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Irish Women Protest Use of Teen's 'Lacy Thong' as Evidence of Consent in Rape Trial 

Last week in Cork, Ireland, a 27-year-old man was found not guilty of raping a 17-year-old girl, as reported by the Irish Examiner. In the defense’s closing argument, his lawyer asked the jury to consider the teenage girl’s underwear. “You have to look at the way she was dressed,” the defense lawyer said. She added…

Another Uber Driver Is Accused of Raping a Passenger Another Uber Driver Is Accused of Raping a Passenger

A Boston woman says she was raped by an Uber driver early Tuesday morning following her birthday party at the Wild Rover bar in Faneuil Hall, the Boston Globe reports.

Women Still Waiting to Resolve Civil Suit Against Daniel Holtzclaw and His Police Department  Women Still Waiting to Resolve Civil Suit Against Daniel Holtzclaw and His Police Department 

Ex-cop Daniel Holtzclaw received 263 years in prison back in 2016 for repeatedly assaulting black women on the job, but those women are still waiting for Oklahoma City police to resolving their civil suit and earn monetary damages for what they experienced.

Student's School Essay About Being Raped Sends Man to Prison for 20 Years Student's School Essay About Being Raped Sends Man to Prison for 20 Years

A high school student’s essay led to the arrest of a man who admitted raping her and her two sisters when they were children.

Bryan Singer Preemptively Refutes Alleged Forthcoming 'Negative' Article Bryan Singer Preemptively Refutes Alleged Forthcoming 'Negative' Article

Director Bryan Singer claims a) Esquire is planning to publish a “negative” article about him, and that b) it’s predicated on a “reckless disregard for the truth,” in a post he uploaded to Instagram on Monday.

A Woman in Missouri Was Raped Hours After Attending a #MeToo Rally A Woman in Missouri Was Raped Hours After Attending a #MeToo Rally

A Missouri woman was raped just hours after attending a #MeToo rally at Park Central Square in Springfield, MO on Saturday, the Springfield News-Leader reports.

Jean-Claude Arnault Convicted of Rape After His Sexual Assault Allegations Threw Swedish Academy Into Disarray Jean-Claude Arnault Convicted of Rape After His Sexual Assault Allegations Threw Swedish Academy Into Disarray

A Swedish court has convicted Jean-Claude Arnault of rape, months after sexual assault and harassment allegations surrounding the French photographer and husband of a woman who sits on the Swedish Academy, rocked the Academy and led to no one getting the Nobel Prize in Literature this year.

How Many Women Have To Bleed?  How Many Women Have To Bleed? 

NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania—How many women must bleed to be heard? How many times? Once is not enough. It must be dozens, if not hundreds, of times. You need to do it under oath. You need to do it on camera. You need to let the lawyers and politicians and everyone on the internet call you and your family and your friends…

Padma Lakshmi Wrote About Why She Didn't Report Her Rape Padma Lakshmi Wrote About Why She Didn't Report Her Rape

A lot of bad faith and genuinely cruel question have been asked in the media following sexual assault accusations made by two women—Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez—against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Among the worst is “Why didn’t she report her assault sooner?” Its this disingenuous concern that…

Bill Cosby Sentenced to 3 to 10 Years in Prison Bill Cosby Sentenced to 3 to 10 Years in Prison

NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania—Bill Cosby was sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison on Tuesday for the night in 2004 he drugged, then sexually assaulted Andrea Constand in his Cheltenham home. Cosby—once a comedian so successful that having one of the most popular sitcoms in TV history was just a part of his…

Here Is Andrea Constand's Victim Impact Statement Here Is Andrea Constand's Victim Impact Statement

NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania—“To truly understand the impact that sexual assault has had on my life, you have to understand the person that I was before it happened.”

Rape, Romance, and Reality Television  Rape, Romance, and Reality Television 

Grant Robicheaux appeared a few years ago on the Bravo reality TV series The Online Dating Rituals of the American Male. Now, he stands accused of drugging and raping women.

Nick Carter Rape Case Won't Be Prosecuted  Nick Carter Rape Case Won't Be Prosecuted 

On Tuesday, TMZ reported that the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has declined to bring charges against Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter stemming from allegations that he raped singer Melissa Schuman in 2003, when she was 18. Law enforcement sources told TMZ the reason for the refusal to prosecute is…

Oregon Rock Photographer Thomas Oliver Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Rape and Sexual Assault Oregon Rock Photographer Thomas Oliver Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Rape and Sexual Assault

Thomas Oliver, a Portland-area indie rock photographer and videographer who worked as a cameraman on NBC’s Grimm, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for raping and assaulting 11 women and children, People reports.

Gérard Depardieu Accused of Raping a Young Actress Earlier This Month Gérard Depardieu Accused of Raping a Young Actress Earlier This Month

The prolific French actor Gérard Depardieu has been accused of rape and sexual assault by a young actress and author who says the incident took place earlier this month.

France Has Banned Street Harassment, Will Fine Catcallers France Has Banned Street Harassment, Will Fine Catcallers

On Wednesday, French lawmakers voted to outlaw street harassment, the enactment of which will soon be subject to fines of up to 750 euros (about $870), Reuters reports. The ban applies to gender-based harassment both in the streets and on public transit, according to the Washington Post.

Harvey Weinstein's Rape Case Defense: Accuser Sent Him Some Emails Harvey Weinstein's Rape Case Defense: Accuser Sent Him Some Emails

Harvey Weinstein,who could face life in prison for charges of a forcible sexual act and two counts of predatory sexual assault in New York, has plead not guilty. His latest defense, as first reported by TMZ, are “around 40 emails that will show he didn’t rape one of his accusers.”

All Over the World, Catholic Nuns Are Having Their Own #MeToo Movement All Over the World, Catholic Nuns Are Having Their Own #MeToo Movement

The Catholic Church, which has yet to meaningfully address cases of child sexual abuse throughout its parishes for years, must now face a new class of people speaking out about sexual abuse within the church: nuns emboldened by the #MeToo movement.

Russell Simmons Selling Off Property as Sexual Assault Allegations Grow Russell Simmons Selling Off Property as Sexual Assault Allegations Grow

Russell Simmons, who currently faces over a dozen accusations of sexual misconduct up to and including rape allegations, has begun selling off his private properties.

Brock Turner's Lawyer Insists to Appeals Court That His Client Wanted 'Outercourse' Brock Turner's Lawyer Insists to Appeals Court That His Client Wanted 'Outercourse'

Back in December, San Jose’s Mercury News reported that Brock Turner, the former Stanford swimmer who spent a mere three months in jail after being convicted on charges of assaulting and attempting to rape an intoxicated woman, was appealing this decision.

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