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Rape

  1. hm?
    R. Kelly’s Defense Team Just Compared Him to … MLK?They’ve completely lost the plot.
  2. book excerpt
    The Specter of False Rape AccusationsThey are objectively rare, so why do they carry their cultural charge?
  3. crime
    Apparently Bill Cosby Finally Read the RoomThe known rapist will not do a comedy tour, actually.
  4. abortion
    As His Next Trick, Texas’s Governor Will ‘Eliminate Rapists’Greg Abbott doubled down on his defense of the state’s new abortion ban, which has no exception for rape or incest.
  5. crime
    They Thought They Were Lucky to Get an AppointmentDr. Joseph Silverman was renowned for treating young girls with anorexia. But patients in his care allege he raped them repeatedly.
  6. culture
    No, Simone Biles Isn’t a QuitterThe gymnastics superstar is in the middle of her greatest fight yet. And still winning.
  7. first person
    I Still Worry That I’ll Be NextA lifetime of being taught to fear sexual assault didn’t make it easier for me to call what happened by its name.
  8. power
    When Is It Enough?Bill Cosby’s overturned conviction is a reminder that the legal system remains stacked against accusers.
  9. power
    Best-Selling Philip Roth Biographer Accused of Sexual AssaultA new publisher has purchased the rights to Blake Bailey’s book despite allegations of rape against the author.
  10. the body politic
    Life As a ManWhen Valentina Rice wrote a letter to Blake Bailey’s publisher alleging that he had raped her, they forwarded the message right to him.
  11. power
    Armie Hammer Has Been Accused of RapeA woman named Effie says the actor “violently” raped her for four hours in 2017.
  12. power
    Gérard Depardieu Charged With Rape and Sexual AssaultHe allegedly assaulted a 22-year-old actress while helping her rehearse in 2018.
  13. power
    Britney Spears Was Never in ControlWhy did I ever believe a teen girl could hold all the power?
  14. power
    What Daisy Coleman ChangedBefore the recent campus anti-rape movement, before Brock Turner, a 14-year-old girl was terrorized for speaking out.
  15. obits
    Daisy Coleman’s Mom Has Died by Apparent SuicideMelinda Coleman was found dead four months after her daughter, the survivor of a high-profile rape case, died by suicide.
  16. crime
    The Justice Department Is Reportedly Trying to Shield Trump From a Rape LawsuitA court filing asks a judge to “substitute the United States for President Trump as defendant” in E. Jean Carroll’s defamation case.
  17. crime
    Porn Actor Ron Jeremy Accused of Sexually Assaulting 13 More VictimsSo far, he has been charged for raping seven women.
  18. cut chat
    On That Ending of I May Destroy YouThe Cut staff on Michaela Coel’s rigorous, unsettling show.
  19. crime
    Yet Another Woman Is Suing Harvey Weinstein for RapeIn a newly filed lawsuit, another Jane Doe says Weinstein repeatedly sexually assaulted her during meetings about her career.
  20. power
    Survivor of Highly Publicized Rape Case Has Died by SuicideDaisy Coleman was 23 years old.
  21. power
    Former Fox News Anchor Accused of RapeA new lawsuit accuses Ed Henry of rape, and Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity, and Howard Kurtz of inappropriate sexual behavior.
  22. culture
    Who Is Destroying Whom?In I May Destroy You, Michaela Coel examines the layers of power and privilege that are always at play when a person is assaulted.
  23. the weinstein trial
    Breaking Down Harvey Weinstein’s VerdictUnderstanding the difference between first- and third-degree rape, as well as what predatory sexual assault entails.
  24. weinstein trial
    Harvey Weinstein Sentenced to 23 Years in PrisonAfter being convicted of rape and sexual assault.
  25. cut chat
    We Didn’t Expect Weinstein to Be Convicted, and We Don’t Know How to FeelWe can stop writing “alleged” now and write “convicted.” A small mercy.
  26. weinstein trial
    The Weinstein Verdict Is RadicalOn Monday, a New York jury did something astonishing — it voted to convict Harvey Weinstein of two counts of rape and sexual assault.
  27. weinstein trial
    Harvey Weinstein Is Now a Convicted RapistThe producer has been convicted on two of the five counts against him and now faces prison time.
  28. power
    Trump Rape Accuser Slams His Efforts to Stall Her CaseAs part of her defamation suit, E. Jean Carroll requested a sample of Trump’s DNA — which she says could match “genetic material” left on her dress.
  29. weinstein trial
    There’s a Special Place in Hell for Harvey Weinstein’s LawyerAfter weeks of maligning his victims in court, she maligned them on the New York Times’ podcast.
  30. the weinstein trial
    Harvey Weinstein Could Barely Stay Awake in CourtHe reportedly hosted a big Super Bowl party the night before.
  31. crime
    Suspected ‘Pillowcase Rapist’ Arrested Nearly 40 Years After First AttackFlorida police tracked down Robert Koehler, 60, using publicly available DNA profiles.
  32. jeffrey epstein
    Billionaire Pedophile Trafficked Girls As Young As 11New allegations emerge in a lawsuit against Jeffery Epstein.
  33. crime
    Only Bad People Need 4 PhonesCriminals. Finance guys who are committing fraud. Otherwise one phone will cut it.
  34. virginity tests
    Kentucky’s Republican Ex-Governor Pardoned a Convicted Child RapistMatt Bevin doesn’t believe the man’s 9-year-old victim, claiming she passed a “virginity test” — a procedure based on dubious science.
  35. crime
    When You See Your Rapist on TinderMultiple women say online-dating platforms aren’t removing the profiles of men who’ve assaulted them — leaving others at risk.
  36. power
    Ronan Farrow Says Bill Clinton Was ‘Credibly Accused’ of RapeFarrow called Juanita Broaddrick’s allegations against the former president “long overdue for revisiting.”
  37. harvey weinstein
    3 Women Confronted Harvey Weinstein at a New York City ClubBut most of the crowd seemed to side with the disgraced producer.
  38. unsolicited takes
    A Father of Daughters Finally Weighs in on Matt LauerA man who wants you to know he has female offspring has stepped up to offer his opinion on the media’s “unfair treatment” of Lauer.
  39. power
    NBC Allegedly Buried Yet Another Sexual-Assault StoryActivist Sil Lai Abrams claims the network killed a story about her allegations against A.J. Calloway and Russell Simmons in 2018.
  40. sexual assault
    Students Suspended After Posting Bathroom Notes About a RapistSophomore Aela Mansmann is suing her Maine high school, which said her anonymous note bullied a male student.
  41. crime
    Matt Lauer’s Former Colleagues Appalled by New Rape Allegation“I believe she is telling the truth. And that breaks my heart.”
  42. power
    What Has Matt Lauer Learned? Maybe Nothing.In responding to a rape allegation, Lauer blames his victim.
  43. q&a
    This Writer Interviewed Her Rapist, 14 Years LaterTalking to Jeannie Vanasco about her memoir, Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was a Girl.
  44. sexual assault
    A Startling Number of Women Say the First Time They Had Sex Was RapeAccording to a new study published in JAMA.
  45. crime
    19-Year-Old Accused of Raping 6 Girls He Targeted Over SnapchatDominic Yocco, who has been accused of assaulting girls as young as 13, has turned himself in.
  46. #metoo
    The At-Home Rape Kit Start-up Is a Useless MessThe “MeToo” kit misunderstands what its namesake movement is all about, and possibly disempowers survivors in the process.
  47. power
    How Bad Is Lyft’s ‘Sexual Predator Crisis’?Fourteen women are suing the ride-hail company over allegedly mishandling sexual-assault and rape complaints.
  48. crime
    No Prison Time for Ex-Cops Accused of Raping a Teen in CustodyThe officers admitted to having teenage sex with a suspect in the back of their police van.
  49. sexual assault
    Cristiano Ronaldo Will Not Face Charges Over Rape AccusationThe allegations “cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt,” the Clark County District Attorney’s Office announced.
  50. power
    Judge Resigns After Saying an Alleged Rapist Was ‘From a Good Family’“This young man comes from a good family … He is clearly a candidate for not just college but probably for a good college.”
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