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Revenge Porn Will Soon Be Illegal in New York State

New York state lawmakers passed legislation on Thursday that would make revenge porn a crime punishable by up to one year in jail.
Marie Solis
3.1.19
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
revenge porn

Revenge Porn Bill in New York Killed After Google Campaign

Advocates blamed the tech company for helping to essentially kill a bill that would have made nonconsensual dissemination of sexually explicit images a crime in New York.
Kimberly Lawson
6.21.18
Power

'My Life Is Not Your Porn': Women Lead Historic Spy Cams Protest in South Korea

Thousands of women gathered in Seoul this Saturday to protest the ongoing problem of hidden spy cams, which are used to secretly record women in public spaces for pornography.
Kimberly Lawson
6.11.18
The Scarlet Letter Reports

Mischa Barton on How Being a Victim of Revenge Porn Continues to Haunt Her

For the Scarlet Letter Reports, Mischa Barton sits down with host Amanda Knox and recalls the moment she found out a nonconsensual sex tape of her was being shopped around to porn sites.
Amanda Knox
5.30.18
Health

Doctor Must Pay $18K After Photos of Patient's Breasts Were Leaked Online

When Mandi Stillwell gave her surgeon permission to use her anonymous photos in promotional materials for his clinic, she never dreamed she'd be identified online. When she was, she took him to court.
Sirin Kale
8.9.17
Culture

Blac Chyna Granted Restraining Order Against Rob Kardashian

We spoke to victims of revenge porn about what it means to hold a Kardashian accountable for this relatively new and underreported form of harassment.
Linda Yang
7.10.17
revenge porn

What People Are Getting Wrong About Blac Chyna and Revenge Porn

Despite the growing acknowledgement of revenge porn as a serious harassment offense, many people still fundamentally misunderstand the issue, as countless responses to the Kardashian case showed.
Gabby Bess
7.6.17
revenge porn

Rob Kardashian Could Go to Jail for Posting Nude Photos of Blac Chyna

In a disturbing Instagram rant, the reality TV star and sock designer posted revenge porn of his ex-fiancee, a misdemeanor in California.
Gabby Bess
7.5.17
Interviews

After Years of Online Abuse, Sex Blogger Lena Chen Reclaims Her Identity

The Sex and the Ivy blogger's nude photos were leaked long before the phrase "revenge porn" was coined. After moving to Berlin under a pseudonym to escape harassment, Chen is ready to live as herself again.
Sophie Fenella Robins
6.21.17
revenge porn

Rwanda's Female Presidential Candidate Latest Victim of Nude Photo Leak

We spoke with an expert on revenge porn to understand how image-based sexual abuse can be used as a political tactic to harm and intimidate women.
Kimberly Lawson
5.11.17
crime

Revenge Porn Offenders Could Avoid Jail Under New Sentencing Guidelines

Some perpetrators might even be punished with fines, according to new guidance released today in the UK.
Sirin Kale
3.30.17
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