Tag: Rape

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Generation Y

‘Rapebait’ e-mail reveals dark side of frat culture

A runner makes her way past the Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity on Georgia Tech’s campus Tuesday afternoon Oct. 8, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Ben Gray) by John Foubert Special to CNN (CNN) — An e-mail from a Georgia Tech fraternity member to his Phi Kappa Tau brothers came to light this week. It was about how to “succeed at parties,” or more specifically “luring your rapebait.” It came with repulsively detailed instructions about how to scope out a target, weaken her defenses with alcohol, grab her and — you get the idea.

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People

Serena sorry after Steubenville rape case comments

Serena Williams arrives for Burberry Prorsum show, during London Men’s spring summer fashion collections 2014, in London, Tuesday, June 18, 2013. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP) The Associated Press Serena Williams says she’s reaching out to the family of the victim in the Steubenville rape case after the tennis star was quoted in a Rolling Stone article saying “she shouldn’t have put herself in that position.” “I am currently reaching out to the girl’s family to let her know that I am deeply sorry for what was written in the Rolling Stone article,” Williams said in a statement released through her agent Wednesday. “What was written — what I supposedly said — is insensitive and hurtful, and I by no means would say or insinuate that she was at all to blame.”

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Metro

Ohio AG: Search warrants executed in Steubenville rape case

STEUBENVILLE BIG RED (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File) by Andrew Wesh Huggins AP Legal Affairs Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police officers and investigators on Thursday were searching the high school attended by two football players who raped a 16-year-old girl after an alcohol-fueled party last summer, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said.

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National

Lawyer: Assaulted teen had drawings, name on body

SUICIDE VICTIM–This undated photo provided by her family via attorney Robert Allard shows Audrie Pott. (AP Photo/Family photo provided by attorney Robert Allard) by Martha Mendoza SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Awakening in a friend’s bedroom after drinking too much at a sleepover, 15-year-old Audrie Pott looked down and realized she had been sexually assaulted and her attackers had written and drawn on intimate parts of her body, her family’s attorney said Monday.

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Entertainment

Rick Ross apologizes for pro-rape lyrics

APOLOGIZES–This Sept. 29, 2012 file photo shows Rick Ross performing at the BET Hip-Hop Honors at Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center in Atlanta. (Photo by John Amis/Invision/AP, file) NEW YORK (AP) — A day after Reebok ended its relationship with Rick Ross, the rapper acknowledged that his lyrics on Rocko’s song “U.O.E.N.O.” were “offensive.”

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Entertainment

Reebok drops Rick Ross following pro-rape lyrics

FIRED–This Sept. 29, 2012 photo shows Rick Ross performing at the BET Hip-Hop Honors at Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center in Atlanta. (Photo by John Amis/Invision/AP, file) by Mesfin Fekadu NEW YORK (AP) — Reebok has ended its relationship with Rick Ross following heavy criticism of lyrics by the rapper considered by some to be pro-rape.