Another Religious Organization Accused of Covering Up Child Rape

What wouldn't Jesus do? Try not to act surprised, but another out-there group of holy rollers have been accused of trying to cover up the rape of a child. This time, the organization in the crosshairs is the big-haired Jesusophiles at Trinity Broadcasting Network, an evangelical Christian media group that owns five… » 6/27/12 2:45pm 6/27/12 2:45pm

Vatican Reaffirms Compassion Is For Fetuses, Not Children

The Vatican issued a "clarification" to comments by Monsignor Rino Fisichella that Brazilian Archbishop Jose Cardoso Sobrinho should have tried some compassion in the case of the 9-year-old rape victim who had an abortion. In short: Fuck compassion. [Time] » 7/21/09 6:30pm 7/21/09 6:30pm

Silver Linings: One Woman Takes On The 'Virgin Myth.' Many Others…

"This so-called virgin myth, perpetuated by Zimbabwe's traditional healers, has led to the rape of hundreds of girls, according to UNICEF. Some of those victims are too young to walk, much less protect themselves." But there is hope. » 6/08/09 1:40pm 6/08/09 1:40pm

Patrick Kennedy is a bad man. He was convicted in 2003 of the brutal rape of his 8-year-old stepdaughter in 1998 — a rape so brutal that it required the services of a cleaning company to remove the blood from the carpets and extensive surgery to repair the little girl's internal injuries. For his crime, the state of… » 6/25/08 11:20am 6/25/08 11:20am

Your Period Could Save Your Life; Swedish Prisoner Gifts Guards With…

• Scientists have found stem cells in menstrual blood. • And a new company, C'elle, is already offering women period blood storage starting at just $99/year! • Joan Benoit Samuelson, "the matriarch of marathons," is running Olympic trials in Boston for fun. • Amy Poehler eats Honey Nut Cheerios because of The Wire• An… » 4/14/08 5:30pm 4/14/08 5:30pm