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Sexual Assault

  1. the weinstein trial
    Harvey Weinstein Could Barely Stay Awake in CourtHe reportedly hosted a big Super Bowl party the night before.
  2. sexual assault
    Harvey Weinstein’s Jury Has Been PickedHalf of the jurors are white men.
  3. 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.
  4. the law
    Gigi Hadid Dismissed From the Weinstein JuryOver her friendships with Cara Delevingne and Salma Hayek, two women he allegedly harassed.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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?
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. crime
    Bill Cosby Would Rather Serve 10 Years in Prison Than Show RemorseHe made it clear in his first interview since being sentenced.
  17. 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.
  18. culture
    Susan Choi Wins the National Book AwardFor Trust Exercise, her complicated novel about consent and power.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. harvey weinstein
    3 Women Confronted Harvey Weinstein at a New York City ClubBut most of the crowd seemed to side with the disgraced producer.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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?
  28. the body politic
    Ronan Farrow Depicts a Chilling Cover-up at NBCThe same people who let abuses happen are still running the show.
  29. crime
    Matt Lauer’s Former Colleagues Appalled by New Rape Allegation“I believe she is telling the truth. And that breaks my heart.”
  30. power
    What Has Matt Lauer Learned? Maybe Nothing.In responding to a rape allegation, Lauer blames his victim.
  31. 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.”
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. the body politic
    The Toll of Me TooAssessing the costs for those who came forward.
  35. metoo
    Another Woman Says Al Franken Groped HerFranken said, “I feel terrible that anyone came away from an interaction with me feeling bad.”
  36. testimonials
    Coming Forward About Sexual Assault, and What Comes AfterTwenty-five people who reported sexual assault and harassment talk about what happened after they spoke up and everyone else moved on.
  37. #metoo
    The Fast and the Furious Director Rob Cohen Accused of Sexual AssaultA woman claims Cohen assaulted her in a hotel room while she was unconscious.
  38. books
    Chanel Miller’s Story Needed to Be Told in Her Own WordsHer memoir, of Brock Turner’s sexual assault and its aftermath, is astonishing.
  39. #metoo
    Chanel Miller Gives Powerful Interview About Surviving Brock Turner AssaultThe woman previously known as “Emily Doe” in the Brock Turner case talks about her assault with 60 Minutes.
  40. crime
    Church of Scientology Hit With Child Sexual Abuse AllegationThe new suit, filed in Miami, makes claims of child sexual abuse, sexual battery, conspiracy, and more.
  41. feuds
    The Feud Between Aaron and Nick Carter Has Taken a Dark TurnNick Carter has filed a restraining order against Aaron, who says Nick is retaliating against him.
  42. #metoo
    Kevin Spacey Accuser Dies Ahead of TrialAn anonymous massage therapist died before he was set to appear in court.
  43. sexual assault
    A Startling Number of Women Say the First Time They Had Sex Was RapeAccording to a new study published in JAMA.
  44. power
    Everything We Know About Deborah Ramirez’s Allegations Against KavanaughA damning new report indicates that her claims were never fully investigated, even though she had potential witnesses who were willing to speak.
  45. sexual assault
    What We Learned From the New Book on Brett Kavanaugh and His AccusersThe book from two New York Times reporters reveals a previously unknown allegation, and offers new details from Ramirez and Blasey Ford.
  46. power
    Kavanaugh Accused of Exposing Himself to a Second Yale ClassmateThe New York Times uncovered a previously unreported allegation against the Supreme Court justice.
  47. crime
    19-Year-Old Accused of Raping 6 Girls He Targeted Over SnapchatDominic Yocco, who has been accused of assaulting girls as young as 13, has turned himself in.
  48. #metoo
    The At-Home Rape Kit Start-up Is a Useless MessThe “MeToo” kit misunderstands what its namesake movement is all about, and possibly disempowers survivors in the process.
  49. sexual assault
    Unbelievable Is Hard to Watch But Easy to BelieveIt’s the only crime show that really understands sexual-assault victims.
  50. sexual assault
    NFL Star Antonio Brown Accused of Rape by Former TrainerA new lawsuit alleges that the Patriots wide receiver forcibly raped a woman at his Miami home.
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