The Big Bang Theory actor was dragged online after writing a New York Times op-ed that suggested women dress more modestly to avoid harassment from men.
Twitter silenced McGowan at a key moment because its enforcement tools don’t suit the realities of policing its users.
My father’s Alzheimer’s is erasing his memory of the years he emotionally abused me. Until the latest season of BoJack Horseman, I didn’t know how badly I needed to see someone else faced with the same never-ending crisis.
George Osborne Has Been Criticised In Parliament For Apparently Using "Violent" Language About Theresa May
Labour's Cat Smith said the ex-chancellor was not helping the problem of violence against women by apparently saying he wanted the PM "chopped up in bags in my freezer".
Kangana Ranaut's unapologetically progressive choices have us ready to applaud her every move. So it's disappointing that we're mostly being made to applaud the messy end of a messy affair.
Media hype has gotten parents, teachers and even the government more interested in a fake epidemic than a real one.
In this excerpt from Gabriel Tallent's debut novel My Absolute Darling, 14-year-old Turtle encounters two lost teenage boys in the wilderness.
In the video, the child complains of having a headache as she cries bitterly, but the teacher intimidates and even slaps her, forcing her to continue the lesson.
We don't do enough to teach young Indian boys that they are vulnerable. Pehredaar Piya Ki is making matters worse by normalising predatory relationships.
"There is still much work to be done.”
Even with a sharper focus on abuse in 2017, a concerning number of reports of clear-cut harassment still seem to slip through the cracks.
That shiny blue shield isn't going to stop creepy exes, though.
Federal officials investigated just 225 out of 33,126 complaints of sexual and physical abuse in immigration detention centers, an advocacy group found.
"A lesson for those who harass us, [we] will drag you out of your ratholes."
Google, Facebook, and Twitter were accused of creating "platforms for racists" in a bruising Westminster hearing today.
A video has resurfaced of the former Breitbart senior editor attacking survivors of clerical abuse and falsely asserting that there is a "disproportionate overlap" between gay men and paedophiles.
20-year-old Kaur has decided to take some time off social media after she received rape threats and was trolled for her comments on the Ramjas college violence.
An attorney said her alleged abuser may have been the one who tipped off immigration agents.
The Facebook comments by an Oklahoma deputy sheriff came in response to Russia passing a new law decriminalizing domestic violence cases where “substantial bodily harm” does not occur.
The company announces changes to timeline and search designed to hide "potentially abusive or low-quality" tweets and a policy update intended to crack down on abusive accounts from repeat offenders.
Und ich kann nicht mal einen Ikea-Schrank aufbauen.
Twitter suspended Alexandra Brodsky's account after she tweeted the anti-Semitic images trolls sent her.
Every suspension enforced by Twitter sets a precedent. Its users deserve to know why.
"A guy in at a club in Goa groped me from behind and told me that my lips were perfect for a blow job and then followed me around asking for one."
"No freedom for speaking up," said one Cuban, who was only willing to speak anonymously for fear of being jailed. "People of the government is not good."
"I wasn’t scared or sad, I had never felt so strong in my entire life. After all I had been through I knew I could handle any kind of situation."
Accepting that I couldn’t force my sister out of her violent relationship was the best thing I could do for both of us.
Community groups in east London warn the circulation of the "disturbing" footage could cause additional harm including revenge attacks.
According to Twitter’s rules, “you may not promote violence against or directly attack or threaten other people on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religious affiliation, age, disability, or disease.”
"Niki is dead and nothing we do leads to another outcome so I would rather other families not go through that experience."
An abusive ex convinced me he was special because he celebrated my not-thin body. When I lost weight, he lost his leverage over me.
Ruth Smeeth said: "He should be naming and shaming some of the worst perpetrators who are doing it in his name."
"What scared me was the injustice of a gang of people jumping against me for such a sick cause."
"Maybe I'll quit everything, move up to San Fran and sit at Twitter HQ and do it myself."
"I love you Twitter, but please get it together. Stand up for your users who deserve better."
Patients get beaten. Their assailants walk free. New York’s special agency dedicated to preventing abuse has vast prosecutorial power – and hardly ever uses it.
Just because it's not physical doesn't mean it's not abuse.
"It's important to be abused, because no one is perfect."
New photos that show actress Amber Heard with a busted lip and bruising were purportedly taken after an alleged 2015 altercation with Johnny Depp.
"His personal life is just that. Personal."
Lincolnshire police has acknowledged the historical abuse case, first revealed by BuzzFeed News, would be handled differently now, and apologised to victims who felt justice had not been done.
"I just thought it was actually rather positive, because only one guy was screaming homophobic abuse at me rather than 20."
"I always thought, how could this happen to someone like me?"
"No one can make you feel like garbage and nobody deserves to feel that way."
Exclusive: In his first interview, a survivor called David reveals being groomed aged 15, being taken to dinners with MPs and then abused in the notorious Dolphin Square apartment block – and the long search for justice that followed.
A photo of the encounter is going viral on Facebook.
"Childhood sexual abuse is real. REALLY fucking real."
In light of new research on street harassment in Australia, BuzzFeed News spoke to four LGBT Australians about their experiences.