The hypocrisy of Bryant's win is notable because men like James Franco, Casey Affleck, Kevin Spacey, and more have been ostracized from Hollywood for their sexual misconduct allegations.
In a long-running investigation of hazing and rape at a high school in La Vernia, Texas, one victim's family has filed a suit claiming coaches nkew
Why parents need to go beyond just the mechanics of how babies are made when having "the sex talk."
There is controversy surrounding the "scenic spot" on Stanford's campus, built at the site where Brock Turner sexually assaulted an unconscious woman.
After generating national attention and outrage for receiving perceived light sentencing, convicted rapist Brock Turner is appealing his sexual assault conviction.
Throughout his recollection of the event, Davis smiled, but he's clearly still troubled by it, calling the incident “disgusting” and a “terrible place to be.”
A new study reveals that some men perceive a woman’s interest in them as consent for sex, misinterpreting a woman’s sexual intentions.
Through the efforts of a Stanford law professor, the site of a traumatic 2015 assault is now a reflective space that avoids serving as a trigger but still testifies to what happened there.
Borzin Mottaghian, a 34-year-old Utah man, allegedly posed as a doctor on Craigslist to sexually assault women.
The disgraced movie exec is facing more allegations of rape following claims by former Boardwalk Empire actress Paz de la Huerta in a Vanity Fair interview published Wednesday.
'The Real Housewives of Atlanta' star admits via Facebook that she 'made a mistake' and 'should have known better.'
“If I had asked you to cover your body which is much more precious than the iPad, would you have readily agreed?” a father asks his daughter. “Indecent dressing and exposure of your body reduces your value and respect.”
Sexual assault wasn’t even something on my radar because it had never been talked about, especially by my school. All I was taught was that a sexual encounter was a sexual encounter — I had no way of distinguishing between consensual sex and rape.
In a landmark decision, a man in Switzerland was convicted of rape on Monday for removing a condom during sex without his partner’s knowledge, according to The Independent. The debate about whether or not removing a condom without consent made headlines in 2010, when Swedish WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was accused separately of sexual assault by two women, Sofia Wilen and Anna Ardin, according to The Observer. Ardin paints a portrait of a more violent encounter, with Assange pinning her arms back and putting on a condom at her insistence.
A New York Police Department captain is in the hot seat after making a public statement regarding the issue of date rape. Essentially, the officer downplayed a series of recent sexual assaults. The department and Mayor Bill de Blasio are distancing themselves from the chatter.
Dear Abby has come under fire for her response to a letter by “Uncertain in Illinois" about an encounter she had with a male that she thought might be rape.
SuperGurl, a clothing company I’d never heard of until now, is suddenly gaining loads of press—for a fairly unsavory and decidedly un-PC reason.
Nov. 14 – 20 of this year (2015) is Transgender Awareness Week; and one major issue facing those in the trans community is the process of accessing healthcare that is inclusive, respectful, and knowledgeable of non-binary gender identities. (Yahoo Health) Cazembe Jackson of Atlanta, Georgia, has lived one of the most difficult, traumatic iterations of needing healthcare as a trans person. While a junior in college, and out as a gender non-conforming person, Cazembe was raped, became pregnant – and quickly found himself in the acutely painful situation of being someone other than a woman in need of abortion care. Cazembe ultimately found the care he needed at a Planned Parenthood health center.
“Colleges have a brand and they put a lot of money into building their brand — and the last thing they want is a rape conviction on their campus,” Aspen Matis, author of the memoir Girl in the Woods, tells Yahoo Health. Matis, a rape survivor, writes in her book about being raped her second night of college while a freshman at Colorado College and her journey, both physical (she hiked the Pacific Crest Trail) and mental, to healing that followed. Aspen Matis (Photo: Courtesy of Aspen Matis) Matis is also donating 5 percent of all proceeds from her book to RAINN, the Rape, Assault, Incest and Abuse National Network.
Last Sunday night, New York magazine dropped a bombshell online —original portraits, videos and interviews with 35 of the by-now 46 women who have come forward to allege that legendary comedian Bill Cosby drugged and raped them at some point(s) in the past 50 years. Prior to Sunday, of course, the sheer number of women who had come forward since last fall–when stand-up comic Hannibal Buress unleashed the floodgates by publicly calling Cosby a rapist— was astounding.