Inuit Teen Raped in Police Vehicle Sues Department for Negligence

In 2011, a 17-year-old teenager from an Inuit village in Quebec was arrested, handcuffed and placed in the back of a police vehicle. She was put there alongside Joe Kritik, a man who'd also just been arrested, and who was a repeat sex offender. Kritik sexually assaulted the teen in the car. She's now suing the police… » 1/28/15 2:15pm Wednesday 2:15pm

Rush After 'A Rape On Campus': A UVA Alum Goes Back to Rugby Road

It's a blue, cold Thursday in January and I'm walking down Rugby Road on the first night of fraternity rush at the University of Virginia, brushing past groups of identical gossiping boys in matching preppy outfits: fleeces, checked oxfords, khakis, boots. "Excuse me," they say politely when our coats touch, then… » 1/28/15 11:10am Wednesday 11:10am

New Cosby Accuser Cindra Ladd Says He Drugged and Raped Her in 1969

Cindra Ladd, a former entertainment executive, says that Bill Cosby drugged and raped her in 1969 and wore a terrycloth bathrobe after the incident—a detail similar to what Janice Dickinson and many other of his alleged victims said about their assaults at the hands of the comedian. » 1/26/15 2:45pm Monday 2:45pm

Vanderbilt Rape Victim: Football Player Told Me He 'Took Care' of Me

The prosecution rested yesterday in the rape trial of Cory Batey and Brandon Vandenburg, two of the four Vanderbilt University football players accused of raping an unconscious woman. The alleged victim testified that when she awoke the next day with no memory of the night, Vandenburg told her "he had to spend all… » 1/23/15 11:30am 1/23/15 11:30am

NBC Was Slow to Drop Cosby Because He Hadn't Raped Enough Women Yet

During a recent Television Critics Association panel, a reporter asked NBC executives why it took so long for them to ax Bill Cosby's in-the-works sitcom when so many women had come forward with sexual assault allegations against him. The answer, coming from entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt, was that, while… » 1/16/15 2:45pm 1/16/15 2:45pm

Prosecutors Accuse Vanderbilt Players of Laughing, Texting During Rape

The rape trial of two former Vanderbilt University football players, Cory Batey and Brandon Vandenburg, is now underway. In opening statements, prosecutors accused the two of laughing, texting, and making video while raping an unconscious classmate. In a surveillance video of a campus hallway, according to testimony,… » 1/15/15 1:30pm 1/15/15 1:30pm

Steubenville Superintendent Resigns to Avoid Criminal Charges

Michael McVey, the superintendent of schools in Steubenville, Ohio, has agreed to resign from his job in exchange for not facing criminal charges related to the district's handling of a 2012 rape of a teenage girl by two football players. McVey was indicted in November 2013 on charges including evidence tampering and… » 1/13/15 11:30am 1/13/15 11:30am

Lisa Bonet: The Cosby Show Kid Who Got Away

In the late 1980s, Lisa Bonet was simultaneously the coolest of The Cosby Show cast and the black sheep of the fictional family. The then-20-year-old actress endured a public fallout with Bill Cosby thanks to a "racy" movie called Angel Heart, marriage to fellow black hippie Lenny Kravitz and pregnancy with… » 1/08/15 12:10pm 1/08/15 12:10pm

Uber Helpfully Give Passengers Tips on How to Not Get Raped

In a move that swiftly and decisively bit them in the ass, ride-sharing company Uber has released a "safety checklist" for their riders, which may as well be titled "Not Getting Raped By Our Drivers is Your Responsibility, Ladies." Available for now only in Boston and Chicago, it's almost staggeringly half-assed.… » 1/02/15 1:50pm 1/02/15 1:50pm

Uber Updates Safety Regulations After Alleged Rape in India

Earlier this month, Uber came under fire after a woman in India was reportedly raped by an Uber driver. The incident sparked protests, and the Delhi local government banned all Uber services as well as other unlicensed taxi app services—Uber itself suspended its own operations in the city while reviewing its… » 12/28/14 1:00pm 12/28/14 1:00pm

ISIS Using Rape, Torture and Sexual Slavery Against Women and Girls 

Terrorist group du jour and demonic pieces of shit ISIS — also known as ISIL and the Islamic State — have had a busy year, beheading journalists and aid workers and terrorizing large portions of Iraq and Syria. The group is also systematically raping, torturing and enslaving hundreds of women and girls, a new report… » 12/23/14 4:00pm 12/23/14 4:00pm