rape

mental health

What It Feels Like to Learn Your Rapist Is Dead

“There was a part of me that felt he never got a fair shake in life.”
Kimberly Lawson
6.3.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bill Cosby Said He’s a 'Political Prisoner’ and Compared Himself to Gandhi

His press guy is pushing the idea that Cosby is in prison not for rape, but in retribution for his work toward racial justice.
Allie Conti
2.14.19
News

Saudi Arabia May Have Helped Man Facing Sex Assault Charge Flee Canada

A 28-year-old Saudi man was facing sexual assault and confinement charges in Canada when the Saudi embassy posted his bail and, all of a sudden, he disappeared.
Mack Lamoureux
1.15.19
crime

Man Awarded $175,000 After Gang Rape During ‘Scared Straight’ Program

The man, who was 14 at the time, was raped by five prisoners after a guard led him to a private cell during a judge-ordered visit in the 70s.
Mack Lamoureux
12.7.18
News

How Hazing Escalates To Sexual Assault

An alleged sexual assault with a broomstick at St. Michael’s College School has raised concerns about the prevalence of hazing.
Manisha Krishnan
11.28.18
Essays

This Is the Emotional and Financial Cost of Sexual Assault

I sometimes find myself very depressed over the question “who would I be had I not been raped?”
Lori Fox
11.6.18
sexual assault

You Need to Watch This ‘Baroness Von Sketch’ Skit on Sex Assault Cases

The CBC show summarized all the ways Canadian cops hurt rape survivors in about four minutes.
Sarah Berman
10.24.18
Ronaldo

Ronaldo is an Icon of Corruption in Sports

Instead of focusing on Ronaldo the mega-star, focus on the athlete embedded in a deeply corrupt and exploitative system. Then you might see this for what it is: a story about the total lack of accountability for men who see themselves as above the law.
Brenda Elsey and Jennifer Doyle
10.12.18
Brett Kavanaugh

Where the Idea of False Rape Accusations Really Comes From

Donald Trump and his Adult Son keep trying to foment a #MeToo backlash. Shocker: They're lying.
Sonja Sharp
10.4.18
Culture

Brett Kavanaugh Hasn't Left High School

Brett Kavanaugh’s yearbook inscription and his behavior since then reminds us that high school is where predators find their power.
Alex Zaragoza
10.2.18
true crime

An Ex-FBI Agent Explains Everything Wrong with the Kavanaugh Probe

From witnesses being able to just avoid the feds until the clock runs out to hamstrung agents and an enraged public, it could get ugly.
Matt Taylor
10.1.18
sexual assault

She's Smarter Than Them

Christine Blasey Ford served as her own expert witness and demolished the arguments against her story.
Susan Zalkind
9.27.18
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