rape

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
11.6.18
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
10.3.18
Culture

Brett Kavanaugh Hasn't Left High School

Brett Kavanaugh’s yearbook inscription and his behavior since then reminds us that high school is where predators find their power.
Alex Zaragoza
10.2.18
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
10.1.18
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
9.27.18
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
9.24.18
true crime

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.
Susan Zalkind
9.24.18
consent

Colleges Are Going About Consent Education All Wrong

In her new book 'Consent on Campus,' Donna Freitas argues it's up to universities to challenge hookup culture and champion consent.
Hope Reese
9.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Anthony Bourdain Thought Bill Clinton Was a 'Gropey' 'Piece of Shit'

The late author and chef continued to defend women in one of his final interviews.
Drew Schwartz
7.17.18
Art

A South African Artist Made an Ex-President’s Rape Trial into Art

At the Berlin Biennale, Dineo Seshee Bopape turned the drip-drip-drip of oppressive systems into powerful films and installations.
Josie Thaddeus-Johns
7.10.18
crime

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Lawyer Who Defends Rapists

"Hearing someone give evidence about how their life has been ruined is emotional for absolutely everyone."
Sam Nichols
5.28.18
politics

Juanita Broaddrick Says Trump's Accusers Should 'Have Their Day in Court’

"I hope if these are legitimate claims against President Trump, that these women are listened to."
Eve Peyser
5.4.18