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The Soapbox: What Do Rape Jokes Make Rapists Think?

The Internet Rape Joke Wars have been waged, on and off, since at least last year, when comedian Daniel Tosh responded to a woman who had challenged him during his…

Dan Solomon | June 3, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Set Your DVR: “Outlawed In Pakistan” Airs Tuesday Night On PBS

On Sunday and Monday you’re binge-watching “Arrested Development,” I get it. But set your DVRs now for Tuesday night at 10 p.m. for “Outlawed In Pakistan,” a new documentary airing…

Jessica Wakeman | May 26, 2013 - 10:00 am

Jose Canseco Tweets Rape Accuser’s Name, Phone Number, Photo

This afternoon, former baseball player Jose Canseco livetweeted the police arriving at his house to allegedly charge him with drugging and raping a fitness model — and then he tweeted…

Jessica Wakeman | May 22, 2013 - 3:13 pm

Women, Action & The Media Calls On Facebook To Address Gender-Based Hate Speech

Feminist media group Women, Action & The Media (WAM) has called upon Facebook to address gender-based hate speech on the site, in particular groups and pages that condone rape…

Jessica Wakeman | May 21, 2013 - 6:20 pm

RIP Society: 3 Teens Post Rape Of A 12-Year-Old Girl On Facebook

Three Chicago teenagers are facing sexual assault charges after they allegedly raped a 12-year-old girl at gunpoint and posted a video of that attack on Facebook.

In December,…

Jessica Wakeman | May 21, 2013 - 1:40 pm

Feds Fine Yale $165K, Citing Unreported Sex Crimes

Yale owes the federal government $165,000 after multiple violations of the Clery Act, which calls on colleges to report crimes and release safety warnings. Among the “serious and numerous” violations,…

Newser | May 17, 2013 - 9:50 am

Don’t Want To Get Raped? Drink Less, Hong Kong Official Suggests

Gee, don’t you just love that in the battle to train men to not rape, you have the security secretary of Hong Kong, Lai Tung-kwok, stomping on all our efforts…

Sarah Gray | May 15, 2013 - 4:40 pm

Cab Driver Allegedly Rapes Sleeping Woman, Returns Lost Wallet, Wants A Cookie

A New Orleans cab driver would much prefer that you focus on the fact he returned a man’s lost wallet and didn’t accept the reward and not that he…

Jessica Wakeman | May 13, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Facebook Page Run By Active Marines Mocks Violence Against Female Troops

A Facebook page run by active Marines mocking violence against female troops has been taken down after it was publicly outed by a Congresswoman. Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) penned a…

Jessica Wakeman | May 9, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Donald Trump Helpfully Reminds Us All Men Are Rapists, Always

Just in case you thought that men should be expected to obtain consent from women before engaging in sexual behavior with them, bigoted blowhard Donald Trump is here to remind…

Jessica Wakeman | May 8, 2013 - 3:20 pm

Elizabeth Smart Felt Like “Chewed Up Piece Of Gum” After Rapes

“I thought, ‘Oh, my gosh, I’m that chewed up piece of gum, nobody re-chews a piece of gum, you throw it away.’ And that’s how easy it is to feel…

Jessica Wakeman | May 6, 2013 - 2:40 pm

New York Times Needed Some Help Writing Headlines

The New York Times changed their online headline on this story from “sex charges” to “sexual assault charges” after getting slammed on Twitter. The piece was about the Morehouse

Jessica Wakeman | May 3, 2013 - 5:40 pm
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