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Maryland Cop Charged With Raping Woman During Traffic Stop Maryland Cop Charged With Raping Woman During Traffic Stop

A Maryland police officer was arrested Monday evening and charged with raping a woman during a police stop after a friend of the victim caught the officer in the act.

Why the Democratic Party Hasn’t Canceled Keith Ellison—For Now Why the Democratic Party Hasn’t Canceled Keith Ellison—For Now

Less than a month after Al Franken was accused of groping a woman, the U.S. senator from Minnesota resigned from his seat under pressure from his Democratic colleagues. Two months have passed since Rep. Keith Ellison, also a Democrat from Minnesota, was accused of assaulting a woman. He is still deputy chairman of the…

‘Your Sacrifice Was Not in Vain’: Tarana Burke, Tracee Ellis Ross and More Pen ‘Love Letter’ to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford ‘Your Sacrifice Was Not in Vain’: Tarana Burke, Tracee Ellis Ross and More Pen ‘Love Letter’ to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford

On Wednesday, Oct. 10, some of the most visible female activists of our generation joined forces to give their thanks, support and love to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford after her Sept. 27 testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, compelling testimony that was nonetheless unable to thwart the confirmation of…

White Woman #101: Believe It or Not, Rose McGowan Is a Member of #MeToo, Not Its Messiah White Woman #101: Believe It or Not, Rose McGowan Is a Member of #MeToo, Not Its Messiah

Hell hath no fury like Rose McGowan when she’s not the center of attention.

In the Aftermath of the Kavanaugh Hearings, Amandla Stenberg Writes a Searing Op-Ed on Sexual Assault In the Aftermath of the Kavanaugh Hearings, Amandla Stenberg Writes a Searing Op-Ed on Sexual Assault

To say that Amandla Stenberg is one of the voices of her generation would be an understatement. At only 19, the star of the acclaimed film adaptation of The Hate U Give has repeatedly demonstrated a depth and social awareness belying her age. And in a painfully candid and nuanced op-ed published Saturday by Teen Vogue…

Newsflash: It’s Not the First Anniversary of #MeToo. It’s the First Anniversary of the World Giving A Damn Newsflash: It’s Not the First Anniversary of #MeToo. It’s the First Anniversary of the World Giving A Damn

If you’re active on social media, you may have been greeted with a very important anniversary this morning: the one-year anniversary of the #MeToo movement. Yay!

Lindsey Graham, Here Is the Ugly, Gut-Wrenching Reality About Gang Rape (and Why Men Get Away With It) Lindsey Graham, Here Is the Ugly, Gut-Wrenching Reality About Gang Rape (and Why Men Get Away With It)

Editor’s Note: This post includes a graphic description of gang rape.

The FBI Investigation Into Brett Kavanaugh Is Complete. Here’s What We Know The FBI Investigation Into Brett Kavanaugh Is Complete. Here’s What We Know

The week-long FBI investigation into sexual misconduct claims against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has concluded. The report was finished Thursday (for comparison, the search for Russian Collusion and Barack Obama’s real birth certificate is still ongoing). Here’s everything we know.

D.C. Principal Mocked Student’s Sexual Assault Claim, Lawsuit Says D.C. Principal Mocked Student’s Sexual Assault Claim, Lawsuit Says

A Washington, D.C., high school principal was recorded mocking a student’s sexual assault claim made last June, according to a lawsuit and an audio recording obtained by the Washington Post.

White Male Privilege Strikes Again: Man Strangles and (Allegedly) Masturbates on Victim, Gets No Jail Time White Male Privilege Strikes Again: Man Strangles and (Allegedly) Masturbates on Victim, Gets No Jail Time

If anyone still needs a definition and working application of white male privilege, meet Justin Schneider.

#WhyIDidntReport: A List of Reasons for Every Time It Happened #WhyIDidntReport: A List of Reasons for Every Time It Happened

There are a lot of reasons why a woman may not report when she has been sexually assaulted. It does not go without notice that most of these reasons would be completely misunderstood by most men, but totally reasonable to a woman.

Los Angeles District Attorney Will Not Pursue Sexual Assault Case Against Anthony Anderson Los Angeles District Attorney Will Not Pursue Sexual Assault Case Against Anthony Anderson

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office has declined a sexual assault case against actor Anthony Anderson after the alleged victim in the case declined to be interviewed by investigators.

'There Is No Model Survivor': Tarana Burke Warns Against the Derailing of #MeToo [Corrected] 'There Is No Model Survivor': Tarana Burke Warns Against the Derailing of #MeToo [Corrected]

Correction: August 21 at 2:04 p.m. EDT: An earlier version of this article mistakenly identified Rose McGowan as Rose Byrne.

Tiffany Haddish Reveals She Was Raped as a Teen by a Police Cadet  Tiffany Haddish Reveals She Was Raped as a Teen by a Police Cadet 

It’s been said often enough to become cliché that humor is a kind of armor. For funny-woman Tiffany Haddish, that armor came at a cost.

Charlamagne Tha God Called His Wife On The Breakfast Club To Put An End To Allegations About Raping Her [Update] Charlamagne Tha God Called His Wife On The Breakfast Club To Put An End To Allegations About Raping Her [Update]

Updated: Tuesday, July 24, 2018; 10:28 a.m. EDT: This morning on The Breakfast Club, Charlamagne addressed the rape allegations involving his wife. He said he was having a conversation with his wife about rape culture and whether or not having drunk sex was considered rape.

Anthony Anderson Under Investigation For Allegedly Assaulting a Woman Anthony Anderson Under Investigation For Allegedly Assaulting a Woman

Black-ish star Anthony Anderson is under criminal investigation by the LAPD for allegedly assaulting a woman who catered an event that the actor put on. Anderson is denying the allegation.

We Don't Trust the Criminal Justice System Until It Clears a Black Man of Sexual Assault. Then We're All In We Don't Trust the Criminal Justice System Until It Clears a Black Man of Sexual Assault. Then We're All In

In what I imagine will eventually be a very regretful decision on her part, Angela Rye—noted #BlackGirlMagic trumpeter, public speaker, CNN contributor and women’s empowerment scion—decided to jump out the window in defense of her “brother,” Charlamagne Tha God (CTG).

Rep. Louie Gohmert Defends Rep. Jim Jordan Against Claims That He Knew of OSU Wrestler’s Sexual Abuse by Saying They ‘Were Adults’ Rep. Louie Gohmert Defends Rep. Jim Jordan Against Claims That He Knew of OSU Wrestler’s Sexual Abuse by Saying They ‘Were Adults’

The sexual-assault apologists just keep on coming out of the GOP woodwork. On Monday, Rep. Louie Gohmert defended his Republican brethren Jim Jordan of Ohio against allegations that he knew about reported abuse during his time as a wrestling coach at Ohio State University and did nothing to stop it.

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