Infamous 'Rapebait' Frat Disbanded for Being Entirely Too Rapey

Georgia Tech has disbanded its Phi Kappa Tau fraternity after an investigation showed — shockingly! — that the fraternity best known for circulating an email from its leadership calling women "rapebait" was, in fact, incredibly rapey. » 4/04/14 1:20pm 4/04/14 1:20pm

It Doesn't Have to Be This Way: The Infuriating Reality of Womanhood

I love women. And as I get older, my life is becoming increasingly about them. I dance with women, I speak with women, I am coached, sponsored by, and counseled by women. I meet them for coffee. I talk to them about sex. I ask them for advice. I hold them while they cry. I love the deep feelings. And the competition.… » 3/08/14 4:40pm 3/08/14 4:40pm

Rape, Lies and the Internet: The Story of Conor Oberst and His Accuser

Last week, Bright Eyes musician Conor Oberst filed a lawsuit for libel against a reported "anonymous commenter" who posted on various websites that he raped her. But Joanie Faircloth was not anonymous—she left the original comments under her name, and her commenter account was linked to her Facebook. Her broad… » 2/28/14 2:45pm 2/28/14 2:45pm

Satan, Rape and Murder: The Life of Miranda Barbour, Craigslist Killer

In the wake of 19-year-old "Craigslist killer" Miranda Barbour's shocking confession—that she murdered at least 22 people as a member of a satanic cult—authorities and her family are questioning the veracity of her claims. But a friend of Barbour's believes her, telling Jezebel, "She has maintained [the same] solid story… » 2/21/14 3:00pm 2/21/14 3:00pm

Calling Darren Sharper 'Too Sexy' to Rape Is Goddamn Ridiculous

Earlier this week, Tempe, Arizona police released documents that detail even more rape allegations against former NFL star Darren Sharper, who today will appear in court to face rape charges stemming from separate incidents in Los Angeles. In total, Sharper's alleged to have drugged 11 people and raped 7 women across 4 … » 2/20/14 1:45pm 2/20/14 1:45pm

Libya to Recognize and Compensate Women Raped During 2011 Uprising

Though the details surrounding the announcement are hazy, Libyan Justice Minister Salah al-Marghani said Wednesday that the country had created a law that would acknowledge the women raped during the 2011 uprising that removed Muammar Qaddafii from power, as well as compensate them. » 2/20/14 1:15pm 2/20/14 1:15pm

House of Cards' Claire Underwood Is a Feminist Warrior Antihero

If House of Cards is like chess, then Claire Underwood is the queen—the most powerful piece in the game. And that becomes clear in the show's second season when all the scheming and plotting and compromises have given her a national platform for the causes that are the most personal to her: abortion and sexual… » 2/17/14 1:30pm 2/17/14 1:30pm