A Chat with Sweet/Vicious Creator Jenn Kaytin Robinson About Complex Women and Kicking Ass 

In the opening scene of MTV’s new comedy Sweet/Vicious, a masked invader armed with a knife pins a twentysomething man to the floor of his bedroom. “Do you know this girl?” the masked figure, voice disguised, asks him. “Are you scared? Do you feel powerless? Do I have consent?” The man, frightened and bruised, agrees…

Berkeley Professor Accused of Sexual Harassment Files Defamation Lawsuits Against Alleged Victims 

Blake Wentworth, an assistant professor in University of California-Berkeley’s South and Southeast Asian studies department, has filed a defamation lawsuit against three women—two graduate students and one former undergraduate—who accused him of repeated sexual harassment. In the lawsuit, Wentworth accuses the three…

Two Students Involved in Alleged Sexual Assault at Michigan Frat File Separate Lawsuits

At the University of Michigan, two students have filed lawsuits over an alleged sexual assault that took place at a fraternity party in January. One lawsuit, filed by the alleged perpetrator, asks a federal court to strike down the Michigan’s ruling that he violated the university’s policy on sexual misconduct. His…

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After Richmond Student Writes Viral Essay About Her Rape Case, the University Calls Her a Liar 

Earlier this week, Cecilia Carreras, a student at the University of Richmond, published an essay on the Huffington Post contributor’s network in which she detailed her sexual assault and the university’s response. In the post, “There’s a Brock Turner in All of o(UR) Lives,” Carreras alleges that she was raped by in an…

Student Disciplined for Sexual Assault Will Sue Columbia University for 'Anti-Male Bias'

Last week, a federal appeals court resuscitated a lawsuit accusing Columbia University of gender discrimination against men, specifically in the university’s handling and application Title IX investigations. John Doe’s lawsuit, which was previously dismissed by a lower court, was filed under Title IX, and claims that…