date rape

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Men's Magazine in Japan Under Fire over Story Listing Campuses Where Drunk Women Were 'Easy'

The story also included "tips" on how to "coax" intoxicated women into having sex.
VICE Staff
1.9.19
Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby Expected 'Something in Return' from Women in Bizarre 70s TV Skit

The disgraced (and now convicted) comedian peppered his work throughout the years with bits that hinted at sexual predation.
Harmon Leon
4.27.18
Drugs

The Lesser-Known Date Rape Drug Is Making a Comeback

Most use of this highly potent drug is actually intentional.
Joseph Palamar
1.31.18
Broadly

When Does Sex on MDMA Count as Rape?

MDMA can lead to a loss of inhibition, so experts say that taking advantage of someone high on the drug could be considered sexual assault. But prosecuting these cases is complicated by our limited definition of what constitutes a date rape drug.
Suzannah Weiss
8.24.17
Interviews

Camille Paglia Discusses Her War on 'Elitist Garbage' and Contemporary Feminism

In an interview about her new essay collection, the professor and controversial feminist discusses the failure of feminists on college campuses, why men deserve more credit for their labor, and how Sheryl Sandberg is "smug and entitled."
Mitchell Sunderland
3.14.17
abortion

The Legendary Women's Rights Activist Who Mailed Obama a Coat Hanger

Laura X led the campaign to outlaw marital rape across the USA in the 1970s and 1980s. We talk to the 75-year-old about the state of women's rights, how young women today can be political activists, and "Miss Congeniality 2."
Sirin Kale
5.18.16
Europe

Reports of Rape Linked to Online Dating Rise 450 Percent in Five Years

The UK's National Crime Agency said early analysis of official date indicated that the online dating phenomenon had produced “a new type of sexual offender."
Miriam Wells
2.8.16
News

Everyone's Losing Their Shit About a Nail Polish That Detects Date Rape Drugs

Rapists will always exist. Equipping people with the tools to better look after themselves is not the same as victim-blaming or advising them to take “preventative measures.”
Bertie Brandes
8.29.14
Stuff

What I Learned from Having My Drink Spiked with GHB

In the last 18 months, I have been unknowingly given GHB three times.
Nadja Brenneisen
8.15.14
Girl News

Girls and the Worst Thing

Can you hold two conflicting ideas in your head at the same time, even when it is hard and gives you hurty feelies, or confirms your sense of the world as an ultimately chaotic semi-nightmare? That’s called “cognitive dissonance,” and you need it to...
Kate Carraway
12.7.12