An incredible 17 percent of women surveyed—and 5 percent of men—said that they had been sexually assaulted or raped. That's a pretty big problem.
To this day, sex workers are targeted by serial killers and other criminals and are afraid of going to the police. Tragically, their lives don't seem to matter to many people.
As the yoga market is flooded with gurus offering inner peace for $20 an hour, we remain naive to how vulnerable many people may be.
Priya's Shatki is a comic about a girl who is raped and then tries to change the world with the help of the gods, flipping Indian patriarchy like a pancake.
At San Diego State University, for instance, administrators are trying to get certain frats to stop waving dildos around.
A horrific story about rape has turned into a bizarre parable about the perpetuation of misinformation in the media.
After Lady Gaga revealed that a producer raped her when she was 19, Kesha's attorney alleged on Twitter that Dr. Luke was the rapist in question.
It's pretty unlikely that all these women have conspired to ruin the reputation of America's number-one Dad.
Widespread and unjustified skepticism about rape claims could make victims fearful of reporting such a serious crime.
A habit of victim blaming does nothing to help New Zealand's high prevalence of sexual violence which is paired with a dismal conviction rate.
The notorious former Canadian Broadcasting Company host is out on bail and gearing up for what's sure to be a high-profile legal battle.
I watched Bill Cosby receive multiple standing ovations at his first US comedy performance since more than a dozen women have accused him of drugging and raping them.
Besmirched by sexual assault allegations, the comedian is on a losing streak with sponsors and television networks.
Model and reality star Janice Dickinson was one of the first women to publicly call out Bill Cosby in her 2002 memoir when she wrote about how he lured her back to his hotel room and became enraged when she said she didn't want to sleep with him.
We spoke to Barbara Bowman, one of the women allegedly raped by Bill Cosby, about overcoming sexual assault and helping others to do so as well.
A man who infamously took a sexually explicit photo of a 15-year-old girl who later committed suicide won't do jail time thanks to a judge's ruling yesterday.
We need to raze almost every cultural belief that we have about sex, women, and rape in order to create an entirely new foundation from scratch.
Maria Treme was roofied and raped while sunbathing nude at the city's beloved Country Club, and in the aftermath she's endured panic attacks and public shaming while the bar has forced its clients to put their clothes back on.
Instead of empowering me, filing a complaint against my troubled boss made me feel powerless, like I had betrayed a kindred spirit.
The conversation around Jian Ghomeshi, the Canadian radio host accused of assaulting three women, has become incredibly toxic.
Despite widespread concern about reports of gang rapes of sex workers in Newfoundland, those at risk of being attacked haven't looked to the authorities for help.
This week: A guy shot a dog because he was tired of hearing barking and a woman tried to trick a man into raping someone she didn't like.
Rapists will always exist. Equipping people with the tools to better look after themselves is not the same as victim-blaming or advising them to take "preventative measures."
Uber has been taking the country (and much of Planet Earth) by storm. But they're pissing a lot of people off in the process, which helps explain why they just hired the guy who sold Barack Obama to America.