve been listening to it on repeat for embarrassingly long stretches of…

Alyson Penn | June 21, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Kickstarter Apologizes For Not Removing Fundraiser For Book Of Rape Tips

Earlier this week we learned about a Kickstarter fundraiser to publish Above The Game: A Guide For Getting Awesome With Women. The book by a Connecticut “pickup artist” named Ken…

Jessica Wakeman | June 21, 2013 - 1:30 pm

Not This Crap Again: Student Suspended For Bringing “Disrepute” To UK College After Reporting Alleged Rape

An 18-year-old female student claims she was suspended from Bishop Burton College in the UK after she reported a sexual assault to the administration because her behavior had brought the college…

Jessica Wakeman | June 20, 2013 - 3:30 pm
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