comic books
If you’re not threatened with rape, you’re told you’re not qualified, you’re not good enough, you’re not welcome here.
game of thrones
Watching the horrifying scene was painful, but I felt confident that it would spark some sort of online discussion about rape. It did -- but not the one I was expecting.
the style con
In (dis)honour of Nabokov’s narrator, I’ve dubbed it “Humbert culture” -- society’s steadfast commitment to sexualizing young girls and protecting men who prey on them.
rape
Pensacola Christian College markets itself as “one of the friendliest college campuses in America." In reality, it is one of the most dangerous places for abuse victims.
rape
Rape has never been about seduction. It has always been and will always be about power.
social media
Rape culture is not a bogeyman that causes rape, but a lens for looking at myths about rape.
rape
If you've been following the furore over "Divergent" this weekend, you probably know the scene I'm talking about.
in

Mar 26, 2014 at 12:30pm | 148 comments

sex work
Laws like Hawaii's "police exemption" are yet another example of state-sponsored rape, denying sex workers the right to autonomy over their bodies in the course of their work.
comedy
Rape jokes. Fill in the rest based on what you already believe.
in

Feb 24, 2014 at 1:00pm | 117 comments

triggers
sexual assault
But what if what happens after the rape, the offenses that are committed by the people that are supposed to protect you, what do you do if they are worse than the rape?
daisy coleman
I've seen the dark side of human nature. Now I'm going to protect my daughter with everything I've got.
comics
Let’s continue to find ways to grow as a community of fans and creators, to include everyone and give us a safe and welcoming place to call home.
rape
april kidwell
I’d been worried my whole life of being crazy and it turned out that diving into the crazy actually worked.
rape
Government interference with the operations of businesses should be anathema to Republicans, yet when it comes to abortion, their supposed core values go right out the window.
rape
The sexual exploitation of black girls continues to only be a problem for black girls. For the world at large? Not so much.
rape
When I was raped by a member of a popular fraternity 14 years ago, the sorority sisters I told were upset with me for reporting it because they were concerned about the potential backlash. Imagine if he'd been on the football team.
rape
Insisting that victims and survivors are responsible for what happened to them, of course, absolves society of responsibility when it comes to dealing with its rape problem.
issues
Rape is a lazy plot device that -- nine times out of ten -- ends up being handled in such a hamfisted way that it makes me throw things at the screen.
victim blaming
Yet another column takes the stand that the key to not getting raped is in not drinking. What's going on?
gang rape
The case was so outrageous that women’s groups across the country protested, supported local organizations trying to unseat her, and seethed in fury when she was ultimately retained.