'Paternalistic' Law Banning Upskirt Photos Thrown Out By Texas Court

The highest court in Texas just threw out a law banning "improper photography," saying that it violates the First Amendment. And so, once again, the free expression of putting a camera up a non-consenting woman's skirt trumps women's right to not have their genitals photographed by strangers. What a big win for… » 9/18/14 6:10pm 9/18/14 6:10pm

Creepy Dudes Photographing Women on the Beach Is Worst Trend Ever

Is your body bikini creepshot ready? Because it's Strange Dudes You Don't Know Taking Pictures Of You In a Bikini Season! » 6/04/14 2:00pm 6/04/14 2:00pm

A Piss Poor Justification for Publishing Kate Middleton's Butt Photos

Earlier this week, the German tabloid Bild attracted a great deal of criticism for publishing photos of Kate Middleton's skirt blowing up in the wind, revealing her "bare bottom," as the British papers have all referred to it. And now, an Australian newspaper has followed in Bild's ignominious footsteps — with the… » 5/28/14 11:10am 5/28/14 11:10am

Of Course Women Are Getting Sexually Harassed by Drones

As the old saying goes, "If you build it, the forces of patriarchy will co-opt it in order to make women harassed, threatened and/or sexually objectified." And so it is: earlier this week, a woman took to Reddit in order to describe her experiences being sexually harassed by a remote-operated drone. » 5/14/14 7:30pm 5/14/14 7:30pm

Man Caught Taking Upskirt Videos Looks Exactly How You'd Expect

A 33-year-old Long Island man was arrested in the human anthill known as the Union Square subway station yesterday after cops caught him filming video up a woman's skirt without her knowledge or permission. In the photo local NYC news ran of the man, he is wearing a shirt that reads "I (HEART) ASIAN GIRLS," holding a… » 4/30/14 11:40am 4/30/14 11:40am

Yes, You CAN Take Creepy Photos of Women in Public, But Please Don't

The Facebook group "Women Eating on Tubes" (which encourages members to post candid, nonconsensual photos of the eponymous activity) might be a gentler, less sexually aggressive cousin of Creepshots, but it occupies the same ethical quicksand. Yes, it is technically legal to photograph women without their consent, no,… » 4/12/14 5:00pm 4/12/14 5:00pm

Banned Creepshots Forum Reappears as Clearly Fake 'Fashion Police'

In late 2012, Reddit shut down its massively popular, massively shitty "creepshots" subreddit after women and non-monsters complained that the website was tacitly endorsing a forum that features sexualized pictures of women posted without their consent, a practice many people with souls consider "bad." But like herpes… » 4/08/14 1:00pm 4/08/14 1:00pm

/R/FacebookCleavage Is Your New Least Favorite Scummy Internet Dump

Well, this is disgusting: Reddit has a subreddit called r/FacebookCleavage, dedicated entirely to sharing "sexy pictures" of members' "hot Facebook friends." Currently, it has 16,655 subscribers. » 3/12/14 4:00pm 3/12/14 4:00pm

Army of Reddit Creepers Internet Stalk Female Olympic Volunteer

After photos of an attractive, midriff-bearing Olympic volunteer were published by a couple of American photo services, some Reddit denizens took notice. A lot of notice. So much notice, in fact, that they tracked down her name, social media presence, and dozens of photos of her, which they compiled into a hand spank… » 2/19/14 6:46pm 2/19/14 6:46pm

Man Sues For His 'Right' To Take Upskirt Photos Of Unsuspecting Women

A Massachusetts man who was caught taking surreptitious photos up women's skirts without their knowledge or consent argued before the state's Supreme Court yesterday that the charges against him should be thrown out because FREE SPEECH. Seriously. » 11/05/13 4:45pm 11/05/13 4:45pm

Lincoln Memorial Creepshow Charged with Taking Upskirt Photos of Women

U.S. Park Police recently charged a man at the Lincoln Memorial for allegedly using a telephoto lens and a fair amount of personal sleaze to take upskirt photos of women sitting on the steps leading up to the memorial, because there is quite possibly no space in this country safe or sanctified enough to dissuade… » 9/08/13 1:00pm 9/08/13 1:00pm

Tumblr Has a Creepshots Problem

Reddit's "Creepshots" subreddit and most of its conspicuous imitators were banned months ago. But men who get off on non-consensual sexual activity can easily post photos of unsuspecting women on Tumblr. A typical caption on Creepshots.tumblr.com reads "Buying a coffee...begging for cock." What's Tumblr's official… » 6/10/13 12:40pm 6/10/13 12:40pm

New Online Safety PSA Warns Girls to Not Share Sexy Pics

In this PSA from Children of the Street, a young woman warns other young women to steer clear of sending sexy selfies out into the scary wilds of the Internet. Although it's undoubtedly true that teens today need a double dose of awareness around the risks involved in sending compromising photos, it's more true that… » 3/26/13 10:20am 3/26/13 10:20am

The Online Culture of 'Niceness' Doesn't Extend to the Ladies

Do you really think everyone is super nice to each other on the internet these days? Why don't you try asking a woman. » 11/20/12 11:35am 11/20/12 11:35am

Reddit HQ Feels for You, Ladies, But Free Speech Is More Important

r/CreepShots is gone, but Redditors aren't having any problems finding ways to post sexualized photos of women — and underage girls — without their consent. Subreddits with links to hundred of photos of nearly-naked young girls are still easy to find, and without more moderation, there's nothing to stop them from… » 10/24/12 1:40pm 10/24/12 1:40pm

Publicly 'Outing' Trolls and Predators Isn't a Distraction, It's a…

Thanks to Gawker's story on the man behind Reddit's legendary troll "Violentacrez" and Anonymous' outing of the alleged sexual predator who bullied 15-year-old Amanda Todd to death, October 2012 might go down in history as National "Out A Creep" Month. Some argue that publicly outing a selective number of horrible… » 10/17/12 1:40pm 10/17/12 1:40pm

CreepShots Is Back and Impersonating Lesbians

You can take r/CreepShots out of Reddit, but you unsurprisingly can't stop Redditors from coming up with disgusting new ways to fetishize non-consent. A tipster from the subreddit r/actuallesbians alerted us to two new creepshot forums, in which moderators are not only posting photos of unsuspecting women but mocking… » 10/16/12 4:45pm 10/16/12 4:45pm

Anonymous Outs the Man Who Allegedly Drove Amanda Todd to Suicide

Anonymous is claiming that Kody Maxson, a 30-year-old (former?) Facebook employee living in New Westminster, British Columbia, is the man who allegedly harassed Vancouver-area 15-year-old Amanda Todd so relentlessly that she took her own life on Oct. 10. In their YouTube video, a Guy Fawkes-outfitted anonybro with… » 10/16/12 3:13am 10/16/12 3:13am

Tumblr Shuts Down 'Predditors,' But CreepShots Is Back in Business…

Tumblr has deleted "Predditors" after someone reported the blog — which, as we reported yesterday, "outed" CreepShots posters, much to their chagrin — to its support team. » 10/11/12 12:00pm 10/11/12 12:00pm