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Sexual Assault

  1. human trafficking
    Trafficked Teen Ordered to Pay $150,000 to Accused Rapist’s FamilyPieper Lewis was 15 when she stabbed to death a man she says repeatedly raped her.
  2. power
    Why AOC Is Speaking Publicly About Her Rape“The most powerful and persuasive things a person can say on any given issue is sharing their personal experience and personal story.”
  3. power
    All of the Allegations Against Kevin SpaceyA judge ruled that Spacey, who allegedly sexually harassed House of Cards crew members, must pay almost $31 million to the show’s production company.
  4. crime
    Harvey Weinstein’s Secret ShameVisceral details about the disgraced producer’s body in a new biography hint at a potential driving force behind his harm.
  5. why?
    Alec Baldwin Has Taken It Upon Himself to Interview Woody AllenThis seems like a bad idea, but carry on.
  6. lawsuits
    Bill Cosby Sexually Assaulted a Minor, Jury FindsJudy Huth says the comedian “molested” her in the Playboy Mansion when she was 16. A jury in a civil case agreed.
  7. power
    Kevin Spacey to Face Sexual-Assault Charges in U.K. CourtThe alleged incidents took place in the U.K. between 2005 and 2013.
  8. larry nassar
    Larry Nassar Survivors Are Suing the FBIThe plaintiffs allege that the bureau failed to investigate Nassar even after receiving credible information about his crimes.
  9. power
    Elon Musk Has Been Accused of Sexual MisconductA new report claims SpaceX paid a $250,000 settlement to an employee who alleged he propositioned her.
  10. power
    Is This the Trey Songz Reckoning?On the heels of a lawsuit accusing Songz of rape, a new accuser has come forward.
  11. power
    Cuba Gooding Jr. Pleads Guilty to One Count of Forcible TouchingHe pleaded guilty to one count against him.
  12. secrets of playboy
    The Most Disturbing Allegations in the New Playboy DocuseriesThe late Hugh Hefner finally gets his reckoning.
  13. crime
    Police Used a Woman’s Rape Kit to Arrest Her for a CrimeSan Fransisco authorities have identified at least 11 other cases where survivors’ DNA evidence was used in unrelated investigations.
  14. crime
    Supreme Court Declines to Review Bill Cosby’s ReleasePer usual, it offered no explanation for the rejection.
  15. power
    Congress Makes It Harder for Companies to Hide Sexual-Harassment ClaimsWith a bill blocking forced arbitration as the method for settling complaints.
  16. sexual abuse
    University of California Settles $243 Million Sex-Abuse CaseCampus gynecologist James Heaps allegedly abused thousands of women under the guise of medical examinations.
  17. power
    Chris Brown Has Been Accused of Sexual Assault AgainA new lawsuit alleges he drugged and raped a woman in 2020.
  18. self
    I Was a Therapist for Sex Offenders When I Realized: I Survived Larry NassarOn the anniversary of Nassar’s sentencing, one survivor reflects on the moment the truth hit her — and all the moments since.
  19. power
    A Woman Says She Was Groped While Napping on a PlaneShe says she woke up to another passenger touching her breast mid-flight.
  20. interview
    ‘Ghislaine Maxwell Is Worse Than Epstein’Virginia Giuffre reacts to the conviction she knows is long overdue.
  21. power
    Chris Noth Has Been Accused of Sexual AssaultA fourth woman has come forward accusing the Sex and the City actor of sexual assault.
  22. allegations
    SATC Stars Respond to the Chris Noth AllegationsSarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon, and Kristen Davis said they were “deeply saddened” to hear the sexual-assault allegations against their co-star.
  23. culture
    The Chris Noth Peloton Ad Has Been PulledThe company removed the ad after two women came forward with allegations of sexual assault against the actor.
  24. surviving larry nassar
    Larry Nassar’s Survivors Reach a Historic SettlementMore than 500 gymnasts sexually abused by the former doctor were awarded $380 million.
  25. lawsuits
    What to Know About the Suit Against Nicki MinajA lawsuit claims the rapper harassed Jennifer Hough, who has accused Minaj’s husband of sexual assault.
  26. power
    Evan Rachel Wood Says Marilyn Manson Threatened to Harm Her SonIn court documents, she claims he also threatened the families of women who came forward with allegations against him.
  27. from the archives
    Sexual Assault in the AmazonAs the ayahuasca tourism industry grows, so do accounts of abuse.
  28. power
    Judge Says It’s ‘Inappropriate’ to Send Rapist to PrisonAfter pleading guilty to rape and sexual abuse of four teenage girls, Christopher Belter got eight years’ probation.
  29. 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.
  30. power
    Huma Abedin Says She Was Sexually Assaulted by a SenatorThe allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh resurfaced her own experience, she writes in her forthcoming book.
  31. crime
    Lyft Received Over 1,800 Sexual-Assault Reports in a YearAfter dragging its feet for years, the company has finally released new safety data.
  32. crime
    A Woman Was Raped on a Train While the Rest of the Passengers Stood ByPennsylvania police said not a single bystander tried to intervene during the eight-minute attack.
  33. q&a
    How Do We Investigate Sexual Offenses Fairly?If you care about sexual violence, you have to care about due process, argues the lawyer and activist Alexandra Brodsky.
  34. power
    Untangling the Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against DiploThe producer may be facing criminal charges after a woman accused him of sexual assault and distributing revenge porn.
  35. power
    Emily Ratajkowski Accuses Robin Thicke of Groping Her on Set“I was an unknown model and if I had spoken out or complained, I would not be where I am today.”
  36. crime
    She Warned Us About R. Kelly. No One Believed Her.Sparkle has been waiting 20 years for this verdict.
  37. law & order
    Treat Stealthing Like the Crime That It Is AlreadyA change to California’s civil code could make the act of agreeing to protected sex and then surreptitiously ditching the condom illegal.
  38. hm?
    R. Kelly’s Defense Team Just Compared Him to … MLK?They’ve completely lost the plot.
  39. team usa
    Simone Biles Says the FBI ‘Turned a Blind Eye’ to Larry NassarTestifying in a Senate hearing, she blamed “an entire system that enabled and perpetrated his abuse.”
  40. crime
    Apparently Bill Cosby Finally Read the RoomThe known rapist will not do a comedy tour, actually.
  41. power
    Working at Brandy Melville Sounds Like an Absolute NightmareA new report from over 30 employees details racist hiring policies, Holocaust jokes, “storewide diets,” and more.
  42. sexual harassment
    Bruce Weber Has Settled Another Sexual-Assault LawsuitThe photographer has been accused of inappropriate behavior and assault by more than 20 male models.
  43. protests
    Students Call to Abolish University of Nebraska FratHundreds gathered outside of the fraternity house after a student was allegedly sexually assaulted this week.
  44. power
    R. Kelly’s Trial Is Finally Set to BeginThat Kelly’s many accusers have thus far been denied legal redress is no anomaly.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. power
    Washington Post Sued for Gender DiscriminationReporter Felicia Sonmez says she was banned from covering sexual misconduct after going public with her own assault allegations.
  48. crime
    Bill Cosby Is Reportedly Already Planning His Comeback TourAccording to his publicist, “The world wants to see Mr. Cosby.”
  49. power
    ‘We Gave It Our Best Shot’Four of Bill Cosby’s accusers react to the news of his release from prison.
  50. power
    Who Our Legal System ServesFour years into the Me Too movement, we still don’t do enough to support women who come forward.
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