Zahara Green’s recent lawsuit against prison officials may reveal how the state is failing to protect transgender people — or even recognize them.
Judy Huth, one of about 20 women who has accused Bill Cosby sex crimes, filed a lawsuit against the comedian earlier this month.
In a statement released Monday, Camille O. Cosby blasted the media’s coverage of the rape and drugging allegations made against her husband, and cited Rolling Stone’s University of Virginia rape story in calling it unfair. “There appears to be no vetting of my husband’s accusers before stories are published or aired.”
My rapist came from the same insular Indian-American community at my university as I did. Why did that make it harder for people to believe what happened?
Police announced that the drones, likely outfitted with thermal and night-vision cameras, will patrol the north district as early as next month. The decision to deploy them was made, in part, after an Uber driver was accused of raping a woman.
“If Vonnegut could see through myths about war, why couldn’t he transcend myths about sexual violence?”
The car service company claims it will audit its rider feedback and is “assessing” how it screens employees. Uber has been under fire in India and around the world after a woman said she was raped by a New Delhi driver.
Last year, when I was 17, I was sexually assaulted by a much older man. I’m gradually learning how to talk about it — and make myself whole again.
Police in New Delhi questioned an Uber executive on Tuesday about the company’s procedures for checking drivers’ backgrounds, officials told the Associated Press. It’s part of the investigation after a 26-year-old passenger accused drive Shiv Kumar Yadav of raping her on Friday.
The way the magazine bungled its exposé of rape culture at UVA has caused irreparable damage to survivors — and given ammunition to those already disinclined to believe them.
The co-founder of End Rape on Campus on why the Rolling Stone retraction affects all survivors of sexual assault.
The announcement came two days after a woman was attacked by her Uber driver while on her way home from work the night of Dec. 6.
She’s here to break the stigma associated with rape, and to put an end to gender-based violence.
I woke up naked to find three boys from my school sexually assaulting me. The aftermath was almost as bad.
A note that initially said the magazine “misplaced” its trust in an alleged gang rape victim was edited Saturday to say the “mistakes are on Rolling Stone.”
Watching the disintegration of Rolling Stone’s story has been a brutal reminder of the enormous chasm of understanding that too often stands between journalists and survivors.
My rapist was my boyfriend, and all I could think was: How did I end up here?
A sexual assault survivor argues that assailants’ and victims’ accounts should not be given the same amount of weight.
The activist in me felt like I was speaking on behalf of all the survivors I’d met. But the young lady in me felt pressure not to ruffle any feathers.
“Just tell us you’re making it up.”
I did everything you were supposed to do, twice, and the system failed me in two separate spheres.
I always thought if I was a victim of sexual assault, I would report it. It wasn’t so easy.
The magazine issued a note to readers saying there were “discrepancies in Jackie’s account, and we have come to the conclusion that our trust in her was misplaced.” The fraternity has issued a statement claiming there are major inconsistencies in her story.
Mark Geragos stands by his allegations that the producer raped the pop star, even after both parties emphatically deny the claim.
The Australian Target retailer banned the game after critics said the game was grooming a generation of boys to tolerate violence against women.
“It happens every day. It’s really scary and it’s sad.”
An exclusive look at how the viral YouTube video tricked the world. BuzzFeed News’ Ryan Broderick talks to Stephen Zhang.
TL;DR – this incident is another direct consequence of a culture that allows the violent policing of Indian women’s bodies.
The Berklee School of Music and Cosby’s alma mater, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, both distanced themselves from the entertainer on Wednesday.
Nine women had come forward with allegations against Ghomeshi in recent months. The judge released him on bail and imposed a publication ban on all evidence and allegations presented at the trial.