victim-blaming

Yet another father defends his son accused of rape, blaming “fast girls”

This accused rapist was too good looking, just like Brock Turner was just trying to get “20 minutes of action.” UGH.

Karen Fratti | December 6, 2016 - 3:06 pm

Trump’s Campaign Manager’s View Of Rape Puts All The Responsibility On Women

After some digging, a super PAC discovered that in 2013, Trump’s campaign manager said rape is women’s fault. Because they are weak.

Karen Fratti | August 31, 2016 - 12:19 pm

Wendy Williams Thinks Kesha Ruling Was Fair And Other Horrible Things

Unfortunately, not everyone thinks the Sony ruling was cruel.  In the case of Wendy Williams, all is fair and just and well in the case of Kesha and Dr. Luke.

Bronwyn Isaac | February 23, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Watch Badass New York City Council Member Shut Down Victim-Blaming On CNN

In a recent video report on CNN, New York City Council Member Laura Cumbo shut down a reporter who went on an irrelevant trail of questions that essentially victim blamed…

Bronwyn Isaac | January 14, 2016 - 3:45 pm

Kill It With Fire: Ex-Cop Cleared Of Raping Woman On Hood Of Patrol Car

Yesterday, nearly one year after he was accused of raping a woman on the hood of police vehicle, a Florida jury cleared ex-cop Stephen Maiorino of all charges. His accuser, whose identity…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 8, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Jackie Fox Responds To Chrissie Hynde’s Victim-Blaming Rape Comments

Another rock goddess has fallen from the feminist pedestal she probably should never have been on to begin with. In an interview with the UK’s Sunday Times a few day…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 2, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Expert Calls Report On Sandra Bland’s Marijuana Levels “An Interesting Distraction”

When the results of Sandra Bland’s toxicology report were discussed last week — and then officially released on Monday —  Texas authorities made it a point to emphasize that “high”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 5, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Dater X: Not Guilty

I’m taking a week off from writing about The Big Easy. Long story short: he is officially my boyfriend, and I’d like to give that newness a little time and…

Dater X 3.0 | August 4, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Jackie Fox Of The Runaways Comes Forward About Being Raped By Band Manager Kim Fowley

Huffington Post’s online magazine Highline has got a brutal must-read by Jason Cherkis about Jackie Fuchs aka Jackie Fox, former bass player for ’70s girl band The Runaways, who describes, for the first time,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 9, 2015 - 12:50 pm

The Soapbox: There Is No Justification For An Adult Raping A Minor

When I read an article (via Facebook) about a 23-year-old man being charged with the rape of a 12-year-old girl, after being caught by the child’s mother engaging…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 23, 2015 - 12:15 pm
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