rape

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
6.3.19
Interview

Lorena Bobbitt Tells Her Own Story: 'Immigrant Women Don't Have a Voice'

Broadly spoke with Lorena Bobbitt about her 1993 domestic assault trial that gripped the nation, and how her immigration status shaped her narrative.
Renée Reizman
2.14.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bill Cosby Said He’s a 'Political Prisoner’ and Compared Himself to Gandhi

His press guy is pushing the idea that Cosby is in prison not for rape, but in retribution for his work toward racial justice.
Allie Conti
2.14.19
sexual assault

Lady Gaga Defended Kesha in Court, Unsealed Documents Show

"That girl has experienced serious trauma and she is in the middle of [it] right now," Lady Gaga told the court, "and you are all a party to it.”
Leila Ettachfini
1.31.19
sexual abuse

'X-Men' Director Bryan Singer Accused Of Rape and Abuse

A new investigation published in The Atlantic contains testimony from multiple men who alleged Singer and his associates targeted underage boys in a pattern of sexual coercion and abuse.
Sirin Kale
1.23.19
crime

Student Jailed for Sexual Assault in Campus Attack That Echoes Brock Turner

Edinburgh University undergraduate Felix Beck left an 18-year-old woman bleeding after he choked her and bit her all over her thighs and genitals.
Sirin Kale
1.21.19
crime

Man Awarded $175,000 After Gang Rape During ‘Scared Straight’ Program in Canada

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
12.7.18
sexual violence

Spain Erupts in Protests as Court Upholds 'Wolf Pack' Gang Rape Acquittal

The five men bragged about raping women in their Whatsapp group chat and filmed themselves sexually assaulting a teenage girl during Pamplona's annual running of the bulls festival.
Sirin Kale
12.5.18
News

How Hazing Escalates to Sexual Assault

An alleged sexual assault with a broomstick at St. Michael’s College School in Toronto has raised concerns about the prevalence of hazing.
Manisha Krishnan
11.28.18
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
11.6.18
Ronaldo

Ronaldo is an Icon of Corruption in Sports

Instead of focusing on Ronaldo the mega-star, focus on the athlete embedded in a deeply corrupt and exploitative system. Then you might see this for what it is: a story about the total lack of accountability for men who see themselves as above the law.
Brenda Elsey and Jennifer Doyle
10.12.18
feminism

A Year of #MeToo Exhausted Women—And Renewed Our Collective Hope

If we cannot name our oppression—if we cannot articulate the violence that has been done to us—it will be impossible to fight against it, or to prevent it from happening again.
Moira Donegan
10.10.18
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