Brazilians Cover a Rio Beach With Underwear to Protest Rape Culture
Brazilians Cover a Rio Beach With Underwear to Protest Rape Culture
By Raquel Reichard | 06/09/2016 - 10:05

Brazilians came together at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on Monday to place hundreds of red underwear on the sand in protest of violence against women following the alleged gang rape of a teenage girl,


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Inspiring Latina: Meet MelRo, the Model Fighting for Foster Care Reform
Inspiring Latina: Meet MelRo, the Model Fighting for Foster Care Reform
By Raquel Reichard | 06/07/2016 - 17:10

MelissaRoshan (“MelRo”) Potter’s life began in violence. She is the product of the rape of a 13-year-old girl.


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Brazilian Teen Girl Speaks Out About Brutal Gang Rape
Brazilian Teen Girl Speaks Out About Brutal Gang Rape
By Raquel Reichard | 06/01/2016 - 09:29

On an evening weekend in a Rio de Janeiro favela, a 16-year-old girl planned to visit her boyfriend.


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Salvadoreña Denied Asylum Review After Being Gang Raped in Her Home Country
Salvadoran Woman Denied Asylum Review After Brutal Gang Rape
By Cindy Casares | 05/20/2016 - 09:58

A 35-year-old undocumented woman, identified in court documents as E.G.S., has been denied a second review of her asylum case after she declared in a legal document that she was raped multiple times by members o


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Latina Mom in Detention Center Says Daughter Was Molested by a Detainee
Latina Mom in Detention Center Says Daughter Was Molested by a Detainee
By Raquel Reichard | 05/13/2016 - 12:50

A Salvadoran asylum-seeker currently being housed in a Texas immigration detention center alleges that her daughter, 12, was molested by a detainee,


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Latina Domestic Violence Survivor Awarded $40 Million: "My life is not worthless"
Latina Domestic Violence Survivor Awarded $40 Million: "My Life is Not Worthless"
By Raquel Reichard | 04/18/2016 - 09:49

Domestic violence survivor Maria Escamilla was awarded $40 million on Wednesday for a vicious attack by her ex-boyfriend that nearly ended her life.


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Slam Poet FreeQuency Has a Powerful Message About Rape Culture
Slam Poet FreeQuency Has a Powerful Message About Rape Culture
By Raquel Reichard | 04/15/2016 - 09:07

Rape culture is present in our everyday lives, and slam poet FreeQuency explains how in her piece,  "I'm Sorry."


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Gerardo Ortiz's Misogynistic Music Video for "Fuiste Mía" Removed From YouTube
Gerardo Ortiz's Misogynistic Music Video for "Fuiste Mía" Removed From YouTube
By Raquel Reichard | 04/13/2016 - 10:23

Ding-dong! The horrifying music video for Gerardo Ortiz's song "Fuiste Mía" is dead – well, at least on YouTube.


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Undocumented Immigrant Allegedly Impregnated a 12-Year-Old Texas Girl
Undocumented Man Charged With Impregnating 12-Year-Old Texas Girl
By Geraldine Estevez | 04/05/2016 - 14:11

Texas Man José Alejandro Najarro is being charged with aggravated sexual assault for allegedly impregnating a 12-year-old girl,


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Mexican Girl Finds Video of Her Sexual Assault on Pornographic Website
Mexican Girl Finds Video of Her Sexual Assault on Pornographic Website
By Raquel Reichard | 04/04/2016 - 17:02

In possibly the most painfully horrific story you'll hear today, a Mexican girl is seeking justice after her friends found a video of her being sexually assaulted on a pornographic website.


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