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Sexual Assault

  1. coronavirus
    Harvey Weinstein Has Reportedly Tested Positive for CoronavirusHe is said to be in isolation at New York’s maximum-security Wende Correctional Facility.
  2. 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.
  3. weinstein trial
    Harvey Weinstein Sentenced to 23 Years in PrisonAfter being convicted of rape and sexual assault.
  4. harvey weinstein
    Harvey Weinstein Wrote ‘Jen Aniston Should Be Killed’ in an EmailAfter he heard (incorrectly) that she’d accused him of groping her, according to court documents.
  5. publishing
    Woody Allen’s Book Has Been CanceledAfter staff at the books’ publisher walked out in protest of his story of alleged sexual assault.
  6. power
    Publishing Staff Walk Out to Protest Woody Allen AutobiographyAt Hachette, which is set to publish the book in April, employees have walked out in solidarity with Dylan and Ronan Farrow.
  7. 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.
  8. harvey weinstein
    The Harrowing Testimonies of Harvey Weinstein’s Six AccusersSix women who say they were abused by Weinstein took the stand in his New York trial. Here’s what they said.
  9. 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.
  10. crime
    The Disturbing Rise of the ‘50 Shades’ Defense for MurderMore and more men who’ve been convicted of violent murders are claiming that it was just consensual rough sex gone awry.
  11. power
    Elle Columnist Says She Was Fired After Accusing Trump of RapeE. Jean Carroll claims her contract wasn’t renewed “because Trump ridiculed my reputation … & dragged me through the mud.”
  12. 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.
  13. crime
    The Woman Who Taped Harvey WeinsteinAmbra Battilana Gutierrez, a former model whom Weinstein admitted to groping in 2015, on watching his trial finally unfold.
  14. 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.
  15. harvey weinstein
    Weinstein Once Said He ‘Sometimes’ Didn’t Know When Sex Was ConsensualIn the 1990s, Weinstein allegedly admitted that sexual encounters could be “confusing for [him], too.”
  16. crime
    Elizabeth Smart Says She Was Sexually Assaulted on a Plane“Do I just have, like, a big badge on my forehead that says ‘Easy prey’ or ‘Victim’? Because I am sick of it.”
  17. the weinstein trial
    Harvey Weinstein Could Barely Stay Awake in CourtHe reportedly hosted a big Super Bowl party the night before.
  18. sexual assault
    Harvey Weinstein’s Jury Has Been PickedHalf of the jurors are white men.
  19. sexual assault
    Evelyn Yang, Andrew Yang’s Wife, Says Her Gynecologist Sexually Assaulted HerThe wife of the Democratic candidate says she was abused during a routine pregnancy examination, and she’s coming forward to help other women.
  20. the law
    Gigi Hadid Dismissed From the Weinstein JuryOver her friendships with Cara Delevingne and Salma Hayek, two women he allegedly harassed.
  21. crime
    Britain’s ‘Most Prolific Rapist’ Has Been Sentenced to Life in PrisonReynhard Sinaga was found guilty of 159 counts of sexual offenses against 48 men.
  22. crime
    A British Teen Said She Was Gang-Raped. Then She Was Sent to Prison.After international outrage, a judge has suspended her sentence for three years.
  23. crime
    The 57-Page PowerPoint Harvey Weinstein’s Team Is Sending ReportersThe document presents oppo research about the women, including text messages and photographs, with the goal of vindicating him in the press.
  24. crime
    The Complete List of Allegations Against Harvey WeinsteinBy our count, 100 women have come forward with allegations of sexual assault or harassment against Weinstein, who has denied any criminal wrongdoing.
  25. crime
    100 Women vs. Harvey WeinsteinThe disgraced movie mogul finally faces his day in court. But as his accusers know best, there might not be a Hollywood ending.
  26. 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.
  27. lawsuits
    Former Teen Model Accuses Weinstein of Sexual Assault in New LawsuitKaja Sokola says she was just 16 when Weinstein abused her. Now she’s suing him under New York’s Child Victims Act.
  28. sexual harassment
    Why Did It Take Survivor So Long to Remove an Alleged Harasser?The show finally removed a Dan Spilo, who was accused of inappropriately touching multiple women.
  29. lawsuits
    What the Hell Happened With That Harvey Weinstein Settlement?His alleged victims are receiving a fraction of what they could have gotten. Who’s to blame?
  30. sexual assault
    More Than 3,000 People Reported Sexual Assault in Ubers Last YearThe ride-sharing app released its first-ever safety report, and the results are alarming.
  31. 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.
  32. crime
    Bill Cosby Would Rather Serve 10 Years in Prison Than Show RemorseHe made it clear in his first interview since being sentenced.
  33. sexual assault
    Famed Self-Help Guru Accused of Sexually Assaulting a Teen GirlTony Robbins, who has previously been accused of sexual misconduct, is also alleged to have sexually assaulted a teenage girl in 1985.
  34. culture
    Susan Choi Wins the National Book AwardFor Trust Exercise, her complicated novel about consent and power.
  35. sexual assault
    Prince Andrew Is Finally Facing Consequences for His Epstein TiesAfter publicly defending his friendship with the accused pedophile, Prince Andrew is stepping down from public duties.
  36. metoo
    What Happens When Me Too Comes for a Prominent Evangelical?Evangelicals believed comedian John Crist could help spread the Gospel to a wider audience. Then he was accused of sexual misconduct.
  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. metoo
    She Was Assaulted During a Massage, and the Spa Blamed Her for ItLaura went to Tribeca’s Aire spa to unwind, but self-care became a nightmare.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. power
    Weinstein Reportedly Looked to Woody Allen for Help Silencing His Accusers“How did you deal with this?” Weinstein asked Allen, according to Ronan Farrow’s book Catch and Kill.
  43. crime
    One Night at Mount SinaiAja Newman went to the emergency room for shoulder pain. Her doctor was a superstar. What’s the worst that could happen?
  44. the body politic
    Ronan Farrow Depicts a Chilling Cover-up at NBCThe same people who let abuses happen are still running the show.
  45. crime
    Matt Lauer’s Former Colleagues Appalled by New Rape Allegation“I believe she is telling the truth. And that breaks my heart.”
  46. power
    What Has Matt Lauer Learned? Maybe Nothing.In responding to a rape allegation, Lauer blames his victim.
  47. me too
    Weinstein Told Assistant “He’d Never Had a Chinese Girl” Before Rape Attempt“I’d worn two pairs of tights for protection, and tried to appease him by taking one of them off and letting him massage me, but it hadn’t worked.”
  48. me too
    When Women Don’t Want to TalkI asked dozens of women to share their experiences with sexual assault and harassment. Here’s what they did—and didn’t—tell me.
  49. 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.
  50. the body politic
    The Toll of Me TooAssessing the costs for those who came forward.
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