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Sexual Abuse

  1. keeping up with the royals
    An Exhaustive Guide to the Prince Andrew AllegationsThe rape lawsuit, the sweatless alibi, the chubby fingers, and all the other threads of the royal’s Epstein association.
  2. crime
    Josh Duggar Found Guilty of Possessing Child PornographyThe former reality-television star now faces up to 40 years in prison.
  3. cover story podcast
    That’s an Old StoryOn this week’s episode, Lily visits the Ecuadoran Amazon to work on a project, and a shaman does something terrible to her.
  4. power
    Puerto Rico’s Loudest Whisper NetworkFed up with a broken justice system, the organizers of an Instagram account started naming alleged abusers. Then one of the accused killed himself.
  5. crime
    R. Kelly Found Guilty of All Counts in Sex-Trafficking TrialThe singer could face life in prison.
  6. power
    The U.N.’s Own Humanitarian CrisisFour years after promising to address its internal “scourge” of sexual misconduct, the multinational institution remains in conflict with itself.
  7. power
    New Lawsuit Accuses Prince Andrew of RapeVirginia Giuffre is suing the Duke of York, saying he sexually assaulted her when she was 17.
  8. power
    R. Kelly’s Trial Is Finally Set to BeginThat Kelly’s many accusers have thus far been denied legal redress is no anomaly.
  9. crime
    Hillsong Church Leader Charged With Concealing Child Sex AbuseAustralian investigators say Brian Houston knew his father sexually assaulted multiple boys and deliberately kept it from police.
  10. 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.
  11. culture
    No, Simone Biles Isn’t a QuitterThe gymnastics superstar is in the middle of her greatest fight yet. And still winning.
  12. restorative justice
    Can ‘Bad Men’ Ever Change?Would face-to-face meetings between a victim and an abuser — a form of restorative justice — help a society overwhelmed with toxic behavior?
  13. power
    Armie Hammer Has Reportedly Checked Into RehabAccording to a new report, the actor is seeking treatment “for drug, alcohol, and sex issues.”
  14. power
    Armie Hammer Has Been Accused of RapeA woman named Effie says the actor “violently” raped her for four hours in 2017.
  15. power
    A Student in the Sarah Lawrence ‘Cult’ Case Is Now Facing ChargesAt first, prosecutors painted Isabella Pollok as one of Lawrence Ray’s victims. Now, they say she was a willing accomplice.
  16. crime
    Ex-U.S. Gymnastics Coach Dies by Suicide Amid Human-Trafficking ChargesJohn Geddert, long seen as Larry Nassar’s chief enabler, died by suicide shortly after the charges against him were announced.
  17. power
    France Is Finally Setting an Age of ConsentAmid mounting public pressure, the government seeks to set the age of sexual consent at 15.
  18. power
    Evan Rachel Wood Accuses Marilyn Manson of Anti-Semitic AbuseThe actor said Manson frequently used racial slurs and “would draw swastikas over [her] bedside table when he was mad.”
  19. power
    Phoebe Bridgers Says Marilyn Manson Has a ‘Rape Room’Amid the abuse allegations against the artist, Bridgers recalled an experience she had at his home as a teenager.
  20. power
    Dita Von Teese Has Addressed the Marilyn Manson AllegationsIn an Instagram statement, Teese, who was married to Manson, said she’s still “processing the news.”
  21. power
    Rose McGowan Is ‘Disgusted’ by the Marilyn Manson AllegationsMcGowan, who was engaged to Manson for two years, says she “stands with” Evan Rachel Wood and the other women who have come forward.
  22. armie hammer
    Yet Another One of Armie Hammer’s Exes Speaks OutPaige Lorenze says the actor branded her with a knife and talked about “consuming her.”
  23. crime
    Over 82,000 People Are Reportedly Suing the Boy Scouts for Sex AbuseThe organization has been deluged with complaints ahead of a court-mandated filing deadline.
  24. crime
    Ex-Cop in Breonna Taylor’s Case Sued for Sexual AssaultFormer Louisville police officer Brett Hankison exploited his position to “prey on innocent women,” a lawsuit states.
  25. crime
    Two Popes Accused of Overlooking Warnings About Top Cardinal’s AbuseTheodore McCarrick was defrocked last year, after being accused of sexual abuse. But the allegations had been known for decades, a new report says.
  26. crime
    Ex-Professor Allegedly Ran Sexual Experiments on People With DisabilitiesJerry Rea allegedly used residents of an Iowa facility for people with severe disabilities as “guinea pigs” in his arousal research.
  27. crime
    The Alleged Mastermind of the Sarah Lawrence ‘Cult’ Has Been ChargedThe federal prosecution of Larry Ray stemmed from a New York investigative story.
  28. jeffrey epstein
    Billionaire Pedophile Trafficked Girls As Young As 11New allegations emerge in a lawsuit against Jeffery Epstein.
  29. power
    NYPD Officer Arrested for Molesting a 12-Year-Old GirlDetective Juan Jimenez is accused of groping and trying to kiss a child in his Brooklyn apartment this summer.
  30. #metoo
    Ariana Grande Responds to ‘Heartbreaking Stories’ About Predatory PhotographerThey put out statements in support of the women coming out against Marcus Hyde, who they’ve both worked with.
  31. the jeffrey epstein scandal
    New Video Shows Trump and Jeffrey Epstein Ogling Women at Mar-a-LagoA week after the president told reporters he “wasn’t a fan” of the sex offender.
  32. the epstein case
    Could Jeffrey Epstein Avoid Life in Prison?His long-shot legal path.
  33. sexual assault
    Cuba Gooding Jr. Charged With Forcibly Touching Woman at NYC BarHe pleaded not guilty over the Saturday night incident.
  34. sexual assault
    Ellen DeGeneres’s Mom ‘Regrets’ Not Believing Her About Sexual Abuse“If someone in your life has the courage to speak out, please believe them.”
  35. power
    Larry Nassar’s Digital GhostsWhy wouldn’t YouTube remove a disturbing video of him with a young gymnast?
  36. nxivm trial
    The NXIVM Trial Keeps Getting More and More DisturbingHigh-ranking members of the alleged sex cult have started their testimonies against the group’s founder.
  37. crime
    Former Ohio State Doctor Sexually Abused at Least 177 Men, Report FindsSchool officials allegedly knew about his abuse for years and did nothing.
  38. sexual abuse
    Old Creep Struggles to Sell MemoirPresumably, Woody Allen’s memoir is “his side of things.”
  39. google walkout
    The Women Behind the Google Walkout Say They’re Facing RetaliationMeredith Whittaker and Claire Stapleton outlined their allegations in a letter sent to other Google employees.
  40. sexual assault
    40 Years After Crimes, Man Charged With 100 Counts of RapeThe victims were all under the age of 13.
  41. sexual misconduct
    Elite New York School Finds 6 Former Teachers Engaged in Sexual MisconductThe misconduct at Brooklyn’s prestigious Saint Ann’s school occurred between the 1970s and ‘90s, per a new report.
  42. sexual abuse
    Rosie O’Donnell Says She Was Sexually Abused by Her Father“It started very young.”
  43. crime
    What It Was Like for R. Kelly’s Accusers to Watch His Interview“When he started screaming … I felt like I was revisiting him yelling at me.”
  44. crime
    The Parents of a Woman Living With R. Kelly Say He Needs to ‘Rot in Jail’Joycelyn Savage’s parents say they never received money from the singer, despite his claims.
  45. science of us
    The Psychological Power of the Second PersonIn Leaving Neverland, Michael Jackson’s alleged victims often use “you” to refer to their own experiences. Here’s why.
  46. crime
    All the Criminal Charges and Lawsuits Facing R. KellyThe singer has been charged with sexual abuse, and sued for sexual battery and assault.
  47. crime
    The Women Living With R. Kelly Are Defending HimKelly reportedly snuck into the room where they were being interviewed and watched as they denied being brainwashed.
  48. leaving neverland
    Everything to Know About the Allegations Made by Michael Jackson’s MaidBlanca Francia was only briefly mentioned in Leaving Neverland, but her allegations corroborated Wade Robson’s story.
  49. culture
    How Gayle King Felt During That R. Kelly InterviewShe told O, The Oprah Magazine what was going through her head.
  50. crime
    The R. Kelly Interview Was a Frightening MessAt one point, he stood up and began yelling and gesticulating at Gayle King.
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