rape

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
16 hours ago
investigation

What It's Like to Be Raped and Told You Can't Talk About It with Anyone

Under existing CPS guidelines, survivors are told not to speak about their assault in therapy – unless they're prepared to have their counselling notes read out in court.
Sirin Kale
16 hours ago
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
6.4.19
crime

Man Awarded £100,000 After Gang Rape During ‘Scared Straight’ Programme

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
12.10.18
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
11.7.18
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
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
10.2.18
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
9.28.18
High Wire

If a Woman Drinks, It’s Her Fault. If a Man Drinks, It’s an Excuse

It's the 1980s all over again.
Maia Szalavitz
9.25.18
News

All the News You Need to Read This Morning

Knives and alcohol are being sold to children in London.
VICE Staff
9.14.18
rape

The Judge Who Sentenced Brock Turner Has Been Removed From Office

Santa Clara County voters cast their ballots in favor of recalling Aaron Persky, the Californian judge who sentenced Brock Turner to six months in jail.
Sirin Kale
6.7.18
Angus Take House

Worst Take of the Week: Raheem Sterling's Tattoo vs Germaine Greer

Just a whole mess of terrible opinions this week.
Angus Harrison
6.1.18
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