Tennessee's 'Secret Rape' Law Is Just as Stupid as it Sounds

Police in Tennessee have proposed a law that could make all details of rape cases — even the fact that a rape was committed in the first place — secret until the trial of the accused. Great news for police stations who can avoid being egged in the face by critical press; bad news for women who, you know, might want to… » 2/17/14 3:15pm 2/17/14 3:15pm

​Who Wants to Remember Bill Cosby's Multiple Sex-Assault Accusations?

The thing about Dylan Farrow's open letter accusing her father, Woody Allen, of sexual abuse is: There was not much really new about it. It was new that Dylan Farrow herself was signing her name to the accusations, but Vanity Fair had covered the case, in grim detail, more than two decades ago. » 2/04/14 4:48pm 2/04/14 4:48pm

Story of Teen Killing 43-Year-Old Boyfriend Is 11 Flavors of Bonkers

Today, USAToday and local media reported that a 16-year-old girl is being tried as an adult in the case of the murder of her 43-year-old boyfriend, who she killed "during sex" while her mother was in the other room. Missing from the story? Arizona's age of consent, which is 18. Everyone just kind of glossed over that. » 1/23/14 2:00pm 1/23/14 2:00pm

Police Release Rape-Themed Version of 'The Night Before Christmas'

Police in Nottinghamshire, England have managed to offend both the rape-averse and Disneyphiles with their new Christmas anti-rape PSA which they've called "The Nightmare Before Christmas." It's like "The Night Before Christmas," but with rape. » 12/13/13 1:10pm 12/13/13 1:10pm

Michigan Passes Bill Requiring Women to Purchase 'Rape Insurance'

Lifehack for ladies: planning ahead saves both time and money. For example, planning a week's meals in advance prevents late night Seamless binges. Investing in a 401K can feather the nest for a comfortable retirement. And buying rape insurance can save tons of money at the abortion clinic when you become pregnant with … » 12/12/13 12:30pm 12/12/13 12:30pm

Boom: Four Steubenville School Officials Indicted in Teen Rape Case

This morning, Ohio's Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine announced the findings of a grand jury investigation into the roles Steubenville school officials played in covering up the town's now-infamous sexual assault of a girl by football players a year ago in August. Among those charged? The school's… » 11/25/13 12:40pm 11/25/13 12:40pm

Cops Fumble Sexual Assault Investigation of Florida State Quarterback

A female Florida State student who accused the school's Heisman-contender quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual battery says that the police warned her against reporting the crime, since Tallahassee is a "big football town" and it might make her life more difficult if the public got wind of this sort of thing. You know,… » 11/20/13 4:15am 11/20/13 4:15am

Facebook Quietly Removes Roastbusters Page, Is Still Shitty

Shortly after we wrote about Facebook's refusal to remove a page glorifying the New Zealand Teen Rape Club known as the "Roast Busters," the page quietly disappeared from the social networking site. But don't bake Facebook any fucking cookies; there's still no way for users to report pages for "sexual violence." And other… » 11/15/13 4:20pm 11/15/13 4:20pm

Convicted Rapist Lawmaker Loses Concealed Gun License, Goes Apeshit

Meet admitted rapist and Idaho State Rep. Mark Patterson (R-Boise). On Sunday, Patterson received notice that his concealed carry license was being revoked because in 2007 and 2012, he lied on his permit application when he said he hadn't pled guilty to rape (Mark Patterson, in fact, did). Patterson is fighting back,… » 11/14/13 2:00pm 11/14/13 2:00pm

Facebook Doesn't Consider Page Honoring Rapists 'Violent'

The New Zealand teen rapists known as the Roast Busters met many of their victims over social media and had an active Facebook page where members of the group bragged about getting girls occasionally underaged girls drunk and then gang raping them. When news of their exploits broke in local media, the page disappeared. … » 11/12/13 4:00pm 11/12/13 4:00pm

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

New Zealand Teen Rapists' School Knew About Roast Busters, Did Nothing

As more details emerge about the self-styled New Zealand rape club that called itself the "Roast Busters," naturally, questions arise. Namely: What the fuck? Followed by: What kind of a malformed fucksticks do this kind of thing to other human beings? And, finally, the inevitable: How the fuck did this happen? It looks… » 11/08/13 11:30am 11/08/13 11:30am

What's Happening With The New Zealand Teen Rape Club Case? Not Enough.

Earlier this week, a group of privileged New Zealand teen boys called the Roast Busters made international news for basically being a social media-active gang rape club that the cops (and much of the community) ignored for years. Now — finally — it seems that the people who enabled and made excuses for the boys are in… » 11/07/13 11:20am 11/07/13 11:20am

World's Worst Gyno Took Secret Photos of Thousands of Patient Exams

Going to the gyno is enough of a pain in the cervix without the fear that the doctor between your legs is snapping pictures without your knowledge. But, for 9,000 ex-patients of deceased Johns Hopkins gynecologist Dr. Nikita Levy, that seemingly irrational fear may actually have been warranted. Bleargh. » 11/06/13 7:15pm 11/06/13 7:15pm