How Men's Rights Leader Paul Elam Turned Being A Deadbeat Dad Into A Moneymaking Movement
Paul Elam became the face of the modern men’s rights movement by rallying against false rape accusations and divorce courts that favor mothers. But exclusive BuzzFeed News interviews with his estranged daughter and ex-wife show that his pet causes are very, very personal.
Former Teacher At Elite L.A. Girls School Arrested For Sex Crimes
BuzzFeed News investigated allegations of sexual abuse by the former teacher at Los Angeles’ elite Marlborough School for girls last July. An attorney for one of his alleged victims tells BuzzFeed News that Marlborough could have prevented the alleged abuse from happening.
D.C. Public Schools Website Exposed Confidential Info About Students With Disabilities
Hundreds of internal documents accidentally sat unprotected for years until a BuzzFeed News inquiry prompted the city to lock them up. Some documents exposed private information about students with disabilities.
In Teen Court, Kids Have A Right To A Jury Of Their Peers
At legally authorized teen courts across the country, teens decide the real-life fate of other teens who’ve committed low-level offenses. The weirdest part? It seems to work — so why aren't there more of them?
Former UVA Student Whose Fraternity Is Named In Discredited Story Hires Lawyer
As Rolling Stone apologizes for "discrepancies" in its blockbuster campus rape story, BuzzFeed News has confirmed that former Phi Kappa Psi member Christopher Pivik has retained a lawyer who specializes in fighting back against sexual assault accusations.
Austin Thinks It Can Save Poor Kids By Separating Boys And Girls
Single-sex schooling isn't better for kids, according to major studies and critics who say the practice enforces hurtful stereotypes. So why are administrators so attached to the idea?
Accused Men Say The System Hurting College Sexual Assault Survivors Fails Them Too
Sexual assault survivors across the country say they were treated unfairly by their schools. An increasing number of men seeking legal action after being suspended for sexual misconduct say the process is also failing them.
Head Of Elite L.A. School Resigns After Sex Misconduct Scandal
The longtime head of Marlborough School in Los Angeles will resign at the end of the school year following a sexual misconduct scandal, brought to light by a BuzzFeed News investigation last July.
New National Women's Clinic "Third Box" Has Anti-Abortion Past
Third Box Pregnancy Clinics says it offers unbiased care for women facing unplanned pregnancies. But just three years ago, a nonprofit led by the same CEO sued San Francisco for the right to "express anti-abortion views to women."
In West Virginia, Playing Hooky Can Get You Locked Up
West Virginia has a juvenile incarceration problem that's costing one of the poorest states in the country millions of dollars. Families say it's because judges are too quick to take their kids away.
Canadian Media Can't Say This Alleged Rape Victim's Name, Even Though Her Family Wants Them To
A Canadian law prevents the press from naming Rehtaeh Parsons, the Canadian teen who killed herself after she was cyberbullied following an alleged gang rape. Her family says it protects the system — not Rehtaeh.
Why Did Charity Johnson Pretend To Be A Teenager For Nearly 20 Years?
The 34-year-old Texas woman didn’t want to steal money or hurt anyone. So why did she trick people all over the country into believing she was still in high school?
Where Can Regretful Teen Moms Spill Their Secrets Online?
Facebook is for adorable baby photos. Whisper is for confessing that sometimes you wish your kid had never been born.
UCSB Is One Of Four New Schools Accused Of Mishandling Rape Cases
New federal complaints were filed Wednesday against University of California at Santa Barbara, University of Michigan, University of Toledo, and Valparaiso University Law School in Indiana.
Meet The Sexual Assault Adviser Top U.S. Colleges Have On Speed Dial
Brett Sokolow may be the most successful sexual assault consultant in the country, but critics say he’s building a profitable empire on slippery ethical ground.
Teacher Leaves Elite LA School After Alleged Student Affair, Inappropriate Relationships
Inside the turmoil at Marlborough, one of Los Angeles' most exclusive high schools. The teacher left Polytechnic School only after inquiries from a BuzzFeed reporter, following an essay published by xoJane.
What Happens When A Prep School's Black Student President Mocks Her White Male Classmates
An Instagram photo allegedly led the country's most expensive boarding school to strip its first black female student body president of her role.
Teenage Girls Are Using Instagram To Fix Their Relationships With Food
Some young women in the Instagram “superfoods” community make beautiful artwork out of all-natural ingredients to help themselves rethink their attitude towards nourishment.
Even The Most Progressive University In North America Doesn't Know How To Handle Sexual Consent
When a tiny university in Canada was rocked by sexual assault allegations, frustrated students fought back by spreading rumors. This is the story of how everyone lost.
8 Artisanal Foods You Didn't Know Were Made By Prisoners
Inmates help make a surprising amount of the feel-good food products you eat, from cage-free eggs to goat cheese sold at Whole Foods.