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A College Student Accused A Powerful Man Of Rape. Then She Became A Suspect
When an Alabama college student told the police she was sexually assaulted, she did everything she thought she was supposed to do. She ended up killing herself.
katiejmbaker  buzzfeed  rape  crime  sexualassault  suicide  alabama 
november 2017 by brendanmcfadden
More Than 180 Women Have Reported Sexual Assaults At Massage Envy
Across the US, people go to Massage Envy spas in search of a soothing, affordable escape. More than 180 people say what they got instead was sexual assault. But the billion-dollar company says that’s not its problem to solve. A BuzzFeed News investigation.
katiejmbaker  rape  sexualassault  massagenvy  buzzfeed  crime 
november 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Meet The Professor Who Says Sex In A Blackout Isn't Always Rape
Is it possible to voluntarily have sex while blackout drunk? Kim Fromme, one of the country’s foremost blackout experts, isn’t afraid to say so, and has testified in high-profile rape cases from Steubenville to Stanford.
buzzfeed  rape  crime  legalsystem  trials  kimfromme  katiejmbaker 
november 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Some Of The UK's Biggest Talents Tell Us What Black British Music Means To Them
Black UK music is constantly evolving, and to celebrate this we spoke to eight black British artists and asked them what it means to them.
buzzfeed  music  musicalinfluences 
november 2017 by brendanmcfadden
St. Vincent Is Telling You Everything - Buzzfeed
A profile of the artist at the time of her fifth solo record.
stvincent  music  buzzfeed  musician 
october 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Parents Told Police Their Daughter Is Being Held Against Her Will In R. Kelly’s “Cult”
As the R&B legend tours the country this summer, parents have told police that R. Kelly is running an abusive "cult" that's tearing families apart. Three former members of Kelly’s inner circle told BuzzFeed News similar stories.
buzzfeed  jimderogatis  rkelly  sexualabuse  emotionalabuse  childabuse  crime  music 
august 2017 by brendanmcfadden
This Is What Happened To Men Sent To Jail In England For Being Gay
Fifty years after homosexuality was partially decriminalised, Keith Biddlecombe tells BuzzFeed News about what happened when he was sent to prison in the 1950s, and the devastating tragedy that unfolded as a result.
buzzfeed  keithbiddlecombe  england  discrimination  homophobia  greatbritain  criminaljustice 
august 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Inside the Pied Piper of R&B's "Cult"
As the R&B legend tours the country this summer, parents have told police that R. Kelly is running an abusive "cult" that's tearing families apart. Three former members of Kelly’s inner circle told BuzzFeed News similar stories.
rkelly  sexualabuse  jimderogatis  buzzfeed  crime  scandal  music 
july 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Meet ILoveMakonnen, The Eccentric Rapper Drake And Miley Cyrus Want To Be Down W...
Makonnen Sheran, 25, on facing manslaughter charges, quitting his day job, and battling depression. “I just wanted to kill myself, honestly. Now everything is starting to pick up.”
makkonsheran  ilovemakonnen  hiphop  r&b  music  atlanta  buzzfeed 
september 2014 by brendanmcfadden
Lying Around With Brandon McCarthy
It doesn't take too much to be the funniest guy in the major leagues. Fortunately, the Arizona Diamondbacks' pitcher, fresh off a little brain surgery, doesn't feel like doing too much.
buzzfeed  baseball  sports  brandonmccarthy 
march 2013 by brendanmcfadden
Atari Teenage Riot: The Inside Story Of Pong And The Video Game Industry's Big B...
On Nov. 29, 1972, a crude table-tennis arcade game in a garish orange cabinet was delivered to bars and pizza parlors around California, and a multi-billion-dollar industry was born. Here's how that happened, direct from the freaks and geeks who invented a culture and paved the way for today's tech moguls.
buzzfeed  pong  videogames  history 
december 2012 by brendanmcfadden
Making Mitt: The Myth Of George Romney
The Republican nominee's father didn't walk out of the '64 convention. And George Romney didn't teach Mitt that you lose by being honest — he taught him that you change your positions to win.
history  election  politics  buzzfeed  georgeromney  mittromney 
october 2012 by brendanmcfadden

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