Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assaults may have been written into his contract

Photo: Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images It turns out Harvey Weinstein’s long history of sexual assault may not have been supported solely by an endemic, institutionalized power structure based in exploitation and abuse that’s as old as showbiz itself. It may have also been literally written into Weinstein’s contract, according to the latest revelation to this story […]

A Department of Education official suggested that “90 percent” of all campus rapes aren’t real – Salon.com

As Besty DeVos prepares to meet with sexual assault advocacy groups — an approach criticized for its planned meetings with those accused of rape — a top official at the Department of Education suggested “90 percent” of sexual assault allegations on college campuses, “fall into the category of ‘we were both drunk,’” in an interview. Candice E. Jackson, […]

Fifteen Percent Of Undergrad Women At UT Austin Reported Being Raped, Survey Finds

Image via AP. A survey from the University of Texas at Austin found that fifteen percent of all undergraduate female students said they’ve been raped, the Dallas Morning News reports. To wit, the survey found that one in seven students said they were “raped, either through force, threat of force, incapacitation or other forms of […]

Brie Larson Indicates That Not Clapping for Casey Affleck Meant Exactly What You Thought It Did

After a fucking creep won the Oscar, he received a standing ovation from the audience. Brie Larson was also standing, behind him, with her hands firmly at her sides. The Internet was littered with gifs and pics of Larson imitating a tin soldier back there, and many suggested she was silently protesting the Academy Award […]

NYPD To Consider Reopening Greenpoint Acquaintance-Rape Cases Amid Uproar – Williamsbridge – DNAinfo New York

NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill said he was in ongoing talks with the National Organization for Women, though the organization said they hadn’t yet gotten word from his office. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Ben Fractenberg WILLIAMSBRIDGE — NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill said he’s considering reopening unsolved cases of acquaintance rape in Greenpoint following widespread outrage over a precinct […]

YouTube Personality Alleges Toronto Uber Driver Demanded Blowjob for Payment – VICE

Uber says it has permanently suspended the driver. When Erika Szabo, a video game and anime YouTube personality, ordered an Uber on a Sunday afternoon following a guest appearance at a convention in Toronto, she was looking to get home quickly after a long day and shitty weather. Just as her Uber driver pulled up, however, […]