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Victims Recall Horrific Violence at the Hands of Border Patrol Agent: 'Every Time I Dream It, I Live Through It Again'  Victims Recall Horrific Violence at the Hands of Border Patrol Agent: 'Every Time I Dream It, I Live Through It Again' 

In May, a Border Patrol agent shot and killed Claudia Patricia Gómez González, a 19-year-old teenager from Guatemala, shortly after she crossed into the United States. In September, a Border Patrol agent went on a killing spree, targeting and murdering four women he believed were sex workers. Seemingly not a day goes…

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford Is Still Receiving Death Threats Dr. Christine Blasey Ford Is Still Receiving Death Threats

While Brett Kavanaugh enjoys his new perch atop the Supreme Court with a lifetime appointment, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, a woman he allegedly assaulted and who dared to tell her story to the Senate Judiciary Committee out of her sense of civic duty, continues to receive death threats.

Former New York AG Eric Schneiderman Won't Face Criminal Charges Over Assault Allegations Former New York AG Eric Schneiderman Won't Face Criminal Charges Over Assault Allegations

Former New York state attorney general Eric T. Schneiderman, who resigned in May after four women accused him of sexual misconduct, will not face criminal charges.

Women Still Waiting to Resolve Civil Suit Against Daniel Holtzclaw and His Police Department  Women Still Waiting to Resolve Civil Suit Against Daniel Holtzclaw and His Police Department 

Ex-cop Daniel Holtzclaw received 263 years in prison back in 2016 for repeatedly assaulting black women on the job, but those women are still waiting for Oklahoma City police to resolving their civil suit and earn monetary damages for what they experienced.

Blue Is the Warmest Color Director Abdellatif Kechiche Accused of Sexual Assault  Blue Is the Warmest Color Director Abdellatif Kechiche Accused of Sexual Assault 

On Wednesday, The Guardian reported that an unnamed actress accused decorated Franco-Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche of sexual assault in a complaint filed on October 6. Kechiche, 57, is most famous for directing Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013), for which he won the Palme D’Or at Cannes

Los Angeles DA Declines to File Rape Charges Against Sylvester Stallone Los Angeles DA Declines to File Rape Charges Against Sylvester Stallone

On Tuesday, Deadline reported that the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has opted not to file sex abuse charges against Sylvester Stallone after an a unidentified woman claimed the actor raped her three decades ago. Investigators cited as their reasoning “insufficient evidence to support a filing in…

Inside 6ix9ine's Outrageous Sentencing Hearing Inside 6ix9ine's Outrageous Sentencing Hearing

6ix9ine, also known also as Tekashi 6ix9ine and by his government name, Daniel Hernandez, remains a free man by the skin of his rainbow-colored fronts. At Friday’s sentencing for his 2015 conviction of use of a child in a sexual performance, Hon. Judge Felicia Mennin conceded that while he had “technically” violated…

Man Gropes Woman On Flight, Says Trump Made It Okay Man Gropes Woman On Flight, Says Trump Made It Okay

Turns out men are taking President Donald Trump’s disgusting words to heart, as they now feel free to grope women openly in his honor.

Student's School Essay About Being Raped Sends Man to Prison for 20 Years Student's School Essay About Being Raped Sends Man to Prison for 20 Years

A high school student’s essay led to the arrest of a man who admitted raping her and her two sisters when they were children.

A New Study Provides a Small Window Into How Often Police Officers Assault Women A New Study Provides a Small Window Into How Often Police Officers Assault Women

Across the country, police officers are assaulting and harassing women, and we barely have the proper data to find out how frequently this happens. But according to a new study from Bowling Green State University, between 2005 and 2013 police officers in the US were charged with forcible rape 405 times.

Oh Good, a Catholic Exorcist Will Hold a Mass for Brett Kavanaugh to Counter Witches' Hex  Oh Good, a Catholic Exorcist Will Hold a Mass for Brett Kavanaugh to Counter Witches' Hex 

A Catholic priest will hold mass for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to protect him from a crew of Brooklyn witches who are planning an event dedicated to publicly hexing Kavanaugh and “all rapists.”

Detective May Have Asked Weinstein Accuser To Delete Material Off Her Phone Detective May Have Asked Weinstein Accuser To Delete Material Off Her Phone

The lead detective in the Harvey Weinstein criminal assault case has been accused of telling an accuser to delete materials off her phone.

Uber Driver Allegedly Groped and Kidnapped a Woman, Charged Her $1,047 Uber Driver Allegedly Groped and Kidnapped a Woman, Charged Her $1,047

A woman in New York says she was kidnapped by her Uber driver, assaulted, driven 80 miles away from where she entered the car, and charged $1,047 for the trip.

The Fiction of #MeToo's Beginning and End  The Fiction of #MeToo's Beginning and End 

The first person I talked to about the Harvey Weinstein story was my mom. She was visiting me in New York and we were about to go on a week-long trip to Paris. Once we were in Paris, I remember feeling distinctly happy for the opportunity to turn off my phone and ignore the news. My mom and I didn’t talk about it at…

#MeToo: What Happened to the Accused? #MeToo: What Happened to the Accused?

Last October, Jezebel began a post to keep track of the men who had been accused of sexual misconduct. The men who have been publicly accused of rape, harassment, sexual assault by victims who, until #MeToo, would have gone ignored. We quickly realized that there were simply too many to keep track of and abandoned the…

A Miami Uber Driver Raped a Passenger, Called It a Job 'Perk' A Miami Uber Driver Raped a Passenger, Called It a Job 'Perk'

A 26-year-old Miami woman was allegedly raped over Labor Day weekend in 2017 by her Uber driver.

A Conversation About Repair  A Conversation About Repair 

It has been a year, or in some cases less, but they are back: Louis CK, Jian Ghomeshi, John Hockenberry, and other men who left their jobs or retreated from public view following allegations (and outright admissions) of sexual abuse and harassment.

The Latest Bad Kavanaugh-Related Take: Bring Back Prohibition  The Latest Bad Kavanaugh-Related Take: Bring Back Prohibition 

As we all collectively drown in an ocean of bad takes in the wake of Brett Kavanaugh’s sexual assault allegations, here’s a real innovative one: a guy thinks we should bring back the temperance movement.

A Woman in Missouri Was Raped Hours After Attending a #MeToo Rally A Woman in Missouri Was Raped Hours After Attending a #MeToo Rally

A Missouri woman was raped just hours after attending a #MeToo rally at Park Central Square in Springfield, MO on Saturday, the Springfield News-Leader reports.

Mourning for the Void  Mourning for the Void 

Last December, a former Def Jam music executive named Drew Dixon told The New York Times that Russell Simmons raped her in 1995 after a period of aggressive sexual harassment at work. At the time of the alleged assault, Dixon was just 24, with successful projects under her belt and a platinum record. But even though…

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