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Why Brutal Domestic Violence Is Dismissed as 'Role Play'

Disgraced ex-NY attorney general Eric Schneiderman masqueraded as feminist and suggested he just liked weird sex. Neither was the truth.
Sonja Sharp

This State Made It Easier for Judges to Keep Domestic Abusers Off the Street

A seemingly obscure rule change in Arizona last week could help reshape how "lethality assessments" are used across America.
Sonja Sharp

The Enduring Story of a Woman Who Confronted Her Abuser on Camera

On International Women’s Day, Attiya Khan’s groundbreaking documentary ‘A Better Man’ will be screening across the country.
Sarah Berman
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch Drake Tell a Shitty Fan to Stop Groping Women

"If you don't stop touching girls, I'm gonna come out there and fuck you up.”
Mack Lamoureux
Bruno Fernandes de Souza

Brazilian Goalkeeper Who Had His Girlfriend Killed and Fed to Dogs: "Mistakes Happen"

There are mistakes, and then there is what Bruno Fernandes de Souza did to his then girlfriend.
Sean Newell

​Kellie Leitch Wants to Legalize Mace So Women Can Defend Themselves

Critics say the pledge is both victim-blaming and fear-based.
Jake Kivanc
Life Inside

What Happens When a Former Domestic-Abuse Prosecutor Realizes Her Relative is Being Abused?

In order to process what had happened to my family member, I began to view her reality differently—not as a relative, but as a case.
Deanna Paul

Two USC Players Suspended for First Game Amid Rape Investigation

Osa Masina and Don Hill are being investigated for rape in Los Angeles and Utah. Masina is alleged to have snapchatted images of the rape to woman's ex.
Sean Newell

Here’s What the Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women Inquiry is Missing

"It is a sense of disappointment and I think that's something a lot of people are feeling."
Manisha Krishnan

The Feminist Porn Website Helping Sexual Assault Survivors Reclaim Their Bodies

How do you get your sex life back when sex has been used as a weapon against you?
Amelia Abraham

​When Your Teenage Romance Turns into Domestic Violence

A 19-year-old feminist is not who you'd except to stay in an abusive relationship. But the reality is, it can happen to anyone, at any age.
Madison Griffiths
ken starr

Report: Baylor President Kenneth Starr Fired Amid Campus Sex Assault Scandal

In the face of a rising sexual assault scandal, Baylor President Ken Starr is out, and Art Briles is still in.
Sean Newell