Arkansas Judge Fills Message Board With Helpful Info on Sluts

The internet is rife with opportunities to take your dick out and swing it around on forums where users don't have to post under their real names. Unfortunately, if you're a public official taking advantage of the internet's illusion of anonymity to commit some major ethical faux pas, it doesn't take many carelessly… » 3/07/14 5:45pm 3/07/14 5:45pm

Woman-Beating Man Punished By Being Forced To Hold 'I Beat Women' Sign

When a Tampa woman was beaten after rebuffing the sexual advances of an intoxicated man, she waited for him to sober up, and then offered him a choice: either he'd face arrest, or be forced to stand by the side of a road holding a sign that read "I BEAT WOMEN. HONK IF I'M A SCUMBAG." Guess which he picked? » 12/26/13 2:30pm 12/26/13 2:30pm

Hide Ur Men! Senate Confirms 'Radical Feminist' Judge To Federal Court

Earlier this year, feminist boners across the country deflated when the filibuster-happy Senate Republicans blocked the nomination of Ginsburg-in-waiting Judge Nina Pillard to the federal bench. But now, thanks to the death of the filibuster, the Senate was able to go ahead and confirm her. Radical! » 12/12/13 5:30pm 12/12/13 5:30pm

21 Egyptian Women Released from Jail After Harsh Sentences Appealed

Following news earlier that a court in Alexandria would be hearing the appeal of the 14 Egyptian women sentenced to 11 years in jail for their peaceful pro-Mohamed Morsi demonstration, Egyptian authorities released those women, along with seven girls who were initially ordered to be held until they turned 18. » 12/08/13 12:30pm 12/08/13 12:30pm

Ringleader of New Zealand Teen Rape Gang Bravely Skips Town

Joseph Parker — privileged son of a Hollywood actor and one of the ringleaders of an Auckland teen rape club that called itself the "Roast Busters" — has fled town. Wow, you'd think a person so super tough that they made a hobby out of incapacitating and raping sometimes-underage girls would be better at handling… » 11/11/13 11:35am 11/11/13 11:35am

First Rapist Convicted in Delhi Gang Rape Gets Three Years in Prison

An Indian court has sentenced the 18-year-old youth who was being tried for his role in the gang rape of a young woman on a New Delhi bus last year to three years in prison, sparking outrage from the victim’s family, who argued that the young man should have been tried as an adult despite the fact that he was 17 when… » 9/01/13 12:30pm 9/01/13 12:30pm

Imprison the Royal Family and Abolish the Monarchy

As the world waits with bated breath for the emergence of the latest—and cutest—member of the British Royal Family, allow us to put forth a gentle reminder: In a just world, this innocent child would be going up for adoption, since its family would have been imprisoned for crimes against humanity. » 7/22/13 5:50pm 7/22/13 5:50pm

George Zimmerman Saves Strangers From Overturned Truck, Disappears

OK, I use italics a lot, but I really mean them this time: this is weird. Police in Sanford, Florida say George Zimmerman — who killed BUT DIDN'T MURDER Trayvon Martin — has emerged from hiding to save a stranger family of four strangers from an overturned truck and then disappear again into the night like the goddamn… » 7/22/13 2:20pm 7/22/13 2:20pm

FYI: Terrorists Can Be Hot and Black Men Can Be Innocent

This week, Rolling Stone made everyone very mad by putting a picture of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzokhar Tsarnaev on the cover of the magazine. Rolling Stone was accused of "glamorizing" terror by using a photo of Tsarnaev that made him look like a "rock star." Boston Mayor Tom Menino said the cover "rewards a… » 7/19/13 1:20pm 7/19/13 1:20pm

The Trayvon Martin Verdict Proves Only White People Deserve to be Safe

America has always been hooked on self-protection. Citizens are encouraged (and protected by law) to bear arms and stand their ground against perceived intruders. When a racist country is that obsessed with self-defense, the safety of men with white privilege — even those who, like George Zimmerman, have a record of… » 7/16/13 5:30pm 7/16/13 5:30pm

The Story of One Prison Rape, In an Inmate's Own Words

Today, the ACLU announced that it is filing a federal lawsuit on behalf of prisoners at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility, a private prison in Meridian, Mississippi. The suit alleges that EMCF is "hyper-violent, grotesquely filthy and dangerous." One example of the jail's dangers: this handwritten letter from an … » 5/30/13 2:15pm 5/30/13 2:15pm

Jailed Pussy Riot Member Hospitalized After Hunger Strike

Maria Alekhina, member of persecuted Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot, was hospitalized Tuesday after the seventh day of a hunger strike spurred by months of predictably vicious treatment by prison officials. » 5/28/13 10:40am 5/28/13 10:40am

Pussy Rioter Opts Out of ‘Absurd’ Parole Hearing, Starts Hunger Strike

Ready for a trip to the frightening Twilight Zone episode that is Russian punk band Pussy Riot’s continued incarceration? After being refused permission to appear at her own parole hearing and subsequently forbidding her lawyers to further represent her during the hearing, Maria Alyokhina, one of the band’s two… » 5/22/13 9:45pm 5/22/13 9:45pm

India Slowly Starts to Combat Rape Culture With Legislative…

After receiving more than 80,000 suggestions after last month's fatal gang rape, an Indian government panel recommended today that the country update and more strictly enforce its sexual assault laws as well as resolve to fast track rape trials. It's a very necessary start, but still just the beginning. » 1/23/13 11:50am 1/23/13 11:50am