A Cryptocurrency Pioneer Wrote About Sex With A Preteen Girl On His Blog. He Says It Was Fiction.
Cryptocurrency entrepreneur Gavin Wood wrote — and then deleted — a post about having sex with a preteen girl who was dying of AIDS. He says it was fiction.
Dozens More Women Say They Were Sexually Assaulted At Massage Envy
A mother and daughter said they were both assaulted — in separate rooms — after purchasing a special Mother’s Day package.
“Overly Aggressive” Prosecution Of Vulnerable Women For False Rape Claims Could Deter Victims From Reporting Assaults, MPs Have Warned
“No victim should be too scared to come forward to report a rape because of the fear of ending up in jail themselves.”
Hundreds Of Women In The UK Have Been Prosecuted For Lying About Rape
It’s not uncommon for judges to call these women “wicked”; one male judge said a convict had “betrayed the sisterhood”.
Massage Envy Announces Major Changes In Sexual Assault Policy
The changes come after a BuzzFeed News investigation that found more than 180 women had reported sexual assault at Massage Envy spas.
More Than 180 Women Have Reported Sexual Assaults At Massage Envy
Across the US, people go to Massage Envy spas in search of a soothing, affordable escape. More than 180 people say what they got instead was sexual assault. But the billion-dollar company says that’s not its problem to solve. A BuzzFeed News investigation.
Meet The Professor Who Says Sex In A Blackout Isn't Always Rape
Is it possible to voluntarily have sex while blackout drunk? Kim Fromme, one of the country’s foremost experts on alcohol-induced blackouts, isn’t afraid to say so, and has testified in high-profile sexual assault cases from Steubenville to Stanford.
After A College Student Killed Herself Following Her Alleged Rape, A Congressman Wants To Change The Law
The legislation is named in honor of the subject of a recent BuzzFeed News story. “We must ensure that victims of crime have access to assistance and can pursue justice,” Rep. Ted Poe said.
A College Student Accused A Powerful Man Of Rape. Then She Became A Suspect
When an Alabama college student told the police she was sexually assaulted, she did everything she thought she was supposed to do. She ended up killing herself.
UC Berkeley Was Warned About Its Star Professor Years Before Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
Documents obtained by BuzzFeed News show that multiple students complained to the University of California, Berkeley, about professor John R. Searle — years before he was accused of sexually harassing a former student and employee in a March 2017 lawsuit.
Maryland Victims No Longer Need To Prove They Physically Fought Their Rapists
Previously, "saying no" was not enough in Maryland, where rape victims had to show they forcibly resisted their assailants. The new law was prompted by a BuzzFeed News investigation.
A Former Student Says UC Berkeley’s Star Philosophy Professor Groped Her And Watched Porn At Work
A lawsuit alleges UC Berkeley professor John R. Searle sexually harassed, assaulted, and retaliated against a former student and employee — and that the university did nothing to stop him.
Maryland Lawmakers Say Its Rape Laws Need To Change
Maryland lawmakers are considering a range of bills, in response to a 2016 BuzzFeed News investigation into one of the state's largest police departments.
Behold These Awesome Little Kids Who Turned Out For The Women's March
Some were out to "stop the bullies."
More Than 200 People Arrested At Trump Inauguration Protests
The 217 people arrested were charged with rioting and will be presented in court on Saturday. Six police officers suffered minor injuries.
This Controversial Company Wants To Disrupt The Birth World
ProDoula wants to revolutionize the touchy-feely doula profession — and make millions of dollars along the way. Who really benefits from the for-profit company’s goal to rebrand doula work from a fundamental right to a luxury service?
College Trump Supporters: "We’re The New Counterculture"
The new campus radicals quietly voted for Trump — and they want you to stop whining about it.
Why People Are Unfriending Newly Public Trump Supporters
Formerly secretive Trump supporters are coming out of the woodwork, even if it means losing a Facebook friend — or 20.
Bill Clinton's Rape Accuser Says She Can Now "Let Go Of The Pain"
Juanita Broaddrick, the Arkansas woman who 17 years ago publicly accused Bill Clinton of sexually assaulting her in the 1970s, told BuzzFeed News that the Clintons' "control" over her "is gone."