sexual assault

  • I Got Raped, Then My Problems Started

    One out of six American women has been the victim of rape or attempted rape. I am one of those women. I was sexually assaulted in 2010, but thanks to an aggressive, well-paid defense lawyer, my attacker ended up walking free.

  • Anna Krien Explores the Dark Side of Australian Football Culture

    Anna Krien's book Night Games is primarily about a rape trial of a footballer, and in it somehow Krien manages to pry open a world of tacky nightclubs, gangbangs, and locker-room jokes, by first of all admitting how lost she is in it herself.

  • Sexsomnia Is a Bedtime Boner-Kill

    Sexomniacs fuck or dry-hump people in their sleep and have no memory of it when they wake up. Think that sounds cool? Well, perverts, it’s not.

  • I Was Raped—and the Police Told Me I Made It Up

    Wilbur Brown opened the door to the gas station with cellophane wrapped around his fingers. He forced Sara out in front of the station, where he made her perform oral sex on him, while holding his pistol against her head. There were no security cameras...

  • Girls and the Worst Thing

    Can you hold two conflicting ideas in your head at the same time, even when it is hard and gives you hurty feelies, or confirms your sense of the world as an ultimately chaotic semi-nightmare? That’s called “cognitive dissonance,” and you need it to...

  • Cruising for a Bruising

    A boat sank the other day, but that's not the most dangerous thing about a cruise.