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Man with 19 Accusers Declares April Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Here are a few of the ways the Trump administration has rolled back protections for sexual assault survivors and worked to silence the voices of women who have come forward to report abuse.
Kimberly Lawson
4.2.18
Sex machina
Sex machina

I Confronted the Men Who Sent Me Unsolicited Dick Pics

Not that I recommend doing it, or even having conversations with men at all.
Maria Yagoda
1.26.18
sexual assault
sexual assault

Man Caught Groping Woman on CCTV Says He 'Just Had to' Do It

Jesse Ratu was on her way home from a morning walk when she was groped by a man who told her that he "just had to" do it.
Sirin Kale
1.16.18
Culture
Culture

The Unsettling Spectacle of Addressing Abuse at Hollywood's 'Party of the Year'

"We have a lot to talk about," read a tagline for this year's Golden Globes. But most men in attendance didn't get the memo—and certain alleged abusers weren't discussed at all.
Callie Beusman
1.9.18
reproductive rights
reproductive rights

Anti-Choice Congressman Reportedly Offered Aide $5 Million to Carry His Child

Ultra-conservative Rep. Trent Franks, who obsessively attacks women's right to choose, reportedly asked female staffers if they'd act as surrogates for him—and they worried he wanted to impregnate them through sex.
Kimberly Lawson
12.9.17
sexual assault
sexual assault

Lawyer Sentenced to Jail for Saying Women in Ripped Jeans Should Be Raped

Egyptian conservative Nabih al-Wahsh told viewers on a TV panel show that men had a "national duty" to rape women who wore denim.
Sirin Kale
12.6.17
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

Garbage 'Apologies' From Men in Power Prove They Don't Understand Consent

Statements from men accused of sexual misconduct have largely sidestepped the allegations against them, using shrouded​ language to divert attention and willfully misconstrue definitions of harassment and assault.
Allie Volpe
11.22.17
sexual violence
sexual violence

This Drama Workshop Is Teaching Kids About Sexual Harassment—And How To Challenge It

How do you educate schoolkids about complicated issues like sexism and sexual violence? The answer might lie in a unique drama workshop being trialled in London and northeast England.
Sirin Kale
11.17.17
sexual harassment
sexual harassment

'Is This Our Watershed Moment?'

As the sexual misconduct allegations against high profile men—from Kevin Spacey to Louis C.K. to Harvey Weinstein—continue to mount, advocates for survivors ask if this snowballing momentum of accusations will finally create a cultural shift.
Kimberly Lawson
11.9.17
SEXISM
SEXISM

After Viral Letter Against Sexism, Women Artists Call to Expose 'Fake Allies'

In less that two days, over 9,000 artists, curators, and directors signed a letter decrying sexual harassment in the art community. Broadly spoke with women artists about what they want to see from the campaign to eradicate sexism in the art industry.
Linda Yang
11.2.17
politics
politics

Women Share Their Stories of Sexual Harassment and Sexism in Parliament

"He would get drunk and lunge at me."
Sirin Kale
11.2.17
sexual assault
sexual assault

Models Have No Real Recourse When They're Sexually Harassed On Set

In the aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein allegations, models have begun speaking out about sexual abuse in the fashion industry, where young and vulnerable women and men are too often exploited. A proposed law in New York would help change that.
Gabby Bess
10.23.17