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Jury Finds Owen Labrie Guilty of Misdemeanor Sexual Assault, Felony Child Luring in St. Paul's Rape Case

A New Hampshire jury has returned with a mixed verdict in the trial of Owen Labrie, charged with raping a 15-year-old classmate at the elite St. Paul’s School. Labrie was convicted of one count of misdemeanor sexual assault, and one count each of endangering a child, a misdemeanor, and using a computer to lure a… » 8/28/15 2:20pm Today 2:20pm

Basketball Player Derrick Rose Accused of Drugging and Gang-Raping Ex-Girlfriend

An ex-girlfriend of Derrick Rose, basketball player for the Chicago Bulls, is suing the athlete, claiming that he and two of his friends drugged and gang-raped her. The unidentified woman dated the 26-year-old point guard between 2011 and 2013. During the course of their relationship, she claims Rose tried pressuring… » 8/26/15 11:00pm Wednesday 11:00pm

St. Paul Student Said He Had a 'Divine Inspiration,' Did Not Commit Rape

The trial of Owen Labrie continued this week, the former student at the elite St. Paul’s School who is accused of raping a 15-year-old classmate. On Tuesday, Detective Julie Curtin testified that Labrie told her he didn’t rape the girl. Labrie told the officer in initial interviews that he did put on a condom for what… » 8/25/15 5:00pm Tuesday 5:00pm

Frat Boys Designate House 'Freshman Daughter Drop Off,' Helpfully Offer to Fuck Moms, Too

Freshman women at Old Dominion University were given a very special welcome last week when they arrived on campus: Large banners that read “Rowdy and fun/Hope your baby girl is ready for a good time,” “Freshman daughter drop off,” and “Go ahead and drop off mom too.” Photos of the helpful offers to fornicate with… » 8/24/15 11:00am Monday 11:00am

When I Tried to Talk to My Prep School About Rape Culture, They Wouldn't Listen

The first time I found myself in trouble at prep school, cross-legged in the office of the Exeter Dean of Residential Life, it wasn’t because of plagiarism or a drug bust or the “illegal visitation” of being caught in a boy’s dorm room during the wrong hours. It was because I’d written an op-ed for the Exonian » 8/21/15 2:00pm 8/21/15 2:00pm

Unhappy Trails: Female Truckers Say They Faced Rape and Abuse in Troubled Training Program

Close to a decade ago, hungry for a change, Tracy left a stable but dull office job in the upper Midwest and hit the road. She took a bus to Iowa, where she enrolled in truck driving school. Eight days later, she says, with minimal classwork, bookwork, or driving time, she left with a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)… » 8/21/15 11:35am 8/21/15 11:35am

Sexual Molestation and Coercion Charges Against Julian Assange Dropped

On Thursday, Swedish prosecutors revealed they would be dropping two of the charges against Julian Assange—that he molested and coerced two women in 2010—as the statutes of limitations in the investigation runs out at the end of August. The charge of rape against him still stands, and that investigation is ongoing. » 8/14/15 9:45am 8/14/15 9:45am

How ISIS Uses Rape and Sexual Slavery as a Recruiting Tool and a Business

Horrifying reports continue to pile up about the ways in which the Islamic State is using the rape and sexual slavery of Yazidi women as a tool of war. A new report in the New York Times makes it clear that it’s also become an attractive recruiting tool, a draw for men from conservative Muslim societies where casual… » 8/13/15 9:55am 8/13/15 9:55am

Ted Cruz Event Gives 'Courage' Award to State Rep Who Gave Away Adoptees to Molester

Arkansas State Representative Justin Harris, who gave away his adopted daughters to a child molester because he and his wife thought they were possessed by demons, will be given an award for courage at a dinner for Senator Ted Cruz tonight. Harris and a fellow state representative, Charlene Fite, are being commended… » 8/12/15 2:00pm 8/12/15 2:00pm

This Is How Manhattan's Happy Ending Lounge Handles Rape Accusations

Pepper Ellett, 25, alleges she was raped at Manhattan’s Happy Ending Lounge late last month. Yet she feels that the police aren’t taking her case seriously, nor is the bar, which immediately fired the employee in question—but didn’t turn him into the police. A rep for that same bar, which has been in the news for… » 8/12/15 1:00pm 8/12/15 1:00pm

In Lawsuit, College Demands Alleged Rape Victim List Every Sex Partner

In response to an ongoing lawsuit from a woman who says she was raped on campus, Virginia Wesleyan College has submitted a new filing demanding that the woman list every sexual partner she’s ever had. The college’s lawyers say in the filing that they feel “compelled to explore Plaintiff’s sexual history,” because she… » 8/10/15 10:30am 8/10/15 10:30am

The Time Donald Trump's Ex-Wife Accused Him of Brutally Raping Her

During Donald Trump’s 1992 divorce proceedings, his wife provided a deposition that detailed an upsetting, ugly sexual assault. The episode was recounted in Lost Tycoon, a gossipy biography that’s now out of print—but you can read it right here.http://gawker.com/donald-trump-s... » 7/30/15 3:25pm 7/30/15 3:25pm