Posts tagged "uva"

Why Campus Rape News Coverage Is Failing Rape Victims

Plus, what the heck are “painful anime bags”?

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 7, 2015 - 6:30 pm

How The Anti-Rape Movement Can Learn From The Rolling Stone/UVA Debacle

While misogynists will use this as “evidence” that women lie about rape, I wholeheartedly agree with Amanda Hess at Slate when she writes that the Rolling Stone/UVA disaster “cannot possibly undermine a social

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 6, 2015 - 6:10 pm

Columbia Journalism Review Investigation Calls Rolling Stone UVA Rape Story “A Failure That Was Avoidable”

The Columbia Journalism Review has completed their investigation into Rolling Stone’s reporting and editorial practices in their story about a gang rape that allegedly occurred at the University of Virginia,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 6, 2015 - 11:50 am

Check Out Ted Cruz’s Anti-Woman Campaign Platform

The ladies, he does not love them.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 24, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Rolling Stone Will Review Its UVA Rape Story In The April Issue

Rolling Stone will be publishing its review of its UVA campus rape article, “A Rape On Campus,” in its April issue. [Flavorwire]
And Charlottesville police say that there’s “no…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 23, 2015 - 5:30 pm

#IStandWithHolly – And Anyone Chuck Johnson Has Doxxed And Harassed

Oh hey, Sentient Turd Chuck C. Johnson is at it again! “It” being, of course, harassing women and airing their personal business online. You may remember him from that time…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 20, 2015 - 3:30 pm

UVA Fraternity Has Been Reinstated After Police Found A Lack Of Evidence Supporting Gang Rape Allegations

The UVA fraternity at the center of Rolling Stone’s gang rape article was reinstated after police found no substantive evidence that a gang rape occurred. [NBC]
New York…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 12, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Milwaukee’s Police Brutality Might Be Even More Egregious Than Ferguson’s

The Milwaukee police officer who shot unarmed Black man Dontre Hamilton — who was sober; had a history of schizophrenia; had gotten a toxicology screen on the day of…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 23, 2014 - 5:30 pm

A Woman Misidentified As UVA’s Jackie Is Taking Legal Action Against Chuck Johnson

A woman identified by (Living Piece Of Poop) Chuck Johnson as UVA’s Jackie isn’t Jackie, and is pressing charges. (Jezebel)
Bill Cosby Defender Whoopi Goldberg interviewed Bill Cosby…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 15, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Michigan State University Chooses Rape Apologist George Will As Commencement Speaker & Students Fight Back

Michigan State University selected conservative journalist and noted rape apologist George Will to speak at the university’s commencement ceremony on Saturday and to receive an honorary doctorate of humanities. Will,…

Claire Hannum | December 12, 2014 - 9:30 am

UVA Isn’t Backing Down From Its Investigation Into The Rolling Stone-Reported Gang Rape

Even if Rolling Stone is dropping the ball on supporting their source, Jackie, in the UVA gang rape scandal, UVA itself isn’t backing down from their investigation. [Slate]…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 10, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Black Lives Don’t Matter At The New Republic

Ta-Nehisi Coates explains why black lives didn’t and haven’t ever really mattered to The New Republic, in relation to last week’s staffing fiasco. [Atlantic]
Regarding the UVA gang…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 9, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Complete Piece Of Shit “Journalist” Releases Unconfirmed Name Of UVA Rape Victim “Jackie”

Sigh. Here is your daily reminder that human beings can be really, really horrible. Charles C. Johnson (above), a former writer for the conservative Daily Caller and founder of GotNews,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 8, 2014 - 10:40 am

The Cop Who Killed Akai Gurley Contacted His Union Rep Before Calling 911

The NYPD officer who shot and killed Akai Gurley texted his police union rep before he called 911. [Daily Dot]
Tamir Rice’s family is suing the city of

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 5, 2014 - 6:30 pm

The Biggest Problem With Rolling Stone’s Retraction Of Their UVA Rape Story

Earlier today, Rolling Stone dropped one hell of an editor’s note, in regards to a story they had published two weeks earlier — a blistering investigative account of a brutal…

Beejoli Shah | December 5, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Abuse Victim Marissa Alexander Has Accepted A Plea Deal

Abuse victim Marissa Alexander accepted a plea deal for shooting a gun in self-defense, in the presence of her abuser, in Florida, a Stand Your Ground state. She was…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 24, 2014 - 6:30 pm

UVA Men’s Swim Team: “2 Of Us Are Gay, The Other 3 Don’t Care”

The Internet has been abuzz lately with Tumblr blogs like I, Too, Am Harvard and I, Too, Am Oxford, which focused on the experiences of students of color amongst the…

Jessica Wakeman | April 9, 2014 - 3:40 pm

Yes, There Is A College Class On Lady Gaga

Sharpen your pencils, little monsters: The University of Virginia is offering a class on Lady Gaga called “GaGa for Gaga: Sex, Gender, and Identity.” Taught by grad student Christa Romanosky,…

Jessica Wakeman | September 8, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: UVA Warns Against Attacks By Strangers & Crystal Renn Walks For Chanel

Yeardley Love, the UVA lacrosse player found dead in her apartment over a week ago, was laid to rest this weekend. Her on-again/off-again boyfriend, George Huguely, was arrested and charged…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 11, 2010 - 8:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: UVA Lacrosse Player Huguely Was Aggressive In The Past, Witnesses Say

UVA lacrosse player George Huguely, who is accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend, fellow UVA lacrosse player Yeardley Love, got physically aggressive with her at a party two months ago,…

Jessica Wakeman | May 6, 2010 - 8:45 pm