Bill Cosby's Lawyers Are Trying to Keep His Upcoming Deposition Private

Bill Cosby lost his latest attempt to stop a civil lawsuit filed by Judy Huth, who says Cosby molested her at the Playboy Mansion in 1974 when she was 15 years old. The comedian will be deposed on Friday, October 9, and it will be the first time Cosby will speak directly about a sexual assault case in court since his… »10/08/15 1:05pmThursday 1:05pm

AHS: Hotel Premiere Includes Lady Gaga as Crazy Sex Vampire and a Rape Scene

A drag queen walks into an elevator with a cop and says, “You’ve lost something and now you’re frozen in time. Can’t go forward, can’t go back.” Not the set-up for an “amirite” joke but, apparently, an overly on-the-nose scene that hints at what’s going on in American Horror Story: Hotel, the follow-up to last year’s … »10/08/15 10:30amThursday 10:30am

Universities Revoke Honorary Degrees Given to Bill Cosby

In wake of the sexual allegations made against Bill Cosby by more than 40 women, Marquette University in Wisconsin and Fordham University in New York have both decided to pull the honorary degrees they bestowed to the comedian years ago. Fordham presented Cosby with an honorary doctorate of fine arts degree in 2001,… »9/27/15 5:00pm9/27/15 5:00pm

Reporter Covering Patrick Kane Rape Allegations Receives Barrage of Twitter Threats

Julie DiCaro, a former lawyer and current anchor for Chicago sports radio station 670 The Score, has been covering the rape allegations against hockey star Patrick Kane. And for that, of course, DiCaro is being punished by an angry Twitter mob. She tweeted Friday that she’s not at work after receiving a credible… »9/25/15 12:15pm9/25/15 12:15pm

UVA Failed to Promptly Investigate Sexual Assault Claims, Feds Say

The U.S. Department of Education announced Monday afternoon that their investigation found that the University of Virginia has a “mixed record” in responding to reports of sexual violence and sexual harassment on campus. Among other things, according to a press release from the ED, UVA failed to promptly investigate… »9/22/15 9:30am9/22/15 9:30am

In Cosby: The Women Speak, Victims Share Tragic Stories and Eerie Pictures

On Thursday, A&E aired Cosby: The Women Speak, a collection of interviews with the alleged sexual assault victims of comedian Bill Cosby. To watch the over a dozen women recount what happened to them was sobering and harrowing, not to mention likely empowering for them, because they are finally being heard. »9/18/15 11:45am9/18/15 11:45am

No One Thinks to Call It Rape When You're a Sex Worker

I wouldn’t say that I was raped that night, but that’s not because I can’t be. And just in that sad assertion—that someone could hypothetically rape me—I’m in disagreement with an editorial published in this weekend’s Chicago Sun-Times, in which writer Mary Mitchell essentially argued that sex workers cannot be raped.… »9/16/15 5:00pm9/16/15 5:00pm

Iraqi Woman Forced Into Sex Slavery Kills ISIS Commander 

An unidentified Iraqi woman captured by ISIS and forced into sex slavery has killed one of the commanders of the terrorist organization. Three months prior, commander Abu Amas (his nom de guerre) forced her into marriage with several of his fellow militants. According to Saeed Mamouzini, spokesperson for the Kurdistan… »9/08/15 6:40pm9/08/15 6:40pm

'I'm A Victim': Margaret Cho Reveals History Of Sexual Abuse

Margaret Cho was raped and sexually molested numerous times growing up, she revealed in an interview with Billboard published on Wednesday. The interview was arranged in anticipation of the launch of her “psyCHO” comedy and music tour on October 2, as well as her untitled album which addresses her abuse. »9/03/15 7:00pm9/03/15 7:00pm