Posts tagged "steubenville"

The Lifetime Movie About The Steubenville Rape Case Is Very, Well, Lifetime

If you have literally nothing else in the world to do tomorrow night, Lifetime will be airing "The Assault," a new made-for-TV movie based on the Steubenville rape case. Although it would appear, to put it mildly, that some facts of the story are massively altered. The movie opens with the victim attempting suicide…
By: Claire Hannum / September 19, 2014

Steubenville Assailant Is Back On His High School Football Team

Remember when two teenaged boys from Steubenville High School were sentenced for sexual assaulting a 16-year-old girl and all CNN could do was mourn about how these two boys' lives were "destroyed"? It was a rather disgusting display of where some people's priorities lie: as the judge rendered a guilty verdict…
By: Jessica Wakeman / August 12, 2014

Brad Pitt To Produce Movie About Steubenville & Hacktivist Group Anonymous

Brad Pitt and his producing team have bought the rights to the Rolling Stone article, "Anonymous Vs. Steubenville," about the online hacktivist group who brought nationwide attention to the…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 2, 2014

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 incredibly lame, mostly because she referred to…
By: Mary Odell / June 25, 2013

Steubenville Hacker Could Do More Prison Time Than The Rapists

Deric Lostutter, the Anonymous hacker who exposed the Steubenville rape case — in which players on the high school football team sexually assaulted a drunk girl at a party and were protected by their community — is facing hacking-related…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 7, 2013

Steubenville Football Coach Gets Two-Year Contract With School System Renewed

accountability, noun — the quality or state of being  accountable;  especially: an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one's actions It must be nice to be Steubenville, Ohio, football coach Reno Saccoccia. Coach Saccoccia is required by law to report child abuse and is said to have known about the rape of…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 23, 2013

Michigan High School Covers Up Sexual Assault To Protect Star Basketball Player

In yet another case of a school valuing athletic prowess over student safety and justice, a Michigan high school has just been sued by the National Women's Law Center for failing to respond to a sexual attack on school grounds--because the perpetrator happened to be a star player on the basketball team. The chilling story…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 19, 2013

Video Of Steubenville Rape Witnesses Released

ABC News aired new video of teen partygoers in Steubenville, Ohio, being questioned by police regarding the sexual assault of "Jane Doe," the then 15-year-old girl whose story has entranced the nation. On the night of her assault, Jane Doe was raped and carried unconscious to multiple parties all while pictures were take…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 25, 2013

Porn Star Traci Lords Releases Song “Stupidville” About Steubenville Rape

***Trigger warning in video for simulated rape*** This week began the trial of Trenton Mays and Ma'lik Richmond, two teenaged boys in Steubenville, Ohio, who were charged with the rape and kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl at a high school party this August. The boys are members of the Steubenville High School football team, local…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 15, 2013

Breaking News: You Can Consent While Blackout Drunk, Apparently?

Remember that 16-year-old girl who was sexually abused by several football players of the Steubenville High School football team? She got carried to several parties by players, was raped and peed upon. The players' lawyers are reportedly planning to argue that she clearly consented to sex by excessively drinking and hanging out with…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 12, 2013

3 Men Charged With Raping Indian Woman, Jyoti Singh Pandey, Will Plead Not Guilty

Three of the six men who have been charged with raping 23-year-old Indian woman Jyoti Singh Pandey -- who died from her injuries -- are going to plead not guilty on the grounds that their were "lapses in the police investigation." Oh, and also, their lawyer says, "Until today I have not seen a single…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 9, 2013

Greg & Jennifer Agresta, Former Guardians Of Ma’lik Richmond, Accused Steubenville Rapist, Defend Him On “Today”

The former guardians of Ma'lik Richmond, a teen football player who is facing sexual assault charges for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl at a high school party this summer, came to his defense on "The Today Show" this morning. In August, members of the Steubenville High School football in Ohio team sexually abused…
By: Jessica Wakeman / January 8, 2013