sexual assault

sexual violence

My Abuser Used My Therapy Notes Against Me During His Trial

I was sexually assaulted as a child. When I took him to court, his defence lawyers used notes from my own counselling sessions to try to discredit me.
Chloe
18 hours ago
Art

Who Profits When Pain Becomes Art?

A survivor writes about seeing her story reproduced without her consent in Andrea Bowers' #MeToo installation.
Dilara O'Neil
6.24.19
Police-involved shootings

The Cop Who Killed an Australian Woman Is Going to Prison for 12 Years

Justine Damond called 911 twice to report a suspected sexual assault because she thought she heard a woman screaming in the alley
Emma Ockerman
6.10.19
R. Kelly

R. Kelly Was Just Slapped With His Most Serious Sexual Assault Charges Yet

Four of the charges each carry a maximum sentence of up to 30 years.
Rex Santus
5.30.19
body

What You Need to Know About Consent and Disability

The people entrusted to care for me need to understand and respect my boundaries.
Spencer Williams
5.13.19
Julian Assange

Does Julian Assange Have a Roommate in Jail? A VICE News Investigation

The U.K. Ministry of Justice is highly secretive about where inmates live within prisons like Belmarsh, where Julian Assange will serve a 50-week sentence.
David Uberti
5.5.19
Op-Ed

'Leaving Neverland' and the Complex Process of Revising Your Memories

Learning of a loved one’s sexual violence can feel akin to betrayal, as I was reminded by HBO's documentary about Michael Jackson.
Lydia Mack
3.12.19
Neverland

Radio Stations Are Divided About Banning Michael Jackson

Major radio networks from Canada to New Zealand are pulling him off the airwaves while other stations are refusing to or keeping quiet.
Taylor Hosking
3.7.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Drake’s Dad Defends Jussie Smollett and R. Kelly

Why tho?
Manisha Krishnan
3.4.19
Internet

Videos of Gang Rape Are Being Sold in India for Less Than $1

In Uttar Pradesh, you can walk into a store and buy video clips of horrific attacks shot on mobile phones. Now anti-rape campaigners are fighting back.
Sunaina Kumar
3.4.19
VICE News

Mike Smith of 'Trailer Park Boys' accused of sexual assault

A VICE News investigation found a woman reported Smith to police in 2005. Smith denies the allegations and no charges were filed.
Hilary Beaumont
3.1.19
sexual assault

R. Kelly Officially Charged With 10 Counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

The musician had been accused of sexual misconduct and abuse of young girls for decades.
Rex Santus
2.24.19
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