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Rehtaeh Parson

What Rehtaeh Parsons' Death Teaches Us About Rape as a Conformity

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 06.12.2013 | Crime
Soraya Chemaly

Why are so many boys so sure they can get away with rape? Or learning that their status is enhanced by sharing photo-documentary evidence of their actions? As one boy asked at a recent talk I gave: "How is forwarding a picture a girl sends me of herself different from forwarding a picture of my toaster?"

In What World?

Amanda Magee | Posted 06.11.2013 | Crime
Amanda Magee

Somehow, I can't imagine a world where we'd say, "You invited that robbery," or "You encouraged that break in." Yet, the fallback in cases of sexual assault seems to be that a woman's behavior is what sparked the episode. Episode, because most times it isn't even considered a crime.

Anonymous Threatens To Reveal Identities Of Accused Rapists

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.11.2013 | Crime

Public furor over the suicide of Rehtaeh Parsons, a Canadian teen who says she was raped by four boys in 2011 and then relentlessly cyberbullied, esca...

Bullied Teen Commits Suicide After Alleged Rape

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.11.2013 | Crime

A 17-year-old Canadian girl died Sunday following a suicide attempt last week. The family of Rehtaeh Parsons said that their daughter never recovered ...