Checklists, Safe Words, and Interrupted Orgasms: How Directors Are Navigating Consent During 'Rough' Porn Shoots

Several years ago, Angie Rowntree was on a porn set—a stark, unadorned dungeon—watching as an actor fingered his female co-star. The woman, kneeling on a bench with her wrists secured in front of her, suddenly shifted her body and inhaled sharply. Rowntree, who was taking still photographs as the director filmed the…

Nova Scotia Judge Rules Woman Wasn't Raped by Taxi Driver Because ‘Clearly, a Drunk Can Consent’

A Halifax judge has sparked outrage across Nova Scotia after ruling that a taxi driver—found by police in the backseat of his cab with an unconscious woman who was naked from the breasts down—could not be charged with rape because there’s no way of determining whether or not the victim, highly intoxicated at the time,…

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Cool Guys at Ohio State University Offer 'Daughter Daycare' and Promise 'Dads, We'll Take it From Here'

Yesterday it was frat boys at Old Dominion University offering a “freshman daughter drop-off” via enormous bedsheet banners hanging off the sides of their balcony. Today, the very cool guys are at Ohio State University in Columbus, where an off-campus house full of seniors is getting a lot of attention for their own…