sexual violence


Matt Lauer Reveals in His Letter He’s Actually Been Anything but 'Silent'

Men who've been accused of assault talk about it more than anyone, as a way to "gather empathy."


Antonio Brown’s Former Trainer Says He Sexually Assaulted Her and Then Bragged About It

"Speaking out removes the shame that I have felt for the past year and places it on the person responsible for my rape," Britney Taylor said in a statement.


Lyft Will Require Sexual Violence Prevention Training For Drivers, Following a Flurry of Lawsuits

The ride-share giant is adding new safety requirements for Lyft drivers while fighting legislation that would give drivers more rights and benefits.


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.”


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.


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.


Kavanaugh Shows the Disgusting Underbelly of America's Elite Schools

Bizarre-sounding rituals. Twisted nicknames. Allegations of sex crimes. And of course this guy might become a Supreme Court justice.


The #MeToo Movement Has Reached Prison

Prisoners have remained silent—some out of shame, others out of fear of retaliation, but most because that’s just the way it’s always been.


No, Sex Dolls Won't Stop Future Incel Attacks

Toronto’s new sex doll brothel claims it will allow customers to act out violent fantasies in a safe way.


When Recalling the Trauma of Sexual Violence Is Your Best Shot at a Visa

America's U Visa offers hope to survivors of awful crimes, even under Donald Trump. But applying can be its own kind of nightmare.


My Nude Photos Were Stolen While I Was at School

When I was 15 years old, semi-naked pictures of me in lingerie became public property.