sexual violence


Matt Lauer Reveals in His Letter He’s Actually Been Anything but 'Silent'

Men who've been accused of assault talk about it more than anyone, as a way to "gather empathy."


Antonio Brown’s Former Trainer Says He Sexually Assaulted Her and Then Bragged About It

"Speaking out removes the shame that I have felt for the past year and places it on the person responsible for my rape," Britney Taylor said in a statement.


Lyft Will Require Sexual Violence Prevention Training For Drivers, Following a Flurry of Lawsuits

The ride-share giant is adding new safety requirements for Lyft drivers—while fighting legislation that would give drivers more rights and benefits.


Trump Denies Rape Allegation With A Familiar Insult: "Not My Type"

Last week, advice columnist E. Jean Carroll accused the president of raping her in a department store in the mid-1990s.


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.”


35 London Women Murdered by Partners or Exes in Three Years

The killers in eight of the 35 cases had previously been reported to the police for violent or threatening behavior, according to data uncovered by Broadly under Freedom of Information laws.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.