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Sexual Assault

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. crime
    Bill Cosby Is Reportedly Already Planning His Comeback TourAccording to his publicist, “The world wants to see Mr. Cosby.”
  5. power
    ‘We Gave It Our Best Shot’Four of Bill Cosby’s accusers react to the news of his release from prison.
  6. power
    Who Our Legal System ServesFour years into the Me Too movement, we still don’t do enough to support women who come forward.
  7. power
    When Is It Enough?Bill Cosby’s overturned conviction is a reminder that the legal system remains stacked against accusers.
  8. sexual violence
    The Worst Reaction to Bill Cosby’s Release So FarPhylicia Rashad, Cosby’s former co-star, tweeted her support after the actor’s sexual-assault conviction was overturned.
  9. crime
    Bill Cosby Has Been ReleasedAfter serving just over two years of his prison sentence, his sexual-assault conviction has been overturned by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
  10. power
    A Fourth Woman Sues Marilyn Manson for Sexual AssaultAshley Morgan Smithline says she was raped, cut, and “branded” by the singer.
  11. marilyn manson
    A Warrant Is Out for Marilyn Manson’s ArrestNew Hampshire authorities are seeking the singer, who allegedly assaulted a videographer in 2019.
  12. sexual assault
    Lady Gaga Says She Suffered a ‘Total Psychotic Break’ After Being RapedIn a new interview, she discussed the lasting trauma after being sexually assaulted as a teenager.
  13. power
    ‘I Was His Property’: Marilyn Manson’s Former Assistant SuesAshley Walters says she was sexually assaulted, harassed, and psychologically abused by the singer in a new lawsuit.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. power
    YouTuber Jake Paul Has Been Accused of Sexual AssaultIn a new video, TikToker Justine Paradise says she was assaulted in 2019.
  17. sarah everard
    Sarah Everard Deserved Better Than ThisA cop is accused of kidnapping and killing her. On Saturday, police violently broke up a vigil in her honor.
  18. power
    Alexander Wang Met With His AccusersIn a statement released afterward, he said he will “do better.”
  19. power
    Alexander Wang Off DutyThe designer was famous for his partying. Now, he could become infamous.
  20. power
    Gérard Depardieu Charged With Rape and Sexual AssaultHe allegedly assaulted a 22-year-old actress while helping her rehearse in 2018.
  21. power
    Britney Spears Was Never in ControlWhy did I ever believe a teen girl could hold all the power?
  22. power
    The Willful Misunderstanding of KinkWhat does it mean to conflate a sexual practice with abuse?
  23. power
    Marilyn Manson ‘Almost Destroyed Me’Game of Thrones actress Esmé Bianco says her relationship with the singer left her with physical scars and PTSD.
  24. power
    The Clarifying Power of AOC’s StorytellingThe congresswoman spoke openly about her trauma, and in doing so made it clear that Republicans must be held accountable.
  25. power
    AOC Says She Is a Survivor of Sexual AssaultIn a livestream where she discussed the trauma of the Capitol insurrection.
  26. power
    Evan Rachel Wood: Marilyn Manson ‘Horrifically Abused’ MeFour other women also described their experiences with the singer on social media.
  27. power
    Alexander Wang Denies ‘Atrocious’ Sexual Assault AllegationsIn a statement to the New York Times, he decried the accusations as “baseless and grotesquely false.”
  28. introductions
    Nick Robinson Was Done Playing a TeenBut he went back to high school for A Teacher, a show about an abusive teacher-student relationship.
  29. crime
    Fashion Mogul Arrested on Sex-Trafficking ChargesPeter Nygard is accused of sexually assaulting over 50 women. They say he used violence, intimidation, and company resources to prey on them.
  30. power
    What Daisy Coleman ChangedBefore the recent campus anti-rape movement, before Brock Turner, a 14-year-old girl was terrorized for speaking out.
  31. 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.
  32. power
    E. Jean Carroll’s Lawsuit Against Trump Will Move ForwardA federal judge blocked the Justice Department’s attempt to shield the president from the defamation suit.
  33. first person
    Aching for AbolitionAs a survivor of sexual violence, I know prison isn’t the answer.
  34. sexual assault
    Yet Another Woman Has Accused Trump of Sexual AssaultFormer model Amy Dorris says Trump forced his tongue down her throat and groped her at the 1997 U.S. Open.
  35. crime
    Porn Actor Ron Jeremy Accused of Sexually Assaulting 13 More VictimsSo far, he has been charged for raping seven women.
  36. cut chat
    On That Ending of I May Destroy YouThe Cut staff on Michaela Coel’s rigorous, unsettling show.
  37. culture
    In the End, There’s ArabellaI May Destroy You is revolutionary for never losing sight of its main character.
  38. q+a
    Chanel Miller Is Happy You Know Her Name NowThe author-artist on life after Emily Doe and the importance of appreciating the little things.
  39. 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.
  40. power
    Survivor of Highly Publicized Rape Case Has Died by SuicideDaisy Coleman was 23 years old.
  41. culture
    ‘You Can’t Escape Him, He’s Ubiquitous’Two years ago, Sil Lai Abrams named Russell Simmons as her rapist. She’s still fighting to be heard.
  42. the epstein case
    Ghislaine Maxwell Has Finally Been ArrestedShe’s accused of trafficking and abusing dozens of underage girls alongside Jeffrey Epstein.
  43. 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.
  44. power
    Five Women Have Accused Cop In Breonna Taylor’s Case Of Sexual MisconductThe sexual assault and harassment accusations against Brett Hankison are being investigated by the Louisville police department.
  45. encounter
    The Long Wait for Justice at NBC NewsFor one early whistle-blower, Andy Lack’s exit feels like just the beginning of a Me Too reckoning.
  46. power
    What We Know About the Joe Biden Sexual-Assault AllegationTara Reade says Biden assaulted her in 1993 — a claim he firmly denies.
  47. power
    Joe Biden Denies Sexual Assault AllegationFive weeks after Tara Reade came forward, he has finally addressed her account directly.
  48. coronavirus
    Harvey Weinstein Has Reportedly Tested Positive for CoronavirusHe is said to be in isolation at New York’s maximum-security Wende Correctional Facility.
  49. 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.
  50. weinstein trial
    Harvey Weinstein Sentenced to 23 Years in PrisonAfter being convicted of rape and sexual assault.
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