sexual assault

Culture

breaking silence: changing the culture around sexual harassment at uk universities

In 2010, a landmark study found that one in seven students had experienced a serious physical or sexual assault during their time at university. While structural changes are undoubtedly taking place, the toxic culture of UK universities is harder to fix.
Emily Reynolds
4.1.19
Culture

how technology is tackling the stigma around sexual assault

A new wave of apps aim to protect victims, both online and IRL, and make reporting sexual crimes less traumatic and more user-friendly.
Emily Reynolds
3.14.19
Culture

this documentary examines why women don’t report sexual assault

Jade Jackman’s new project aims to dismantle the discourse around what makes a ‘good’ victim.
Roisin Lanigan
10.12.18
News

drake called a fan out for groping women during his concert

He even threatened to jump off stage.
André-Naquian Wheeler
11.16.17
News

jennifer lawrence was told to use degrading nude photos as diet inspiration

The actor was just starting out in Hollywood when she was told by producers to drop 15 pounds in two weeks.
Hannah Ongley
10.18.17
What Happened?

10 interesting and slightly terrifying things I learned from hillary clinton’s talk at the southbank

At the only UK date of her What Happened book tour, Hillary described the Russian rigging of the US election a “cyber 9/11” and mused on why Trump likes Putin’s bare chest.
Charlotte Gush
10.16.17
Fashion

cameron russell is sharing anonymous stories of models who have been sexually assaulted

If you think Hollywood is bad, just look at the fashion industry.
Tish Weinstock
10.13.17
News

watch emma watson's powerful speech on campus sexual assault

"The experience must make it clear that the safety of women, minorities, and anyone who may be vulnerable, is a right, not a privilege," the actress and U.N. ambassador declared yesterday while presenting HeForShe's groundbreaking new report.
Hannah Ongley
9.21.16
News

how erykah badu is helping fight sexual assault in detroit

After dedicating proceeds from her Detroit show’s ticket sales to fund rape kit tests, the neo-soul singer has pledged that all her future concerts will benefit the initiative, too.
Emily Manning
8.16.16
Music

killer mike calls for men in the music industry to stand up to sexual assault

The rapper continues to prove he’s the nicest dude in hip hop.
Wendy Syfret
1.21.16
Music

female musicians called out an industry sex-pest and forced the world to listen

Amber Coffman of Dirty Projectors tweeted about a sexual assault, and started a conversation the music industry couldn’t ignore.
Wendy Syfret
1.20.16
Music

lady gaga confronts issue of rape on new track

“You don’t know how it feels, till it happens to you,” the singer says.
Tish Weinstock
8.21.15