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sexual assault

Assault Survivors Are Telling Trump Why They Didn't Report

On Twitter, #WhyIDidntReport is a collection of stories from sexual assault survivors that mirror what research proves: Victims who come forward will face more scrutiny, stigma, and blame than their perpetrators.
Leila Ettachfini
9.21.18
Sex

Why Men Exaggerate the Number of Women They've Slept With

A July 2018 study examines the gender discrepancy in a survey around sexual partners. We spoke with the lead author on the study about their findings.
Kimberly Lawson
7.27.18
sexual assault

The 156 Victims Who Spoke Out About Abuse Spurred Lawmakers to Protect Future Athletes

The new legislation, which gained momentum following Larry Nassar's trial, requires officials to report suspected sexual abuse within 24 hours.
Kimberly Lawson
2.14.18
feminism

What the Failures of a Feminist Bookstore Can Teach Us About Intersectionality

Brooklyn's now defunct Troll Hole was a zine and sex shop located in the corner of a busy laundromat. But it rarely attracted the women washing their clothes on the other side of its glittery, purple curtain.
Gabrielle Bruney
11.30.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch an On-Air Reporter Help Rescue Someone from the Storm in Texas

The journalist and her cameraman kept reporting after their station flooded and the storm worsened, helping to save a truck driver's life.
Drew Schwartz
8.28.17
Reporting

Legal Hacking Tools Can Be Useful for Journalists, Too

Open source research tools used by security professionals can help journalists connect the dots.
Joseph Cox
8.11.17
women

Don't Trust Men Who Want a 'Nice' Woman

A Fox News contributor suggested that "alpha" women need to learn to be nice in order for men to like them. That's dumb.
Diana Tourjée
5.11.17
Broadly

40 People Watched a Teen's Gang Rape on Facebook, and No One Called the Police

Police believe that upwards of 40 people viewed a recent live stream of a gang rape of a 15-year-old girl in Chicago. We talked to one researcher about why people can be hesitant to intervene when sexual assault happens.
Kimberly Lawson
4.3.17
Donald Trump

UK Asks Journalists to Not Name Ex-Agent Allegedly Behind Trump Report

The UK government issued what is known as a D-notice, but plenty of outlets aren’t taking the advice.
Joseph Cox
1.12.17
Broadly

​Where 30 Million 'Missing' Girls in China Actually Went

A 2016 study "discovered" millions of missing girls lost to China's one-child policy, and the results also shine a light on China's propensity to favor sons over daughters.
Kimberly Lawson
12.1.16
rape

'Particularly Worrying': Reports of Sex Crimes Reach Highest Level in 45 Years

Alarming new official figures from Scotland point to an alarming increase in reports of sexual violence.
Sirin Kale
9.28.16
sexual assault

Student Forced to Live Next to the Man Who Sexually Assaulted Her, Suit Claims

A former Iowa State University student is suing the school after employees allegedly tried to downplay the assault, forced her to live next to her attacker, and stopped the investigation over the summer months.
Kimberly Lawson
9.20.16
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