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Bright Eyes Accuser Recants Rape Allegation

A woman who claimed that Bright Eyes singer Conor Oberst raped her a decade ago when she was a teenager revealed that she fabricated the entire story. Joan Faircloth of Durham, North Carolina first posted an essay entitled It Happened …

Stacey Dash Disses Kanye West On Fox News Over ‘Rape Rant’

Actress Stacey Dash expressed her opinion on celebrities who compare public exposure to dangerous and extreme situations. The 47-year-old Clueless actress appeared in a Fox News segment called “Outnumbered” where other hosts asked for her opinion. The hosts cited some …

John Kerry Seeks to End Sexual Violence in Warfare

Speaking before the largest such convention of all time, John Kerry called for the end of sexual violence in warfare at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, an event co-hosted by British Foreign Secretary William Hague and …

AnnaLynne McCord Reveals She Was Raped As A Child

In the July issue of Cosmopolitan magazine, Dallas star AnnaLynne McCord opens up about her troubled childhood and sexual abuse. In the essay she wrote for the publication, McCord explains that she wants to help other women and girls realize …

Pamela Anderson Reveals Childhood Sexual Abuse

Pamela Anderson is best known as the bubbly blonde who made the Baywatch one-piece iconic in her role as CJ Parker. However, the star’s life before Playboy, Baywatch, and Tommy Lee was anything but charmed. The 46 year-old star this …

One-Month Rape Sentence Overturned By Montana Supreme Court

The Montana Supreme Court has overturned the one-month sentence given to Stacey Rambold, a 54-year-old former teacher who raped his 14-year-old student. The initial sentence of one month angered many, including women’s groups that deemed the sentence too light for …

Lena Headey Pleased with Game of Thrones Rape Scene

The HBO epic fantasy drama Game of Thrones recently aired a rape scene involving stars Lena Headey and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, which has caused some controversy, and now Headey has commented that “it felt great.” For those uninitiated in the lore …

Online Dating: ChristianMingle.com Rapist On Trial Faces Another Victim

An alleged ChristianMingle.com rapist who was arrested on Feb. 11, 2013, stood trial yet again on Monday for sexually assaulting two women from San Diego, Calif. However, another woman has come forward with new accusations that may substantiate his pattern …

Jameis Winston is Named in Rape Lawsuit
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Jameis Winston is on top of the world right now, but are things about to come crashing down? The redshirt freshman quarterback won the Heisman Trophy last month and led the Florida State Seminoles to a win over the Auburn …

Jameis Winston Will Not Be Charged In Sexual Assault Case
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Jameis Winston has been under fire recently for allegedly raping a young woman who accused him of the assault, which happened about a year ago. The investigation has finally come to a close, and Winston will not be charged in …

Montana Judge’s Ethics Questioned After Giving a Rapist 31 Days in Prison
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The judge in Montana that made headlines back in August for giving a rapist a 31-day sentence has now apologized for comments he made about the victim. Judge G. Todd Baugh made comments that the 14-year-old rape victim looked older …

Man Posts Craigslist Ad Seeking Rape of 11-Year-Old Relative Man Posts Craigslist Ad Seeking Rape of 11-Year-Old Relative

People use Craigslist for some pretty strange stuff – and a lot of it, while odd and at times off-putting, usually winds up being pretty funny. This isn’t. This is probably one of the worst things I’ve ever heard – …

Maryville, Mo Rape Case Receives Special Prosecutor
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On January 8, 2012, 14 year old Daisy Coleman and her 13 year old friend, Paige Parkhurst, snuck out Daisy’s home, after consuming stolen alcohol, and went to a party thrown by high school football players. At said party, both …

For First Time, U.N. Study Highlights Pacific-Asian Rape Culture

A multi-country survey recently conducted by the U.N. of Asian countries near the South Pacific sheds a terrifying light onto rape culture as it exists in nations far less fascinating to the media than India. The abstract is here, and …

Teacher Receives 30 Days In Jail After Raping 14-Year-Old Student
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Sometimes bad things happen, like forgetting your umbrella on a rainy day or stubbing your toe on the coffee table. Those kinds of bad things suck, but we, as the resilient species we are, tend to get over them rather …

Tukwila Raids: Police Target Three Motels

An interesting tale of sex, drugs, and cash out of the town of Tukwila, Washington: three motels were raided by hundreds of officers from the Marshal Service, ATF, FBI, and local sheriffs in what was the conclusion of a year-long …

Twitter Looks to Make It Easier to Report Abusive Behavior in Wake of Controversy Twitter Looks to Make It Easier to Report Abusive Behavior in Wake of Controversy

Last month, we all got to see just how brutal online abuse can be when a feminist activist was subjected to some pretty serious threats due to her outspoken position on women on English currency (or the lack thereof). Of …

Activist’s Twitter Rape Threats Lead to Arrest, May Result in New Abuse Reporting Mechanism Activist’s Twitter Rape Threats Lead to Arrest, May Result in New Abuse Reporting Mechanism
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Late last week, The Bank of England announced that the face of author Jane Austen would adorn the country’s new 10-pound notes – some time in 2017. Austen will replace Charles Darwin, who has been the face of the bill. …

CU-Boulder Fines Rapist $75, Makes Him Write Essay
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The University of Colorado at Boulder is facing a Title IX investigation for allegedly mishandling a sexual assault case. Having found a student guilty of “non-consensual sexual intercourse,” the university suspended him for eight months (though they gave him a …

Serena Williams Says She Didn’t Make Rape Comments

Serena Williams found herself in the middle of some backlash today after a Rolling Stone article was published on their website that contained some comments she allegedly made about the Steubenville rape victim. The case made national headlines and was …

Suspect Buried Alive With Rape/Murder Victim
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A Bolivian village took matters into their own hands on Wednesday after burying a 35-year old rape and murder victim by pushing the suspect, 17-year old Santos Ramos, into the woman’s grave and burying him alive. The victim, Leandra Arias …