The director of early Oscar favorite The Birth of a Nation was acquitted after a 1999 rape allegation, but that was another era when it comes to how sexual assault is discussed in America.
"Her social-media posts are indicative of someone who's come to court with an agenda."
Austin James Wilkerson raped a "half-conscious" woman after pretending he was going to look after the "fucking bitch," as he later described her. Somehow, he's avoiding prison.
In South Africa, assaults are rarely reported to the authorities because sex workers know if they ask for help they will be ignored or even punished, especially if the perpetrators are police officers.
Jill Harth says Trump pulled her into a child's bedroom and groped her in 1993—and wants an apology for being called a liar.
Whether or not Sansa's pregnant, the possibility raises questions about how unwanted pregnancy was dealt with in medieval times.
As part of Gloria Steinem's investigation into the epidemic of sexual assault in the US military, the feminist writer and activist meets with the vice president to discuss America's deep-seated culture of misogyny.
We meet with sexual assault survivors and military personnel to find out what's being done to stop the problem of rape in the US armed forces on a new episode of WOMAN on VICELAND.
Public defenders say Aaron Persky isn't known for giving whites special treatment and that trying to recall judges who don't punish harshly is bad news for people of color.
Brock Turner's victim wasn't just drunk—she was at risk of coma or death when he attacked her behind a dumpster.
How do you get your sex life back when sex has been used as a weapon against you?
Speaking at DC's first ever United State of Women Summit, the vice president asked men to end the "locker room talk, the bar banter, the rape jokes."
We all want to know what she really thinks, and her Shrill book and tour delivers just that.
He may be out of jail in as little as three months, but the convict swimmer can stop dreaming of Team USA.
In a world where Jian Ghomeshi is acquitted and the Stanford rapist gets let out of jail early, 'SVU' is a TV show where women who are assaulted are believed.
In many societies, rape was defined as a crime against property—if it was defined as a crime at all.
"I wish I never was good at swimming or had the opportunity to attend Stanford, so maybe the newspapers wouldn't want to write stories about me."
The all-girl band Good English has been kicked off of five concert bills after the band's drummer wrote a notorious letter standing up for convict Brock Turner.
Penile plethysmography tests aren't always accurate, but failing one can be devastating for those forced to use them.
A friend said PC culture is to blame for the fallout of Brock Turner raping an unconscious woman behind a dumpster, while his dad complained he doesn't like ribeye steak anymore.
Title IX requires universities to protect students from "hostile environments" on campus—which can be interpreted as both raping someone and publicly accusing someone of rape.
Attorneys describe a school shed littered with discarded condoms dubbed the "Mars Hotel," among other allegations.
An anonymous aspiring model says Model Mayhem should have done more to warn her of the predators lurking on the site, and a three-judge panel is allowing her lawsuit to proceed.
May 24, 2016
Cosby said a modeling agency provided him "five or six" girls a week at one point.