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My Secret: I Was One of Those Girls Who Had Sex With Older Men on the Internet

Erin McKelle | Posted 08.07.2014 | Women
Erin McKelle

Yes, there was something wrong, but it wasn't with me, and my cyber sex was nothing more than a symptom of something bigger. It was my way of showing that I felt out of control and helpless.

Stop Minimizing The Costs of Teaching Girls To 'Stay Safe'

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 07.29.2014 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

We are socialized to think that sexual assault, and having to bear the costs of avoiding it, is "normal." Children and women are socialized to fear it and we adapt our behavior to avoid or, if exercised by loved ones or friends, to tolerate it.

Denver Post Scrubs Abortion Story From Its Website

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.17.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Obviously, Plunkett didn't rob Kurtis Lee of a Pulitzer by deleting his blog post from The Post's website. It wasn't an earth-shattering piece, but it advanced, in its small way, an issue that's important to a lot of real people as well as political elites.

Becoming an Activist Saved My Life After I Was Sexually Assaulted

Erin McKelle | Posted 06.09.2014 | Impact
Erin McKelle

At age 12, I survived incest and a lot of bullying, which led to the development of an eating disorder. My body became my own personal battleground and all I wanted to do was disappear.

Jealous Man Murdered Sister To Cover Up Incest: Prosecutors

Posted 03.28.2014 | Crime

Ryan Wyngarden admits to inappropriate relations with his younger sister when he was 12 years old. But he claims that did not lead him to kill her and...

Woody or Dylan: Whose Story to Believe?

Kimberly Dark | Posted 04.06.2014 | Celebrity
Kimberly Dark

We've all been trained to believe, since childhood, that sexual predators are true crazies, deviants, and the stranger in the black sedan cruising the playground for victims.

Cousin Bella Has Her Book at Last

Sherman Yellen | Posted 03.29.2014 | Books
Sherman Yellen

When I sent the last draft of the book out for comments from the few literary figures I know I received the following from Christopher Davis, a distinguished novelist, teacher and literary critic. It sure brought joy to this writer's day.

Comparing Cancer to Pregnancy?

Jason Salzman | Posted 03.17.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

So Buck is saying that his successful battle with cancer is like pregnancy insofar as they both require decisions affecting a human body. But for a cancer patient like Buck, they are personal medical decisions, and Buck was glad to be able to make them.

Lauren Duca

13 Incestuous Pop-Culture Couples With Cringe-Worthy Chemistry

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

What with "Spoils of Babylon," "August: Osage County" and the approaching premiere of Lifetime's update on "Flowers in the Attic," it feels like inces...

12 Neglected Children Rescued From Australian Settlement

Agence France Presse | | Posted 02.11.2014 | World

A dozen filthy, neglected children, some with deformities or disabilities due to generations of inbreeding, have been found on a rural Australian sett...

The Monogamy Myth

Steve Mason | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Steve Mason

Divorce is such an emotionally devastating, financially ruinous event that it might be wise to take a close look at its root cause -- marriage. Is it possible that monogamy is abnormal?

Stepfather Rapes Severely Disabled Girl -- Angry California Prosecutors Want Tougher Laws

Judy Farah | Posted 10.30.2013 | Crime
Judy Farah

He cared for her and assisted his wife in helping with her severely disabled 14-year-old daughter. According to prosecutors, the girl was physically, mentally and developmentally disabled. She couldn't walk or talk. But that didn't stop 27-year-old Carlos Mesinas from raping her.

Texas Theocracy: Today They Destroyed the Republican Party

Vivian Norris | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics
Vivian Norris

God was nowhere near the signing of that bill into law today in Texas -- nor was the Constitution of the United States of America.

What Women in Texas and South India Have in Common

Vivian Norris | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics
Vivian Norris

Little did I know that our conversation about patriarchy and women's rights and the parallels between her rural impoverished part of South India and my home state of Texas would ring so true when Senator Wendy Davis stood for half a day to filibuster for women's right to choose

Fear Upon Fear for the Fourth of July

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics
Norma Cook Everist

What is there to win? No woman wants to "win" by having to have an abortion. Do the primarily white male legislators fear losing control? Losing political contributions? Do men fear losing out to women who really do need freedom for health care of their own bodies?

MMA Fighter Goes On SHOCKING Gay Marriage Rant On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.13.2013 | Gay Voices

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Josh Thomson took to his Facebook page on June 10 to pose a controversial question, "Should you be allowed to marry w...

David Moye

Mother-Daughter Porn Duo Aim To Be Filthy Rich

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 12.07.2012 | Weird News

A mother and daughter in Tampa, Fla., have a unique way of expressing family togetherness -- by creating a pornography site and shooting sex scenes to...

David Lohr

Arizona Woman Accused Of Engaging In Illicit Acts With Family Dogs

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 02.15.2013 | Crime

An Arizona woman who allegedly confessed to her boyfriend that she has sex with dogs and fantasizes about incest has been charged with crimes against ...

'Fatal Vows': Did Incest Lead To Mysterious Death?

Posted 11.29.2012 | TV

A shocking bombshell may have resulted in the strange death of one woman on "Fatal Vows." Nancy made a decision to try and help her brother at an AA m...

Voter Presses Joe Walsh On Abortion Stance

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

Tea Party favorite Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) is still being asked about his abortion stance by constituents following a his erroneous claim that modern ...

Paul Ryan's Record Opposing Abortion Rights Back in Spotlight

The Huffington Post | Janell Ross | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace argued on Sunday over GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan's position on abortion...

Breaking the Silence: The Media and Male Sexual Abuse

Vivian Norris | Posted 10.24.2012 | Media
Vivian Norris

During the past few years we have finally been hearing more about an epidemic of sexual abuse of children , and thankfully, a few prosecutions. The pe...

David Lohr

'Breaking Amish' Cast Claim Bestiality Rampant Among Amish

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.18.2012 | Crime

Viewers tuning into a recent episode of TLC's new hit show "Breaking Amish" saw the cast discussing Amish men having sex with animals, sparking questi...

Siblings: We Weren't Stealing A TV, We Were Having Sex

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.17.2012 | Weird News

Two siblings' alibi for allegedly trying to steal a TV was incest. Police Robert and Amanda Larrivee, were caught trying to steal televisions from ...

The Problem With Incest: Evolution, Morality, and the Politics of Abortion

Hal Herzog | Posted 12.09.2012 | Science
Hal Herzog

The profound negative effects of incest on unborn children raise the issues of moral consistency and of abortion politics. At what point do reasonable people temper logical consistency with compassion and common sense?