Slut Shaming

6.20.18

As a Teen, I Was Haunted by the Sexual Persona I Created to Protect Myself

The person I created on the internet shielded me from the slut-shaming I endured at the hands of high school bullies. Rather than let their words break me, I molded my online image to embody sexuality.

6.18.18

As a Teen, I Was Haunted by the Sexual Persona I Created to Protect Myself

The person I created on the internet shielded me from the slut-shaming I endured at the hands of high school bullies. Rather than let their words break me, I molded my online image to embody sexuality.

5.9.18

Amber Rose Doesn't Care What the Media Gets Wrong About Her

Amber Rose sits down with host Amanda Knox to discuss how her experiences with the media have shaped her feminism and how she handles harassment today for The Scarlet Letter Reports.

9.23.16

'Audrie & Daisy' Exposes the Trauma of Teenage Sexual Assault and Slut-Shaming

VICE talked to the film's directors, as well as Tori Amos who contributed an original song to the documentary, about how social media has blurred the lines of culpability and consent for an entire generation.

9.21.16

Arizona's Slut-Shaming Preacher Was Arrested for Kicking a Girl in the Chest

University of Arizona has banned the wannabe preacher from its campus for a year, where he'll no longer be able to spread his anti-gay, anti-feminist, anti-Muslim, anti-yoga pants message.

7.25.16

The Beauty and Splendor of Being a Slut

I would estimate that I've slept with up to 3,500 men. But sex, whether at random or not, always represents a human connection—and that can always be beautiful.

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7.15.15

Hero Woman Refuses to Be Shamed After Her Public Threesome Goes Viral

When women are caught being sexual on the internet, it's still up to them to find a way to control their own stories.

1.16.15

The Man Who Texted a Photo of Himself Having Sex with a Girl While She Vomited Isn't Getting Any Jail Time

The 20-year-old, whose case was made famous thanks to an Anonymous campaign, will be getting 12 months probation.

10.15.14

My Father the Pornographer

Kristin Battista-Frazee wrote a book about her father, who helped distribute Deep Throat, the most famous porno of all time, up and down the East Coast.

9.5.14

Lindy West Is Leaving Jezebel, but She Still Hates Rape

Today is Lindy West's last day writing for Jezebel, but rape joke fans shouldn't celebrate just yet; she's still working. We talked to her about one of her new projects: a raw, unflinching new blog about sexual assault.

7.31.14

Ireland's Models Are Its National Sweethearts and National Joke at the Same Time

The Irish media have a misogyny problem, one that smiles out from the pages of newspapers and wears a bikini. Individually, the words "Irish" and "model" retain their meanings, but together the words become something different.

7.14.14

Cosplay Is Not Consent: Exploring the Dark Side of Adult Dress-Up

The cosplay scene has its fair share of problems, including more and more reported incidents of sexual harassment and assault. We talked to a cosplay enthusiast to remind you that women in costume still deserve respect.

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