sexual violence

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
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
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
Life Inside

The #MeToo Movement Has Reached Prison

Prisoners have remained silent—some out of shame, others out of fear of retaliation, but most because that’s just the way it’s always been.
Jerry Metcalf
9.21.18
crime

When Recalling the Trauma of Sexual Violence Is Your Best Shot at a Visa

America's U Visa offers hope to survivors of awful crimes, even under Donald Trump. But applying can be its own kind of nightmare.
Opheli Garcia Lawler
5.9.18
crime

My Nude Photos Were Passed Around My Entire High School

When I was 15 years old, semi-naked pictures of me in lingerie became public property.
Rebecca Baden
2.23.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

T.J. Miller Allegedly Sexually Assaulted and Punched a Woman in College

The woman said the comedian also choked her and penetrated her with a beer bottle without her consent. Miller denied the allegations.
Drew Schwartz
12.19.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indiana University Is Banning Athletes with a Criminal History of Sexual or Domestic Assault

The school's new policy will apply to prospective freshmen, current students, or transfer applicants who have been convicted of or plead guilty to a felony sexual assault charge.
Drew Schwartz
4.20.17
textile art

Shocking Woven Tapestries Expose Sex, Violence, and Death in America

Erin M. Riley’s new exhibition threads a fascinating look at the modern world.
Nathaniel Ainley
3.21.17
sexual assault

Taking Stock of Prison Rape in the Trump Era

In 2003, Congress—led by current attorney general Jeff Sessions—passed a law to eliminate sexual assault in America's jails and prisons. Is it working?
Julie Morse
2.27.17
News

What We Know About the Wisconsin College Student Accused of Serial Rape

Research suggests many sexual assaults are perpetrated by serial predators, and prosecutors say Alec Cook is one of them.
Allie Conti
10.28.16