rape

#RapeAtHoward: Students Protest Campus Sexual Assault After RA Accused of Rape

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Howard University students demonstrated outside of a residential dormitory on Tuesday where a woman said she was raped by a fellow student. Dozens of @HowardU student protestors now blocking 4th Street chanting "no means no" @wusa9 pic.twitter.com/kBT8SkuOUm — Garrett Haake (@GarrettHaake) March 22, 2016 Fellow...

Forever 21 Removes Controversial T-Shirt After Customer Complaints

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Fast fashion mega retailer Forever21 received a ton of backlash when shoppers came across a men’s t-shirt with the words “Don’t Say Maybe If You Want To Say No” printed on the front. The phrase insinuates that the wearer will consider maybe a replacement for...

Rape Survivor Does Dominatrix Photo Shoot at the Site of the Fraternity Where She Was Raped

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Karmenife Paulino is a 22-year-old graduate of Wesleyan University and during her freshman year at the college, she was raped. Paulino took that experience and made it a work of art in her new photo series “Reclamation.” The series was shot on various fraternities on...

Here’s Why Amber Rose’s Lesson on Consent Is So Important

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Over the weekend, Amber Rose schooled Tyrese and Rev. Run on the old adage, “No means no.” On their new late night talk show It’s Not You, It’s Men, the so-called relationship experts attempted to shame women who dress provocatively and blame them for the negative attention and...

This Woman Instagrammed Her Rape Right After It Happened

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Amber Amour was staying in a hostel in Cape Town, South Africa when the unthinkable happened: she was raped. Instead of suffering in silence, Amour, an activist who was in town for the “Stop Rate, Educate” tour, decided to document the entire experience on Instagram. “It was...

Arrest Warrant Issued for Bill Cosby in Pennsylvania

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Bill Cosby’s year isn’t ending on a high note, and it shouldn’t. Over the last year, close to 50 women have come forwarded with their stories of drugging and sexual assault at the hands of Cosby, and now, an arrest warrant has been issued for...