Rape Culture

9.16.19

1 in 16 Women Report Their First 'Sexual' Experiences Were Rape or Assault

Extrapolated to the whole U.S. population, this would mean 3.3 million women have experienced "forced sexual initiation."

1.9.19

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.

7.25.18

Brock Turner's Lawyer Tells Judge His Client Wanted 'Outercourse,' Not Intercourse

Brock Turner is appealing a court's decision to convict him for assaulting a Stanford University student in 2015.

7.10.18

Swedish law now defines rape as sex without consent

Sweden will join 9 other European countries and introduce a new gender based violence law which will define rape as sex without consent

6.15.18

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.

4.9.18

The Timeless Myth of Medusa, a Rape Victim Turned Into a Monster

Since Ancient Greece, the snake-haired Gorgon has been a sexualized symbol of women's rage.

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3.20.18

Activists want to shut down France's first sex doll "brothel" for promoting rape

“Xdolls is not a sex shop. It's a place that generates money and where you rape a woman.”

3.13.18

We Met the Anti-Feminists Protesting SlutWalk

Jamali Maddix spends a day at the demonstration against rape culture on 'HATE THY NEIGHBOR.'

1.17.18

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.

11.10.17

Ellen Page Accuses Director Brett Ratner of Homophobic Harassment

Page claimed Ratner told another woman on the 'X-Men' set “you should fuck her to make her realize she’s gay.”

10.17.17

This Controversial Program Teaches Women to Spot 'Pre-Rape' Warning Signs

Professor Charlene Senn developed a research-backed method to help women defend themselves from attackers, but some detractors say the program puts the burden for sexual assault prevention on victims.

10.12.17

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.

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