Tag: Rape

Love & SexRelationships

My Friend Dated My Rapist

Wendy Stokesby:

Six days ago, a nicely-dressed man waiting on the platform for the 6 train zipped down his fly and exposed his penis to me. I turned …

Love & Sex

Girl Talk: Why Being Drunk Is A Feminist Issue

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Last weekend, I stood on the subway platform, thumbing through a magazine and grumbling about how the next train wouldn’t arrive for another 11 minutes. As …

Parenting

The Soapbox: On Steubenville High School & Teaching Boys Not To Rape

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My son turns six next week, and among all the other wishes I have for him, I have a silent hope that won’t be shared at …

Education

Amnesty International: Iranian Women Are Being Made Into “Baby-Making Machines”

Wendy Stokesby:

Amnesty International is saying that an Iranian bill restricting the availability of contraception and abortions in order to boost the country’s population is effectively going to …

Entertainment

8 Things To Know About The Dominique Strauss-Kahn Sexual Assault Scandal

Wendy Stokesby:

This weekend, police apprehended International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn on an airplane moments before takeoff over accusations that he sexually assaulted a New York City …

Entertainment

5 Things To Know About Military Sexual Assault Hearings

Wendy Stokesby:

Here are five things you should know about the military’s sexual assault problem. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) introduced the proposal to shift the power to decide …

Relationships

Girl Talk: Failure To Squirt

Wendy Stokesby:

“Most unusual sexual experience?” I asked my man as I was straddling him in bed one evening. This may sound like a strange line of questioning, …

GirlRelationships

Why Being Drunk Is A Feminist Issue

Wendy Stokesby:

Last weekend, I stood on the subway platform, thumbing through a magazine and grumbling about how the next train wouldn’t arrive for another 11 minutes. As …

Entertainment

Janice Dickinson’s Defamation Suit Against Bill Cosby Will Move Forward

Wendy Stokesby:

A California judge has decided that Janice Dickinson’s case against her alleged rapist, Bill Cosby, can go forward. Dickinson brought a suit against Cosby for defamation …

Highlights

The Soapbox: Why Jezebel Was Wrong To Post Images Of A Woman Being Raped

Wendy Stokesby:

Earlier this week, Anna North, a writer at the women’s blog Jezebel, posted an article about a video uploaded to YouTube which appeared to show, in …

Entertainment

Guy Accused Of Sexual Misconduct At College, So His Mom Pens Victim-Blaming Wall Street Journal Op-Ed

Wendy Stokesby:

The Wall Street Journal is about as publicity stunt-y as The New York Times’ Style section in terms of publishing articles guaranteed to kick up a fuss. But …

Relationships

Dear Wendy: “Should I Tell My New Boyfriend I Was Raped?”

Wendy Stokesby:

I’ve been dating my boyfriend for three months and things are going great. I really enjoy his company, I respect him, and I feel safe around …