On Tuesday, Rashad Deihim and Kailyn Bonia were convicted of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl in the woods near an elementary school in Saugus, Massachusetts. In a sick twist, the incident was captured on Snapchat and sent around to others—a move that, awful as it was, likely helped save the teenager’s life and…
New stories of Jacob Applebaum’s alleged sexual misconduct have surfaced since the developer and well-known computer security and privacy advocate stepped down from his staff position at the Tor Project last week.
Following criticism of Siri’s inadequate responses to the phrase “I was raped,” Apple has made its voice assistant better equipped to react to questions about sexual assault.
John Hagmann’s misconduct hearing with the Virginia Board of Medicine was today. He didn’t show up. But students he had allegedly abused were there, and testified how Hagmann subjected them to invasive medical procedures, bizarre drug- and alcohol-fueled “cognition” experiments, and sexual assault.
A team of recent graduates from North Carolina State are developing a new kind of nail polish that changes color when it's exposed to date rape drugs. Just stirring a sketchy drink with a finger could let a woman know she's being targeted for assault. Although a little odd, it does sound like a pretty good idea.
A horrifying story out of Missouri: A mother was run out of a small town after her daughter blacked out at a party filled with older high school athletes and was left, with clear marks of rape, on the front lawn of her home in freezing weather.
Last week, a gross, rapey email sent to the entirety Georgia Tech's Phi Kappa Tau fraternity by the house's social chair went viral. Rightfully so; it was a rapey, misogynistic piece of trash that referred to getting women as "luring rapebait." Now, the author of the infamous letter has offered an apology— and a damn…
From the "Videos That Will Give You Nightmares" department: KLAS in Las Vegas has obtained tape of family court marshals illegally arresting a woman accusing one of them of sexual assault—as the presiding officer ignores her pleas for help or explanation.
Today, the ACLU announced that it is filing a federal lawsuit on behalf of prisoners at the East Mississippi Correctional Facility, a private prison in Meridian, Mississippi. The suit alleges that EMCF is "hyper-violent, grotesquely filthy and dangerous." One example of the jail's dangers: this handwritten letter from…
According to several reports coming out of Philadelphia, a former “hero cop” who was once rewarded for his bravery in the line of duty with a seat next First Lady Michelle Obama during a presidential speech is being held on $60 million bail (apparently one of the highest in Philadelphia history) for allegedly raping…
Meet Lt. Col. Jeff Krusinski. Lt. Col. Krusinksi is the head of the Air Force’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program. This weekend, Lt. Col. Krusinksi was arrested for—you guessed it—sexual assault.
Over 30,000 Rape-Axe condoms are being handed out free at South Africa's World Cup. While they won't stop rape, the condoms (worn by women) have jagged-teeth inside to tear penises up, and can only be removed by doctors.
They might. They might even need a Very Special Episode or two, because - as Spider-Man has just demonstrated - many rapes in comics are unacknowledged. And they aren't the ones you're thinking of.