sexual assault


I Was Raped at College. Here's How DeVos's New Rules Harm Survivors Like Me

On Friday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released her proposed changes to campus sexual misconduct rules, which will make it harder for students to receive an education and contend with trauma.
Sage Carson
2 days ago
Planned Parenthood

How Sexual Assault Affects Survivors Daily

In collaboration with Planned Parenthood, Alexa Lim Haas's short film "Everyday I," which premieres today on Broadly, shows how sexual assault and harassment can impact our everyday lives.
Leila Ettachfini
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

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
VICE Guide to Life

How to Rescue a Friend From a Creeper

Because sometimes horrible people just can't take a hint.
Angela Hui

Tarana Burke Remembers One Year Since #MeToo Went Viral

Monday marks the year anniversary of actress Alyssa Milano asking survivors to coalesce around the rallying cry "me too," a movement first started by Tarana Burke.
Marie Solis

Women Rally Behind Moira Donegan After 'Shitty Media Men' Lawsuit

After Stephen Elliott filed a $1.5 million suit against Moira Donegan, the list's creator, women donated tens of thousands of dollars to a legal defense fund for her.
Marie Solis
supreme court

Activists Made into a Resource for Sexual Assault Victims

Grassroots organization Fix the Court bought, .net, and .org to declare "We believe survivors."
Marie Solis

A Year of #MeToo Exhausted Women—And Renewed Our Collective Hope

If we cannot name our oppression—if we cannot articulate the violence that has been done to us—it will be impossible to fight against it, or to prevent it from happening again.
Moira Donegan

When Believing Women Isn't Enough to Help Them

"Believe women" became the #MeToo movement's rallying cry, but some say simply believing women may not be enough to accomplish the transformative change feminists imagine.
Marie Solis
supreme court

As Kavanaugh Prepares for First Case, Ford Receives 'Unending' Death Threats

A steady stream of death threats has left Christine Blasey Ford unable to return to her home weeks after coming forward with sexual assault allegations against Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Marie Solis
supreme court

Kavanaugh Confirmed to the Supreme Court Despite Sexual Assault Allegations

Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh weren't enough to keep senators from voting to confirm him on Saturday.
Marie Solis