Boston Uber Driver Charged With Kidnapping, Sexual Assault

A Boston Uber driver has been accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a young woman earlier this month, the umpteenth time an Uber passenger has reportedly been assaulted recently. Alejandro Done, 46, is charged with rape, assault to rape, kidnapping, and assault and battery. He's accused of driving his… » 12/18/14 3:50pm Today 3:50pm

CBC Plans to Scrub the Archives of Jian Ghomeshi's Old Show 

At this point, a whopping 23 women have accused former Q host Jian Ghomeshi of sexual assault or harassment. Meanwhile, Ghomeshi's old employer, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, continues to relentlessly flub their handling of the situation. Earlier this week they announced plans to pull down the archived Q » 12/17/14 2:15pm Yesterday 2:15pm

Whoopi Goldberg Cannot Comprehend Beverly Johnson's Cosby Allegations

Supermodel Beverly Johnson appeared on The View this morning to discuss the recent Vanity Fair article in which she alleges that Bill Cosby drugged her in the mid '80s at the height of The Cosby Show. Naturally, this meant bumping heads with The View's resident rape apologist, Whoopi Goldberg. » 12/15/14 4:40pm Monday 4:40pm

Columbia Rape Protesters Pay Fine With Giant Check Written On Mattress

Student anti-rape activists at Columbia University issued an extra-long Fuck You to the school's administration today by dumping a mock-check written on a mattress in the University President's office. The delivery featured the same kind of mattress the students were fined for damaging when they used them to protest… » 12/15/14 4:20pm Monday 4:20pm

Rape Is Part of My Truth, and the Truth of Many Other Women

When Rolling Stone issued its retraction, my greatest fear was that we would once again have a curtain of silence, where young women feel too afraid to share their truth. And while I have no interest in reliving the experience or pinning culpability on anyone, that curtain of silence is why I am sharing my story today… » 12/15/14 9:05am Monday 9:05am

Alleged Cosby Victim Sues Bill Cosby For Calling Her a Liar

Retired attorney Tamara Green has been publicly accusing Bill Cosby of raping her for just shy of a decade. But enough time had passed since the commission of the crime—which Green says occurred in the early 1970s—that the statute of limitations expired long ago. Green now seems to have found a way around that. » 12/10/14 2:10pm 12/10/14 2:10pm

​The Invisible President: How Obama's Ignored Military Sexual Assault

One year ago this month, I was invited to meet with the White House about the crisis of sexual assault in the military. The meeting was rushed, and had the feeling of a pre-Christmas publicity stunt. The President was nowhere to be seen. His senior advisors insisted that the Commander in Chief cared about the issue… » 12/08/14 3:10pm 12/08/14 3:10pm

CW's Royal Teen Drama Reign Showed a Graphic Rape Scene

Reign—the CW's cheesy and historically inaccurate drama about a teen Mary Queen of Scots (by way of Coachella)—is no stranger to scenes featuring sex and violence, but last night's episode, which featured the graphic rape of one of the series' lead characters, has many viewers saying that the show has taken things too… » 12/05/14 6:10pm 12/05/14 6:10pm

Here's What UVA Students Are Saying About Rolling Stone on YikYak

Sabrina Rubin Erdely's Rolling Stone piece about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia was immediately incendiary, and the magazine's partial retraction feels much the same way. From a source in Charlottesville, here's a sample of what students at UVA are currently saying on YikYak, the anonymous gossip… » 12/05/14 5:10pm 12/05/14 5:10pm

FSU Star Says the Only Thing As Bad As Rape Is Being Accused Of Rape

Jameis Winston is a victim: a victim of being accused of rape, according to him. The Florida State University football star, who was accused of sexually assaulting a fellow student in 2012, maintained his innocence in a student conduct hearing this week before the Florida Supreme Court, reading from a statement in his… » 12/04/14 11:50am 12/04/14 11:50am

Shia LaBeouf's Collaborators Confirm the Actor's Alleged Rape

Following a recent interview in which Shia LaBeouf divulged that he was raped during his #IAMSORRY performance art project last winter, noted dick bucket Piers Morgan repeatedly questioned the actor's allegations, saying (among too many other things) that LaBeouf's "claim to have been 'raped' is truly pathetic &… » 12/01/14 2:00pm 12/01/14 2:00pm

The Former Basketball Player Who Brought Down Bill Cosby

Without Andrea Constand, none of this happens. Bill Cosby is still America's No. 1 dad, still beloved for giving us the Huxtables and Fat Albert, still embraced in too many corners of the country for telling young black men to pull up their pants, still selling out arena after arena. » 11/26/14 3:42pm 11/26/14 3:42pm

Those Rape Allegations Are Really Ruining Bill Cosby's Cachet

The rape allegations relentlessly surfacing against Bill Cosby like Cheerios in milk aren't just ruining his television career, but also his marketing opportunities: Dude has officially dropped from #3 most trusted celebrity, in the upper echelon with Tom Hanks and Betty White, to a lowly #2,615. » 11/25/14 5:30pm 11/25/14 5:30pm