Posts tagged "sexual assault"

Today’s Lady News: Attorneys Want Woman To Reenact Alleged Rape In The Courtroom

Attorneys for a man accused of raping an Ohio woman have asked the victim to reenact the alleged rape on the bed she was allegedly raped on. In the courtroom.

Jessica Wakeman | August 25, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Magician David Copperfield Accused Of Rape

A 22-year-old woman claims that magician David Copperfield raped her, sexually assaulted her repeatedly, and threatened her on his private island in Musha Cay, Bahamas in 2007. The alleged victim…

Jessica Wakeman | August 20, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Lady News: Hotel Says Woman Was Negligent In Her Own Rape

After a 40-year-old woman was sexually assaulted at gunpoint in the hotel’s parking garage in front of her two kids, Marriott Hotel & Spa in Stamford, CT, has responded…

Jessica Wakeman | August 14, 2009 - 5:45 pm

Woman Faked Her Own Kidnapping To Cheat

A cheating Guatemalan woman faked her own kidnapping in Barcelona, so she could keep cheating with her Spanish lover. Ay carumba! Mark Sanford, are you taking notes? A woman in…

Jessica Wakeman | August 13, 2009 - 8:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Pittsburgh Steelers QB Accused Of Sexual Assault

“Big Ben” Ben Roethlisberger, the Pittsburgh Steelers QB and Super Bowl-winner, has been accused of sexual assault by a woman in Nevada. The accuser is a casino employee who…

Jessica Wakeman | July 21, 2009 - 8:20 pm

What Tori Amos Learned From Her Sexual Assault

One of the first things you learn about alt-girl favorite Tori Amos is that she was raped when she was younger. Anyone who listens to her chilling song, “Me And…

Jessica Wakeman | July 13, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Deadgirl, That Zombie Rape Flick You’ve Been Waiting For, Is Finally Here

Ah, horror films. If you found the corpse of a dead woman in a mental institution basement, you’d totes have sex with it, right? Then chop up the body parts…until…

Jessica Wakeman | July 3, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Woman Allegedly Punched By NYC Cop

A NYC cop allegedly punched a woman, grabbed her breasts and told her he was going to “treat her like a woman.”

Chrissie Brodigan, 32, tells Gothamist she exited…

Jessica Wakeman | June 30, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Rapist Of Four-Year-Old Girl Sentenced To Only One Year

After being convicted of raping a four-year-old girl, ex-convict and Oklahoman native David Harold Earls is being sentenced to only one year in prison. He reportedly “struck a deal” in…

Carrie Wasterlain | June 18, 2009 - 7:20 pm

Could Men-Only Subway Cars Become A Reality In Tokyo?

Men don’t always know how to keep their hands to themselves on crowded, rush-hour subways. In Tokyo, Seibu Holdings—the company that operates their trains—has set up women-only cars to prevent…

Annika Harris | June 18, 2009 - 3:50 pm

Models Open Up About Sexual Harassment In New Modeling Documentary

Even though model Sara Ziff has walked for Chanel and Marc Jacobs and has been the face of Calvin Klein, Gap, Stella McCartney and Dolce & Gabbana, she…

Jessica Wakeman | June 9, 2009 - 4:45 pm

Six Scary Facts About Frat Boys

OK, we know the following characterization is NOT 100 percent representative of all fraternities in this country.

But still, the stats about sexual assault and tales of misogynistic…

Jessica Wakeman | June 5, 2009 - 2:45 pm

Has The Word “Rape” Been Stripped Of Its Power?

Confession. Sometimes when I go on a really successful shopping binge at, say, a store like Charlotte Russe, where I literally pilfer the racks of all their amazing awesomeness, I’ll…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 1, 2009 - 1:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Super High Heels, Expensive Eyelashes, & Snapple

Shoe designer Christian Louboutin announced on Sunday that he plans to produce a pair of 8-inch stilettos, supposedly the highest in mainstream fashion. Among strippers, that height of heel is…

Catherine Strawn | October 21, 2008 - 12:30 pm

Obama Camp Reportedly Seeks Rape Victim For Campaign Ad

According to an email obtained by, the Obama campaign attempted to find a rape victim to cast in a campaign commercial that would allow the Democratic Presidential nominee to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 1, 2008 - 2:00 pm

Tweens And Teens Victims Of Dating Abuse

The sad, sad results of a national survey showed that about 3 percent of girls between 12 and 17 said they had been the victim of dating violence, which includes…

Catherine Strawn | July 23, 2008 - 2:00 pm

Young Woman Takes Her Sexual Assault Story To YouTube

CNN has a fascinating and heartbreaking story of a girl who posted a video on YouTube alleging that she was raped. In the video, a 16-year old girl cries, “Hi,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 15, 2008 - 11:30 am

U.S. Representative Proposes Ban On Men’s Magazines At Military Bases

U.S. Representative Paul Broun (R-Ga) has introduced a bill that would ban all sexually explicit material from military bases overseas, including Playboy, Penthouse, and Maxim magazines — currently there is…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 8, 2008 - 10:30 am

Today In Terribleness: Sexual Assault, Crying Rape, And That Austrian Psycho

A University of Connecticut student recounts being sexually assaulted on campus, fighting back against her attacker, and then being assaulted AGAIN by onlookers. []
A woman who was having an…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 7, 2008 - 2:30 pm
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