A “Blurred Lines” parody video in which men dance shirtless was briefly removed from YouTube after being flagged as “inappropriate,” sending a clear message that the idea of women dominating submissive men is unsuitable.
Amid an ongoing public debate about alcohol and rape, especially with regard to teenagers and young adults, an ad for Hope Pregnancy Center in Thursday’s Texas A&M newspaper asks students if a night out at the local bars “[made] them” pregnant.
Although shirts with slogans including “I’m a sensitive guy. I only rape pregnant women” were pulled from the site, a shop on the online marketplace Etsy still sells t-shirts that use ableist language.
The attorney of a pastor accused of handing out “wanted” posters for a Wichita clinic operator says the pastor is protected by the First Amendment.
By failing to equip women to understand their own agency and bodily autonomy, the evangelical purity movement creates an environment that is ripe for rape.
The accidental overdose of a 26-year-old man who accused a former Philadelphia priest of raping him as a child underscores Pennsylvania’s battle over the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse.
A Minnesota case highlights the discretion prosecutors have when charging crimes that involve the death of a fetus.
Too many boys think it is OK to have sex with girls who have not consented. They think it is OK to have sex with girls who are so drunk they could not possibly consent. They think it is OK to have sex with girls who are completely unconscious. And we let them do it. It’s time to admit we have a problem.
The Portland City Council’s Public Safety, Health and Human Services Committee unanimously passed an ordinance establishing a 39-foot “patient safety zone” outside the women’s health clinic.
After being accused of sexual harassment by at least 18 women and being forced to resign, former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has pleaded guilty to false imprisonment and battery charges.