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Sexual Assault

  1. culture
    Everything That’s Happened Since Surviving R. Kelly Came OutFour additional women have come forward saying the singer sexually abused them.
  2. crime
    Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth, Prompting Sexual-Assault InvestigationPolice are now seeking DNA samples from male staff at the nursing home where she’s been a long-term patient.
  3. #metoo
    Police Quietly Closed Sexual-Assault Investigations Into Mario Batali Months AgoThe NYPD closed its investigations into three sexual-assault claims against the chef last summer, according to a new report.
  4. the law
    Kevin Spacey Pleads Not Guilty at First Court Appearance for Sexual-Assault CaseHe never spoke.
  5. r. kelly
    What to Know About Surviving R. KellyThe new Lifetime docuseries features testimony from survivors and those in the R&B singer’s inner circle.
  6. #metoo
    Les Moonves Exiled to Megayacht in Wake of Sexual-Misconduct AllegationsTough.
  7. The Changemakers: Inside the #MeToo and Time’s Up Revolutions“The most powerful tool that we have is our voice.”
  8. amber heard
    Amber Heard on Death Threats: ‘I Had to Change My Phone Number Weekly’In an op-ed for the Washington Post, the actor describes the death threats she received after speaking about domestic abuse.
  9. exits
    Les Moonves Won’t Get $120 Million Severance From CBSAn investigation concluded he was fired with cause.
  10. campus sexual assault
    Ex-Frat President Accused of Rape Given $400 Fine, No Prison TimeThis is at least the third time the judge has given probation to a man accused of sexually assaulting a Baylor student.
  11. crime
    Man Cites ‘Life Begins at Conception’ Law to Argue Rape Victim Wasn’t a ChildA Kansas man accused of raping a 15-year-old says that under a state abortion law, she’s not a child.
  12. crime
    Les Moonves, Agent Tried to Silence Accuser With $1,500 Acting GigA new report reveals a sexual assault allegation from 1995.
  13. power
    Christine Blasey Ford Speaks Out About the Threats She’s Faced“Words are not adequate to thank all of you who supported me,” she writes in her latest update on GoFundMe.
  14. lawsuits
    Surviving the ‘Predators’ Club’Three prominent Dartmouth professors allegedly tormented their female students for over 15 years. Now the women are taking on the school.
  15. power
    How Did Larry Nassar Deceive So Many for So Long?Everyone believed the predatory trainer who may have just brought down USA Gymnastics.
  16. title ix
    The Most Terrifying Parts of Betsy DeVos’s New Sexual-Assault PolicyThe proposed regulations will make it easier for students accused of sexual assault to escape unscathed.
  17. lawsuits
    Yet Another Actress Is Suing Weinstein for Sexual AssaultBoardwalk Empire actress Paz de la Huerta says Weinstein raped her twice in 2010.
  18. the kavanaugh hearings
    Christine Blasey Ford Is Still Being Put Through HellShe’s had to move four times and hasn’t been able to return to her job.
  19. crime
    Director of Blue Is the Warmest Color Accused of Sexual AssaultAbdellatif Kechiche was accused of sexual assault by an unnamed woman in Paris.
  20. lawsuits
    Harvey Weinstein Sexually Assaulted 16-Year-Old, New Lawsuit ClaimsThe woman, identified as “Jane Doe,” is joining the expanding class-action lawsuit against the disgraced Hollywood mogul.
  21. the cut on tuesdays
    The Rape List at Brown, 30 Years before Shitty Media MenOn this week’s episode of The Cut on Tuesdays podcast.
  22. books
    Moira Donegan, Creator of Media Men List, Signs Book DealIt’s described as a “primer on sexual harassment and assault as lived experience and moral and political challenge for feminists.”
  23. lawsuits
    Stephen Elliott’s Lawyer Doesn’t Want to Bring Up Soviet Russia, But…Reflecting on the Media Men List, Andrew Miltenberg tells the Cut, “I remember growing up and a whisper could send somebody to jail in East Germany.”
  24. sexual assault
    Kobe Bryant Removed From Film Festival Jury Due to Alleged RapeSparked by a Change.org petition that referenced a rape allegation from 2003.
  25. sexual assault
    More Charges Against Doctor and Girlfriend Accused of Drugging and Raping WomenGrant Robicheaux and Cerissa Riley were charged with crimes in relation to assaults against five additional women.
  26. shitty media men
    GoFundMe Has Raised More Than $50,000 to Cover Moira Donegan’s Legal FeesOn October 10, Stephen Elliott sued the creator of the Shitty Media Men List, and he’s seeking at least $1.5 million in damages.
  27. shitty media men
    5 Shitty Media Men Respond to Stephen Elliott’s Lawsuit Against Moira Donegan“I feel like if we all stay silent, then it’s like he’s speaking for us.”
  28. lawsuits
    Stephen Elliott Sues Moira Donegan, Creator of Shitty Media Men ListHe’s seeking $1.5 million in damages.
  29. sexual assault
    Melania Trump Says She Only Believes Assault Survivors If There’s ‘Evidence’The First Lady spoke out about her conditional support of women in a new interview.
  30. domestic abuse
    Tina Turner Says Ex-Husband Broke Her Jaw, Gave Her Third-Degree Burns“Sex with Ike had become an expression of hostility — a kind of rape,” Turner writes in her upcoming memoir.
  31. anniversaries
    Look at How Much Billy Bush Has ‘Grown’Two years after the release of the Access Hollywood tape, Billy Bush has concluded that he is “NOT extraordinary.”
  32. power
    Trump Let Kavanaugh Know You’re Sorry for All He’s Been Through“Donald Trump, you do not have authority to apologize to Kavanaugh on my behalf.”
  33. sexual assault
    Bill Cosby’s Lawyers Ask Court to Overturn His ConvictionHis defense team is also challenging Pennsylvania’s sex-offender laws.
  34. me too
    Rose McGowan Calls Out ‘Douchebags,’ ‘Losers’ of Hollywood’s Time’s Up Movement“How do I explain the fact that I got a GQ Man of the Year award and no women’s magazines and no women’s organizations have supported me?”
  35. the kavanaugh hearings
    Susan Collins’s Ultimate BetrayalThe senator spoke of not believing Christine Blasey Ford and then of supporting the #MeToo movement — in the same speech.
  36. talking to
    5 Women on Being Sexually Assaulted in the Year After #MeTooHas anything changed?
  37. conspiracy theories
    Donald Trump Thinks Sexual-Assault Protesters Are ‘Paid Professionals’Presumably in reference to the two brave sexual-assault survivors who confronted Senator Jeff Flake over his Kavanaugh vote.
  38. timelines
    Our Year of Reckoning: An Exhaustive TimelineA complete accounting of accusations and fallout from the year of #MeToo.
  39. the kavanaugh hearings
    All the People With Crucial Information About Kavanaugh the FBI Didn’t InterviewThe investigation did not speak to Dr. Blasey Ford, Kavanaugh’s former roommate, or several others with information who tried to come forward.
  40. science of us
    Well-Timed Study Shows the Lasting Consequences of Sexual AssaultAssault and harassment have significant effects on both mental and physical health.
  41. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kellyanne Conway Says Trump Has Treated Dr. Blasey Ford ‘Like a Fabergé Egg’Meanwhile, Sarah Huckabee Sanders claimed he was merely “stating the facts” when he mocked her testimony to a cheering crowd.
  42. student protests
    Brooklyn College Students Slam Professor Over Offensive Sexual-Assault BlogAn associate professor of business argued that committing sexual assault is a male rite of passage but says it was “satirical.”
  43. #metoo
    Connie Chung Reveals She Was Sexually Assaulted in Her 20sIn an open letter to Christine Blasey Ford.
  44. sexual assault
    Woman Sues Cristiano Ronaldo, Claiming He Raped Her and Paid Her to Stay QuietOn Wednesday, he took to social media to deny the allegations, writing that he has a “clear conscious.”
  45. women's rage
    The New Era of ConfrontationAfter Kavanaugh, sexual-assault survivors are getting in Republican senators’ faces — and they’re not going away anytime soon.
  46. the kavanaugh hearings
    Donald Trump Thinks It’s a ‘Very Scary Time for Young Men in America’“You could be somebody that was perfect your entire life, and somebody could accuse you of something,” Trump said in reference to Kavanaugh.
  47. the kavanaugh hearings
    Rachel Mitchell’s Former Colleague Slams Her Kavanaugh Memo: ‘Absolute Bullsh*t’“Rachel Mitchell’s failure to include any analysis of Kavanaugh reveals her political bias.”
  48. the kavanaugh hearings
    Mark Judge Will Cooperate With FBI Probe Into Kavanaugh Allegations, Lawyer SaysHere’s everything to know about SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged accomplice Mark Judge.
  49. the kavanaugh hearings
    Republican Senator Hides From Sexual-Assault Survivors in Men’s BathroomWhen the survivors tried to shake his hand, David Perdue said, “Don’t touch me.”
  50. state of the union
    Kellyanne Conway Says She Is a Victim of Sexual AssaultShe told Jake Tapper on CNN’s State of the Union.
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