Rape Culture

Culture

Men Are Still Spending Obscene Amounts of Money to Become Pick-Up Artists

For "Seduction", the first book-length study of PUAs, Dr Rachel O'Neill trailed coaches and their clients to illuminate an industry that has fallen out of the public eye.
Zing Tsjeng
6.19.18
sexual assault

Aziz Ansari Didn’t Do Anything Illegal But That’s Not The Point

To many women, including myself, an aggressive and humiliating sexual encounter seems all too familiar.
Manisha Krishnan
1.17.18
Culture

On Harvey Weinstein, and All the Powerful Men Just Like Him

As a Hollywood actress, I have a Harvey Weinstein story. And many stories of men just like him.
Ingrid Haas
10.13.17
rape

The Sex Assault Portrayal in the Tupac Biopic Was Inexcusably Bad

‘All Eyez On Me’ treats his accuser as a gold-digging liar.
Manisha Krishnan
6.20.17
Brooklyn

Cafe Removes 'Peeping Tom' Bathroom Sign After Complaints from Customers

The Brooklyn coffee shop removed the sign that customers said promoted rape culture, but opted to leave up a slavery-era map of the US.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.1.17
Art

Graffiti Exposes the Hypocrisy of Setting Brock Turner, Rapist, Free | Insta of the Week

The embodiment of the privilege that was Turner's sexual assault sentence, in one simple stencil.
Beckett Mufson
9.9.16
Art

Provocative Photos of a Female Artist Laying Down on Frat House Lawns

In her ongoing 'Fraternity House' photo series, Violet Overn applies her artistic magnifying glass to examine campus sexual assault and sexism in frat culture.
Diana Shi
8.27.16
Film

Do the Rape Allegations Against Nate Parker Make It Wrong to Support 'Birth of a Nation'?

Can—and should—we separate the actions of artists from the content of their art?
Deborah Douglas
8.24.16
Stuff

Last Night's 'Game of Thrones' Had Genital Warts and Fart Jokes

Besides STDs and flatulence, we also got the answers to some burning questions we've had since we first started watching the series.
J. W. McCormack
5.23.16
deep dives

Teaching Consent with Emojis May Seem Desperate, But It's Probably Neccessary

The campaign veers uncomfortably close to “Playboy Feminism,” by trying too hard to make consent sexy.
Megan Devlin
10.30.15
Features

Women Are Using Social Media as a Megaphone to Confront Nightlife's Rape Problem

In late July, two young women used Facebook to talk about being assaulted in popular New York City nightspots. Yet the outcomes suggest there are limits to social media as a platform for social justice.
Michelle Lhooq
8.26.15
Stuff

What the Funding Crisis Faced By Britain's Sexual Abuse Charities Says About Our Attitudes to Rape

Cutting funding to the charities that support rape victims sends a clear message to both abusers and survivors.
Frankie Mullin
8.19.15
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