She The People: rape


Posted at 04:41 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Steubenville rape trial begins

Steubenville rape trial begins

By Jamila Bey  |  04:41 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  boys, football, rape, Steubenville, trial

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 10/11/2012

Roman Polanski’s victim finally speaks, but I wish she wouldn’t

Samantha Geimer has penned a memoir entitled "The Girl: Emerging From the Shadow of Roman Polanski."

By Delia Lloyd  |  09:23 AM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Elizabeth Edwards memoir, Monica Lewinsky memoir, Polanski rape victim, Polanski victim memoir, Roman Polanski, Samantha Geimer

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Is Sen. Claire McCaskill a moderate?

In the middle of the political spectrum is exactly where the Missouri Democrat wants to be. Is she?

By Diana Reese  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Claire McCaskill, Todd Akin, Missouri Senate race, legitimate rape, wildcat, moderate

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 09/22/2012

Has Akin changed his views on earmarks for cash?

A super PAC could add $250,000 to his campaign in his race against Claire McCaskill.

By Diana Reese  |  01:53 PM ET, 09/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Todd Akin, legitimate rape, Missouri Senate race, Newt Gingrich, Rick Tyler, Senate Conservatives Fund, Jim DeMint

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Missouri Senate Debate: Few surprises

The three contenders for the U.S. Senate seat from Missouri

By Diana Reese  |  04:38 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Claire McCaskill, Todd Akin, Jonathan Dine, Republican, Democrat, Libertarian, U.S. Senate, Missouri, legitimate rape, debate

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Todd Akin: Another gaffe

Can we trust the candidate to do a good job in office?

By Diana Reese  |  02:40 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Todd Akin, Missouri, U.S. Senate race, conservative women, Phyllis Schlafly, abortion, legitimate rape, women for Todd Akin, war on women, birth control, Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Lulli Akin compares treatment of husband by GOP bosses to ‘rape’

This time it's Lulli Akin, the candidate’s wife.

By Diana Reese  |  05:49 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Todd Akin, Lulli Akin, GOP, Missouri Senate race, rape, legitimate rape

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Shauna Prewitt on protecting the children of rape

Shauna Prewitt wants laws to terminate rapist-fathers' rights and for society to learn the truth about the typical rape.

By Diana Reese  |  04:04 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rape, abortion, adoption, pregnancy, rapist father, paternal rights, pro-life, pro-choice, rape-conceived child

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Nancy Pelosi: Todd Akin’s views are ‘the doggie doo’ on GOP shoe

In an interview, Nancy Pelosi calls Akin’s views “the doggie doo on the shoe of his party, the tattoo on Paul Ryan that they won’t be able to get off.’’

By Melinda Henneberger  |  02:27 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  War on women, legimiate rape, forcible rape, Nancy Pelosi, Todd Akin, Suzan DelBene

Posted at 09:44 PM ET, 08/19/2012

Say goodnight, Todd Akin

SHE THE PEOPLE | No wonder Claire McCaskill wanted to run against this guy. But after his remarks about “legitimate rape,” will he even stay in the race?

By Melinda Henneberger  |  09:44 PM ET, 08/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Todd Akin, Claire McCaskill, Missouri Senate race, Clayton Williams, Claytie Williams, Ann Richards, legitimate rape

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Kentucky teen takes back her narrative

Young woman defies a court order and uses social media to discuss her experience and identify her assailants.

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  02:32 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  kegger, date rape, acquaintance rape, juvenile court

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 07/23/2012

Rape, sexual assult convictions for Louis Walker could signal deeper problem for Lackland Air Base

By Lori Stahl  |  12:16 PM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lackland, Air Force, rape, sexual assault, military culture, violence

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 06/26/2012

Does Dottie Sandusky deserve a jail cell of her own?

“People sometimes convince themselves they didn’t see what they saw,’’ hear what they heard, or know what they know. But should they escape all responsibility?

By Melinda Henneberger  |  01:00 PM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jerry Sandusky scandal, Jerry Sandusky trial, Dottie Sandusky, Matt Sandusky, Joe Amendola, child rape, child abuse

Posted at 08:29 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Sexual violence in the U.S. military

Under ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,’ assault victim couldn’t even refute the defense attorney who described her in court as someone “in 4-inch heels and tight jeans who wanted it.’’

By Melinda Henneberger  |  08:29 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rape in the military, sexual assault in the military, Service Women's Action Network, SWAN, Amy Klobuchar, Anu Bhagwati

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Marrying your rapist: A new low in women's rights in Morocco

Women in Morocco gathered to protest the death of a 16 year-old girl who took her life after being forced to marry her rapist.

By Delia Lloyd  |  02:15 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Women's Day, women's rights, Morocco Rape Marriage Law, Marrying Your Rapist, Violence Against Women