'Law and Justice Aren't the Same': Interview With a UVA Rape Survivor

In the history of UVA, only 14 students have ever been found guilty of sexual misconduct. One of these cases was adjudicated in September 2006, while I was attending the school as an undergrad, and—though I didn't know it at the time—in class with the woman (who we'll call Kelly in this interview) who'd spent 10… » 11/24/14 2:44pm Monday 2:44pm

Report: N.J. High School Football Players Sexually Assaulted Freshmen

Sayreville (N.J.) Superintendent of Schools Richard Labbe cancelled Sayreville War Memorial High School's football season Monday amid claims of hazing, though the details were unknown. But a parent of a Sayreville player talked to NJ.com today, and what happened sounds horrific and inhumane. » 10/08/14 5:04pm 10/08/14 5:04pm

Post Prom Rapist Jocks Facing Hundreds of Years in Prison

The Calhoun, Georgia case of three star high school athletes who allegedly sexually assaulted a girl at a post-prom party has taken a decidedly un-Steubenville-like turn, as instead of getting slaps on the wrists, the three defendants face hundreds of years in prison. Georgia prosecutors are not fucking around. » 8/06/14 6:35pm 8/06/14 6:35pm

What to Do When Your Rapist Is a Varsity Athlete

Their first interaction was him complimenting her watch. Then he began snapchatting her, texting her. It wasn't until he began following her on Instagram that she realized that he was a senior on her school's NCAA division 1 basketball team. And it wasn't until he raped her on the night before Easter that she realized… » 6/17/14 2:22pm 6/17/14 2:22pm

Shut the Fuck Up, Jim Harbaugh

Jim Harbaugh is the coach of the NFL's San Francisco 49ers. He's best known for blowing Super Bowls, wearing awful pants, and generally acting like a fucking child and consummate dick. Apparently, ol' Jim couldn't wait another two weeks for the NFL Draft to remind everyone that he's a shitmouth, so he decided to say… » 4/26/14 9:29am 4/26/14 9:29am

Colin Kaepernick Responds To Allegations Of Sexual Assault

Via his Twitter account, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has responded to reports about his alleged involvement in a "suspicious incident" that is currently being investigated by the Miami police. He took particular issue with TMZ's report, which stated that Kaepernick is being investigated for sexual assault. » 4/11/14 11:48am 4/11/14 11:48am

Darren Sharper Accusations: 11 Druggings, 7 Alleged Rapes

Earlier today, details started to emerge about the charges against Darren Sharper, former NFL safety, and the alleged rapes he is connected to. As the day went on, more information made its way out, adding to the scope of the accusations, and at times conflating details. Now we have an official document from Los… » 2/14/14 7:43pm 2/14/14 7:43pm

Report: Darren Sharper Allegedly Drugged, Raped Women In Four States

Last month, former NFL safety Darren Sharper was arrested on the suspicion of rape, connected to sexual assaults that occurred in October 2013 and January 2014. He was also connected to a third incident that happened in September 2013. Now TMZ is reporting that Sharper drugged the women with zolpidem and morphine, and… » 2/14/14 12:11pm 2/14/14 12:11pm

​Who Wants to Remember Bill Cosby's Multiple Sex-Assault Accusations?

The thing about Dylan Farrow's open letter accusing her father, Woody Allen, of sexual abuse is: There was not much really new about it. It was new that Dylan Farrow herself was signing her name to the accusations, but Vanity Fair had covered the case, in grim detail, more than two decades ago. » 2/04/14 5:40pm 2/04/14 5:40pm

Jock Culture Isn't Rape Culture When Women Are Playing Sports

Lizzy Seeberg, Daisy Coleman, the Steubenville rape victim — all three young women were targeted by young men who had two things in common: they felt entitled to the bodies of women regardless of whether the women consented to sexual contact, and all were athletes. But a similar attitude about having a sexual "right"… » 10/28/13 5:19pm 10/28/13 5:19pm