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Growing up, some of us had things we kept in locked boxes. Things we pushed far away into the darkest parts of our minds. Hoping they’d never see the light. Some of us never healed from them. We still have trust issues. Some of us never talked about them. I ...

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“I Cannot Take Nate Parker Rape Allegations Lightly.” – Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union has written an open letter about the resurfaced rape allegations against her The Birth of a Nation co-star Nate Parker. The 43-year-old actress plays a rape victim in the upcoming film, written and directed by Nate, and she is also a survivor of sexual assault in real life. ...

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‘How To Get Away With Murder’ Takes On The Issue Of Gender Stereotypes

Hit TV series, How to Get Away with Murder, has never shied away from addressing weighty topics. And the 13th episode, Mama’s Here Now, was no exception, as HTGAWM took on the way ingrained ideas about gender can be used to justify acts of sexual violence – and silence victims. ...

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Stacey Dash Believes Rape Victims Are Bad Girls Who Like To Be Naughty, Actress Subsequently Apologizes

And the award for the dumbest comment of the month goes to…Stacey Dash! The actress recently reminded us of just how Clueless she truly is. During an interview with FOX News’ Outnumbered, Dash shared her thoughts on rape victims, pulling out the whole, “don’t put yourself in a compromising situation” ...

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Raped Norwegian woman faces prison sentence

Norwegian interior designer Marte Deborah Dalelv has spoken out after being handed a 16-month prison sentence in Dubai — after she went to police to report she had been raped by a colleague. The 24-year-old was convicted and sentenced on charges of having unlawful sex, making a false statement and ...

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