crime

crime

Anti-Abortion 'Terrorist' Who Shot George Tiller Is Out of Jail

Army of God extremist Shelley Shannon described her attempted murder of the abortion doctor as "holy, most righteous thing I've ever done."
Sirin Kale
11.8.18
sexual assault

‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’ Director Accused of Sexual Assault

A 29-year-old actress alleges that Abdellatif Kechiche sexually assaulted her at a dinner party in Paris this year.
Sirin Kale
11.2.18
Culture

Sylvester Stallone Won't Face Sexual Assault Charges

A Los Angeles District Attorney's office dropped a 30-year-old sexual assault charge against the "Rocky" actor due to "insufficient evidence."
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
10.31.18
#metoo

Topshop Owner Philip Green Accused of Sexual Harassment, Racist Abuse

“He loved that I was scared,” one woman said of her alleged encounter with the British businessman.
Sirin Kale
10.25.18
Culture

Lana Del Rey Opens Up About Her Stalker Who Brought Knife to Show

After Lana Del Rey's convicted stalker was sentenced to one year in prison through a plea deal, the singer shared her thoughts on Twitter.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
10.24.18
Unfollow Me

This Influential UK Parliamentary Committee Just Backed a Stalkers Register

The Home Affairs Select Committee, which advises British lawmakers on policy, announced its support of a national database of serial stalkers and domestic abuse perpetrators.
Sirin Kale
10.21.18
crime

Feminist Activists Fear Misandry Could Become a Hate Crime in the UK

Prejudice against men could be outlawed under proposed changes to the law, but some women fear that men's rights activists could abuse the protections to silence them.
Sirin Kale
10.17.18
Sextortion

What It's Like to Experience Sextortion as a Teen

In 2016, the Department of Justice called sextortion "the most significantly growing threat to children.” This month, a new study asked over 5,000 teens directly about their experiences with sextortion.
Kimberly Lawson
10.11.18
sex work

A Migrant Trans Sex Worker's Murder Has Set Off Protests Around the World

Vanesa Campos was lethally shot in a Parisian park in August. Sex workers across the world are joining forces to protest how authorities fail to keep women like Campos safe.
Frankie Mullin
9.21.18
sexual violence

'Incomprehensible': Elizabeth Smart Reacts to Her Kidnapper's Early Release from Prison

When Elizabeth Smart was 14, Wanda Barzee helped her ex-husband rape and abuse her for nine months. Now, after serving 15 years in jail, Barzee is set to be released next week.
Sirin Kale
9.12.18
crime

Man Who Leaked Jennifer Lawrence's Nudes Sentenced to 8 Months in Prison

George Garofano was sentenced to eight months in prison after pleading guilty for computer hacking that resulted in "The Fappening," which leaked intimate photos of actresses including Jennifer Lawrence and Scarlett Johansson.
Zing Tsjeng
8.30.18
prison

Women-Led Initiatives Are Closing the Gender Gap in Prison Coding Programs

Coding bootcamps for prisoners have been around since 2014, but they used to be exclusively for men. Girl Develop It is one of the women-led programs tackling that problem.
Zara Stone
8.3.18
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