Revenge Porn in the News

Revenge porn has caught the eye of the mainstream media. Here are some recent articles, courtesy of Google News:

  • Why Men Share Nude Photos Of Women Without Their Consent - YourTango - March 25, 2017
    YourTango Why Men Share Nude Photos Of Women Without Their Consent YourTango Revenge porn is the term commonly applied to a range of acts in which people post naked or near-naked pictures in an effort to humiliate, shame and expose their former lovers. I personally know a number of women who've suffered tremendously from having ... and more »
  • Gentilly man accused of 'revenge porn' after sex tape posted to adult website - NOLA.com - March 24, 2017
    NOLA.com Gentilly man accused of 'revenge porn' after sex tape posted to adult website NOLA.com Gentilly's William Harris, 36, was booked March 21 under Louisiana's 'revenge porn' statute, after New Orleans police said he admitted uploading a sex tape featuring his ex-girlfriend to a pornographic website without her consent. (Courtesy of Orleans ...
  • The 20-year-old leading the March Against Revenge Porn - WQAD.com - March 24, 2017
    WQAD.com The 20-year-old leading the March Against Revenge Porn WQAD.com That's the reason that Juliett, now 20, is organizing a March Against Revenge Porn on April 1 in Brooklyn. She came up with the idea for the event in August: “Every big movement has a march,” she said, adding that it was long before the Women's March. and more »
  • Experts say students unknowingly becoming victims of revenge porn - WLWT Cincinnati - March 24, 2017
    WLWT Cincinnati Experts say students unknowingly becoming victims of revenge porn WLWT Cincinnati It's no secret that asking Siri certain phrases will prompt it to answer in a humorous or candid way. There is a new phrase to ask your iPhone, however, that's circulating the internet but what would actually happen if you utter it? Advertisement ... and more »
  • Internet expert: Students unknowingly becoming victims of revenge porn - WLWT Cincinnati - March 24, 2017
    WLWT Cincinnati Internet expert: Students unknowingly becoming victims of revenge porn WLWT Cincinnati Internet expert Steve Smith said the revenge-porn trend is hitting several local universities on the popular smartphone app Snapchat. "There's a false sense of security when young people use this app because you're really not guaranteed that any of ...
  • Petition calls on ACT government to introduce 'revenge porn' laws - The Canberra Times - March 23, 2017
    The Canberra Times Petition calls on ACT government to introduce 'revenge porn' laws The Canberra Times A petition has been launched calling on the ACT government to introduce laws that specifically prohibit revenge porn. Revenge porn is the distribution of ... and more »
  • Rhode Island House again votes to ban 'revenge porn' - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News - March 21, 2017
    WPRI 12 Eyewitness News Rhode Island House again votes to ban 'revenge porn' WPRI 12 Eyewitness News PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island House of Representatives has again passed a bill to ban so-called “revenge porn” after Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo vetoed similar legislation last year. The House voted 72-2 on Tuesday to pass a bill ... and more »
  • Revenge Porn: When Domestic Violence Goes Viral - SELF - March 21, 2017
    SELF Revenge Porn: When Domestic Violence Goes Viral SELF You've probably heard of revenge porn before, a term often used to refer to a type of online abuse known as nonconsensual pornography. Sometimes the perpetrators are strangers. Hackers made headlines in 2014 when they stole intimate images of ...
  • Leah Juliett Is Standing Up for Revenge Porn Victims - TeenVogue.com - March 20, 2017
    TeenVogue.com Leah Juliett Is Standing Up for Revenge Porn Victims TeenVogue.com Leah Juliett was only about 14 when a fellow student ended up sending naked pictures of her to everyone in their school. Too scared to tell any adults, Leah suffered in silence for years before bravely emerging to speak out against revenge porn ...
  • 'I haven't stopped crying since': Tumblr revenge porn victim - New York Post - March 20, 2017
    New York Post 'I haven't stopped crying since': Tumblr revenge porn victim New York Post Tumblr acts as if it's a staunch champion of women's rights by supporting such groups as Planned Parenthood — but it still refuses to help tackle revenge porn, victims say. A 27-year-old Bronx woman sued the blogging site in Manhattan Supreme Court ...

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