• Jackie Fuchs is a writer and speaker whose work has appeared in the Huffington Post, L.A. Weekly, Boing Boing and Listverse, among others.

    She is perhaps best known as Jackie Fox, the bass-player for the groundbreaking‘70s all-girl rock band, The Runaways.

    In July 2014, Fuchs revealed to The Huffington Post that in 1975 she had had been raped by the band’s manager in front of others, including three of her bandmates.

    The story, The Lost Girls, quickly went viral, being shared over 80,000 times across social media. It was the most-read piece on all of The Huffington Post during the week it was published. Secondary reporting of the piece appeared all over the world, in publications such as The Washington Post, The Guardian, Entertainment Weekly, and Jezebel.

    Since publication of The Lost Girls, Fuchs has become an in-demand speaker and media guest on the subject of sexual assault and bystander intervention, appearing on shows such as Crime Time, NPR’s Q and The Madeleine Brand Show, Huffington Post Live and The Insider.

    When she isn't writing, Jackie enjoys competitive trivia, bad movies, and her cats Xena and Cleo.