The Georgia Department of Corrections will not be forced to relocate Ashley Diamond, an inmate who said she’s been sexually assaulted in prison seven times in the last three years.
Welcome to the first installment of “16,” a BuzzFeed News series about ordinary people at the weirdest age. Meet an Atlanta teenager with trichotillomania who’s trying to be more than the girl in class who pulls her hair out.
For many victims who want to publicly tell their stories, anonymity for themselves or their assailants seems like the safe, smart decision. But as recent cases have shown, anonymity is no guarantee of protection from an increasingly hostile internet.
A 21-year-old Louisiana man said he was fired from a loan company after not agreeing to follow a female dress code.
Lawyers for Ashley Diamond, the transgender woman suing prison officials for denying her hormones, said they’re “pleased” and “reviewing the new policy.”
The magazine said Sunday it failed to properly report the story alleging a brutal gang rape out of “deference” to the alleged victim. But that’s not what the newly released Columbia Journalism School review of the reporting says.
The Obama administration weighs in on the case of Ashley Diamond, who said she was denied care when she entered prison after 17 years of hormone treatment, as previously reported by BuzzFeed News.
The New York Police Department confirmed to BuzzFeed News that a complaint was made against the famous producer.
A transgender woman housed in a Georgia prison for men alleges that the state has denied her hormone treatments and failed to protect her from rape, assault, and harassment.
Rolling Stone and Harper’s Bazaar both gave their February 2015 covers to the photographer long accused of sexual misconduct. It’s not just a comeback — it’s a statement.
Every year, a group of men and women who were sexually assaulted while incarcerated gather to write holiday cards to victims still behind bars.
In an upcoming book — So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed — the disgraced public relations executive gives her first interview since #HasJustineLandedYet.
Zahara Green’s recent lawsuit against prison officials may reveal how the state is failing to protect transgender people — or even recognize them.
The group behind KONY 2012 will shutter its U.S. office and spend a year in transition, planning to close by the end of 2015.
As Rolling Stone apologizes for “discrepancies” in its blockbuster campus rape story, BuzzFeed News has confirmed that former Phi Kappa Psi member Christopher Pivik has retained a lawyer who specializes in fighting back against sexual assault accusations.
The power of outcry momentum — and having a famous accuser.
Holtzclaw now faces 32 charges related to the sexual abuse of 13 women — up from 16 counts from 8 women, as detailed in a September BuzzFeed News story.
Calling all armchair detectives. How do your opinions of the Adnan Syed case stack up?
In a lawsuit, Zahara Green says that after she asked Georgia prison officials for protection, she found herself sharing a cell with the inmate who had been abusing her. Original reporting from BuzzFeed News’ Jessica Testa.
Prosecutors say Officer Daniel Holtzclaw made a mistake after a series of sexual assaults on black women in Oklahoma City — he profiled the wrong woman. His family says he’s a victim of “solicited testimony” from women who have “personal motives” to lie. BuzzFeed News reports from the Oklahoma County courtroom where, Wednesday, prosecutors described a pattern of sexual harassment and assault.