Tag: rape

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AzeezNovember 4, 2017

Netflix fires Kevin Spacey from House of Cards after sexual assault allegations

Following rape allegations against him, Netflix has fired Kevin Spacey, who is the star and executive producer of series, “House of ...

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EditorNovember 3, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Why is Nicki Minaj staying silent on her brother’s rape case?

There are few people you’d expect certain kinds of behaviour from. Especially if this person has built a career on ...

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EzinneNovember 2, 2017

The Thread: “Start putting my hands in his pants, I don’t take no for an answer” | How women help rape culture

We are used to reading stories of women being raped by men on social media, but that of men being ...

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EditorOctober 26, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Non-disclosure agreements silence victims, why are they still a thing?

Just when you think you’ve heard everything about Harvey Weinstein, something else pops up that makes you question just how ...

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EditorOctober 21, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] SA artiste Brickz’s rape case proves only personal discipline can keep a man from straying

For a rape case surrounding a high profile person, the case against Sipho Ndlovu, the South African rapper otherwise known ...

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EditorOctober 19, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Here’s a quick and easy way to report domestic and sexual assaulters

This is to inform the Public that LASG has Launched Short Service Code ‘6820’ for Residents to Report Cases of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 14, 2017

Nelly’s rape accuser asks Police to stop investigation

A woman who said the rapper, Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. known as Nelly raped her on his tour bus in a ...

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EzinneOctober 11, 2017

The Thread: “He came over to me and groped my privates” | Terry Crews, Hollywood and the Harvey Weinstein sickness

Oscar winning film producer, Harvey Weinstein is on the ropes for raping three women and assaulting several others over the ...

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ToluOctober 9, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Nelly’s alleged victim claims he raped her “without a condom”; Celebrities react to DJ Olu’s death | More stories

Now that it’s clear that we can never wish Mondays away, we’ll just get on it by bringing you the ...

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AzeezOctober 8, 2017

The Thread: He’s super creepy | Twitter reactions to Nelly’s rape allegation

After being off the news for a while, rapper Cornell Haynes Jr. popularly known as Nelly is back. This time, not because he ...

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AzeezOctober 8, 2017

Rapper Nelly arrested for alleged rape on his tour bus

Rapper Cornell Haynes Jr. popularly known as Nelly has been taken into custody Saturday in Washington, for alleged rape. According ...

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EditorOctober 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Apparently, now you have to “fight” to prove you were raped

This is a story of Mahmood Farooqui, a film director who raped an American foreign exchange and got sentenced for ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 28, 2017

The Thread: Finally, men tell us why they rape

This is not to assume that men are always the perpetrators when it comes to rape, even if by the ...

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EditorSeptember 23, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Getting help after rape and sexual assault just got easier

Victims of rape and sexual assault need all the help that is available to them, and one of the things ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 20, 2017

Opinion: The many faces of sexual trauma

by Ijeoma Ndukwe Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a natural response to sexual trauma, and yet it remains profoundly stigmatized ...

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EditorSeptember 20, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Are you kidding with this ‘Kevin Hart was raped’ conspiracy theory?

So, months after refusing to directly address a rumour supported by a TMZ video that Kevin Hart was cheating on ...

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EditorSeptember 14, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Monalisa Chinda thinks gendered violence happens because women ‘provoke’ men

You would think that at this point, in September 2017, someone would have at least educated the average Nigerian celebrity ...

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EditorSeptember 13, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] A transwoman with a penis was moved to a women’s prison and this happened

One of the big discussions around the idea of transness is the argument that gender is innate and that person ...

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EditorSeptember 10, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] A woman just got jailed for 10 years for fabricating 9 violent rapes

Before we delve into this, we would like to remind you that false rape claims make up for less than ...

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EditorAugust 22, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Ndani TV has brought back ‘Real Talk’… with a heavy dose of rape misinformation

One recipe for disaster is to put young, privileged, Nigerian celebrities in a room, train a camera on them and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 17, 2017

400-level UNILAG student arrested for rape, may face 14 years jail term

A 400-level student of Actuarial Sciences of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Oluwaseyi Anyiam, 22, has been arrested for allegedly ...

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EditorAugust 17, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Why do we downplay rape when the person doing it is a white woman?

Woman accused of having sex with 11-year-old, getting pregnant https://t.co/aXfJXF8H0h — WAVY TV 10 (@WAVY_News) June 28, 2017 Look at ...

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AzeezAugust 16, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] That ‘shameful’ occurrence at an Edo Hospital

by Adesina Tosin Nathaniel There was a news report by Punch Newspapers recently, of a protest by patients and their ...

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EditorAugust 10, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] It’s time for men to start speaking out publicly against rape

Being a man is more than a name, it’s about responsibility, reliability and being a role model. These factors are more important ...

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EditorAugust 8, 2017

If you do one thing today, it should be reading this essay by Deandre Levy.

Men have gotten a lot of slack in the last few months for their increasingly frustrating refusal to look inwards ...

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EditorAugust 8, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] These continuous reports of rape have to stop

Have you noticed how we can hardly go through a day without receiving at least one news report about rape? ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 7, 2017

Indecent dressing responsible for increased rape incidents – Islamic group

The Islamic Group Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has blamed indecent dressing for the increase in rape cases in women. This was highlighted ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 3, 2017

Opinion: The right way to define rape

by Michael Ace Once upon a time, there was a case of a lady who got raped by one of ...

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EditorAugust 2, 2017

For the naysayers; Lagos reported 574 confirmed cases of rape/sexual assault in 2016-2017

When we speak about sexual assault and rape in Lagos in public spaces, without fail, the #NotAllMen brigade appear first ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 29, 2017

The Thread: My shocking sexual harassment story

These kind of things happen all the time to women, but it is no less shocking everytime we are confronted ...

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