Gail Dines at TEDx: What A Long Strange Road It’s Been

Gail Dines at TEDx: What A Long Strange Road It’s Been

by Jordan Owen It’s got to be tough to be Gail Dines.  You grow up in a traditional, conservative Jewish home where the women are expected to be good wives and mothers (never mind that your parents still apparently sent you to school and paid for your asinine gender studies degree.)  Everywhere you go you’re […]

 

Rolf Harris: eBay to review sales of artist’s work

Rolf Harris: eBay to review sales of artist’s work

eBay says will review the sale of Rolf Harris’s artwork and other items associated with the entertainer following his convictions for child sex offences Auction website eBay is reviewing the sale of artwork and other items associated with Rolf Harris, it has announced. The 84-year, who was found guilty of child sex offences earlier this […]

 

Indiana Judge Under Fire After Giving No Jail Time to Rapist

Indiana Judge Under Fire After Giving No Jail Time to Rapist

An Indiana judge who sentenced a convicted rapist to home detention is in the center of a firestorm of criticism. Marion County Superior Court Judge Kurt Eisgruber gave David Wise, 52, of Indianapolis, eight years of home detention on May 16. Wise was found guilty in April of six felonies — one count of rape […]

 

Judge under fire for rape sentence, implying victim was promiscuous

Judge under fire for rape sentence, implying victim was promiscuous

(CNN) — She could have sentenced him to 20 years in prison after he admitted to raping a 14-year-old girl in her high school. Instead, a Texas judge gave the defendant a 45-day sentence and probation after implying that the victim was promiscuous. Judge Jeanine Howard told The Dallas Morning News that she based the […]

 

Gainesville’s Urinating Man Strikes Again

Three women are the latest victims of Gainesville’s urinating man. Police are investigating seven cases in which people say they were standing with their backs to a man who began urinating on them. Each case happened along a street across from the University of Florida campus. The first cases were reported in February. The Gainesville […]

 

Conor Oberst is suing the woman who accused him of rape

Conor Oberst is suing the woman who accused him of rape

Conor Oberst has filed a $1 million libel suit against the woman who accused him of rape late last year. The accusations first arose after a comment string on an xoJane essay went viral, wherein the woman said Oberst had raped her in 2003, when she was 16, after a concert in North Carolina. Oberst […]

 

Operator of ‘Revenge Porn’ Site WinByState Arrested

Operator of ‘Revenge Porn’ Site WinByState Arrested

The operator of WinByState.com, a “revenge porn” website that posted sexually explicit photos and allegedly extorted victims for as much as $250 each to remove the illicit content, has been arrested. Casey E. Meyering, 28, of Tulsa, Okla., was taken into custody Sunday in Tulsa by agents with the California Attorney General’s eCrime division and […]

 

Documents reveal chaotic military sex-abuse record

Documents reveal chaotic military sex-abuse record

TOKYO (AP) – After a night of heavy drinking at the Globe and Anchor, a watering hole for enlisted Marines in Okinawa, Japan, a female service member awoke in her barracks room as a man was raping her, she reported. She tried repeatedly to push him off. But wavering in and out of consciousness, she […]

 

Hidden Fla. camp houses homeless sex offenders

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Lee Dugan unzipped his pup tent, his abode in a patch of wilderness off Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard in Fort Myers, Fla. He grabbed a flashlight and his ID and stowed them in a book bag hitched over his shoulders. He was a Boy Scout, he said, but that did not prepare […]

 
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