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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 …

Wind Carried Beer Can DNA to Used Condom, Claims Rape Defendant
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Today’s creativity in defense award goes to 20-year-old Marcelles Peter and his attorney, who are attempting to nullify DNA evidence by claiming that it was transferred by the wind. Peters is one of the six men charged in the gang …

American Woman Gang-Raped in India, Suspects Not Arrested

An American tourist was allegedly gang-raped this week in northern India, sparking more questions about the safety of women in the country. According to a Reuters report, the woman was visiting friends on Monday while staying in a guest house …

Is Facebook Getting ‘Freedom Of Expression’ Right? Is Facebook Getting ‘Freedom Of Expression’ Right?
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Facebook has recently taken some heat over its approach to content on the social network that depicts, glorifies and/or trivializes violence against women. Groups like Women, Action and The Media, The Everyday Sexism Project, and no doubt countless other individuals, …

Canseco Tweets Rape Charge, Is Suspect Of Investigation

Jose Canseco has a wonderfully demented Twitter account, which boasts over half a million followers. But things got more scary/sad-demented than funny-demented this week when he tweeted out that he’s being accused of rape and is the subject of an …

Teens Arrested after Posting Rape Video on Facebook
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Three Chicago-area teens are facing charges of aggravated sexual assault after they allegedly raped a girl and posted the video on Facebook. Justin Applewhite, 16, Kenneth Brown, 15, and Scandale Fritz, 16, are named in the attack. According to prosecutors, …

Michael Arrington Sues Rape Accuser Jenn Allen Michael Arrington Sues Rape Accuser Jenn Allen

Jenn Allen, an ex-girlfriend of Techcrunch/Crunchfund Founder Michael Arrington, recently took to Facebook to make abuse allegations against him. While rape was not mentioned in the initial post, she later brought that up in comments on a Gawker article about …

William Roache: Soap Actor Gets Rape Charge
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The Guinness World Record holder for the longest-serving soap actor has now been charged with rape. According to a BBC News report, 81-year-old William Roache has been charged with two counts of rape. Roache plays Ken Barlow on the long-running …

Michael Arrington Posts Detailed Letter with Evidence Refuting Abuse Allegations Michael Arrington Posts Detailed Letter with Evidence Refuting Abuse Allegations
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TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington has just published an extensive letter sent to Jenn Allen by his lawyers, presenting a highly detailed explanation of his side of the story. As you may recall, Arrington’s former girlfriend Jenn Allen recently alleged that …

Former TechCrunch CEO on Michael Arrington: “I Simply Do Not Believe Any of the Allegations to Be True” Former TechCrunch CEO on Michael Arrington: “I Simply Do Not Believe Any of the Allegations to Be True”

At what we can imagine is only the beginning of the Michael Arrington abuse allegation saga, former TechCrunch CEO Heather Harde has publicly backed Arrington in a lengthy Facebook post. “I simply do not believe any of the allegations to …

Michael Arrington: Abuse Claims ‘Completely Untrue’ Michael Arrington: Abuse Claims ‘Completely Untrue’

TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington has finally responded to recent accusations from a former girlfriend and former friends and acquaintances he was physically abusive on numerous occasions. Last week, former girlfriend Jenn Allen made the claims on her Facebook page, alleging …

Michael Arrington’s Ex-Girlfriend Makes Abuse Allegations on Facebook Michael Arrington’s Ex-Girlfriend Makes Abuse Allegations on Facebook
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TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington is facing some serious allegations made in a Facebook post. Jenn Allen, founder and CEO of RTist.com, claims in a recent post that Arrington was physically and emotionally abusive in a past relationship. She also claims …

Judge Judy’s Son Accused of Influencing Child Rape Case
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Judge Judy certainly hasn’t let her legal career get in the way of motherhood. Judith Scheindlin (her real name) has seven children and 12 grandchildren. At least one of those children has followed in their mother’s footsteps and entered the …

‘Christian Mingle Rapist’ Used Dating Site to Find Victim, Say Police
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Police say that a 37-year-old former member of the Navy raped at least one woman after finding her on the religious-based dating site ChristianMingle.com. According to reports, Sean Patrick Banks was apprehended and charged with two counts of rape. He …

Short Skirts Risk Rape Comment Lands MP in Trouble

British Tory Member of Parliament for Gloucester Richard Graham has come under fire from women’s rights groups for suggeting that short skirts and high heels could make it difficult for women to run away from potential predators. Graham’s words, as …

Anonymous Leaks Video Of Football Players Making Fun Of Rape Victim Anonymous Leaks Video Of Football Players Making Fun Of Rape Victim
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2012 proved to be the year that Anonymous turned away from solely targeting governments and corporations, and became somewhat of an online vigilante force. The hacker collective now targets those that they feel the law isn’t punishing, and takes matters …

Daniel Tosh Apologizes for Joking About Rape
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Daniel Tosh is hilarious to a lot of people. Personally, I don’t get it. Then again, I don’t get a lot of things in life, so maybe I’m just the odd man out when it comes to Tosh’s brand of …

Moroccan Rape Victim Commits Suicide After Marrying Her Attacker

Moroccan news reports say that a 16 year-old girl, Amina Filali, has committed suicide after being forced to marry her attacker by a judge’s ruling. The teenager reportedly swallowed rat poison in protest to the marriage. In Moroccan culture, it …

Facebook Hoax: Scaring Women About Rapists Facebook Hoax: Scaring Women About Rapists

Some Facebook hoaxes are spun up by people trying to get money, web traffic, etc. from users. Those we understand. They fall more under the heading of “scams”. But, there are some that purport to be kind-hearted warnings or warm-hearted …