An Massachusetts Institute of Technology student who developed a smart sticker that can prevent sexual assault in real time is getting worldwide attention for her wearable device.
Manisha Mohan, a Masters student at MIT, calls her invention “Intrepid.” The device calculates different methods of detecting initial signs … Read more
An Orlando man is under arrest on allegations he forced a Vietnamese exchange student he hosted at his home to have sex with him 13 times.
WFTV reports the man is also accused of exposing himself to a second Vietnamese exchange student in his home.
That student then called her parents and begged … Read more
A teenager who escaped a group home and raped a woman in New York’s Chinatown has been sentenced to 15 years in prison, reports the New York Times.
Emanuel Burrowes, 17, had previously pleaded guilty to rape, robbery and burglary in the case.
Burrowes escaped a home … Read more
Margaret Cho’s new single, I want to Kill My Rapist debut today.
She made it clear in an interview with AsAmNews that this was not about revenge, but about freeing the mind.
“It’s more about murdering the rapist in your mind, so you stop killing yourself,” Cho explained. “Sexual abuse leads to self abuse, so … Read more
There he was. The man who raped Margaret Cho just three years earlier showed up for a taping of her first TV show.
The rest of the audience had left, but Cho’s rapist remained.
“He was just there, falling down drunk and he looked me in the eye and he didn’t … Read more
This time she did it in a series of revealing tweets on Twitter talking about her life as a sex worker and how those in the industry should be both protected and respected.
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The story of Panyia Vang is a heart breaking one, but what makes it worse is that its not unusual.
The Star Tribune reports that between 2010 and 2014 there were 2,440 human trafficking convictions in the United States.
Vang’s story which begins in Laos at the age of 14 when a man lured the … Read more
ABS CBN reports that a boy being tried as an adult in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in Santa Cruz, California faces life in prison.
Police arrested Adrian Jerry Gonzalez shortly after the body of 8-year-old Maddy Middleton was found in a recycling bin in the apartment complex where the two both … Read more
The Daily News reports that three teens who escaped a Brooklyn halfway house have been indicted in the rape of a Chinatown woman.
Sanat Asliev, 17, Emanuel Burrowes, 16, and Erik Pek, 16, are accused of groping a woman in a cafe, then forced her into an apartment stairwell where they beat, raped and robbed … Read more