sexual assault

#metoo

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
10.12.18
supreme court

Activists Made BrettKavanaugh.com into a Resource for Sexual Assault Victims

Grassroots organization Fix the Court bought BrettKavanaugh.com, .net, and .org to declare "We believe survivors."
Marie Solis
10.10.18
feminism

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
10.10.18
#metoo

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
10.9.18
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
10.8.18
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
10.6.18
#metoo

#MeToo, a Movement Reliant on Reporting, Reveals the Limits of Journalism

Because of legal obligations, writing—and reading—journalism about #MeToo means suspending belief in people who come forward about sexual assault.
Sadie Graham
10.5.18
supreme court

Trump Calls Women Protesting Kavanaugh 'Rude Elevator Screamers'

In an early-morning tweet, Trump accused the women confronting senators over their votes on Brett Kavanaugh of being paid protesters.
Marie Solis
10.5.18
sexual assault

A Short History of Trump Mocking Women for Sexual Assault Allegations

President Donald Trump mocked Christine Blasey Ford's testimony at a Tuesday rally. It's not the first time he's taunted a woman who has come forward with sexual assault allegations.
Marie Solis
10.3.18
sexual assault

Why Other Women's Trauma Can Feel Like Your Own

Experts say national events like Christine Blasey Ford's testimony can make trauma and the reliving of it a collective experience.
Marie Solis
10.3.18
supreme court

Sources Who Say They Can Corroborate Kavanaugh Allegations Can't Reach the FBI

The FBI is conducting a week-long investigation into Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, which some White House officials say is "limited in scope."
Marie Solis
10.1.18
supreme court

Indelible in Our Hippocampus

It may be too soon to tell how history will judge Thursday's Senate Judiciary hearings—but the women who watched Christine Blasey Ford's testimony have already made up their minds.
Marie Solis
9.28.18
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