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Sexual Assault

  1. courts
    Cuba Gooding Jr. Pleads Not Guilty to Forcible TouchingA video appears to show the alleged assault.
  2. sexual assault
    Cuba Gooding Jr. Charged With Forcibly Touching Woman at NYC BarHe pleaded not guilty over the Saturday night incident.
  3. crime
    Cuba Gooding Jr. Turns Himself in Following Alleged Groping IncidentPolice are looking into an altercation that reportedly took place at a bar in Manhattan.
  4. the art world
    Artist Apologizes Over Tone-Deaf #MeToo Piece at Art BaselAndrea Bowers used a graphic photo of a sexual-assault survivor in her $300,000 piece without the woman’s consent.
  5. crime
    Emily Doe, the Woman Brock Turner Assaulted, Is Writing a MemoirThe Stanford rape survivor will “share her experience in emotional, honest and eloquent detail.”
  6. sexual assault
    Ellen DeGeneres’s Mom ‘Regrets’ Not Believing Her About Sexual Abuse“If someone in your life has the courage to speak out, please believe them.”
  7. sexual assault
    Ellen DeGeneres’s Mom ‘Regrets’ Not Believing Her About Sexual Abuse“If someone in your life has the courage to speak out, please believe them.”
  8. the law
    R. Kelly Charged With 11 New Counts of Felony AssaultSome carry a potential sentence of 30 years in prison.
  9. sexual assault
    Ellen DeGeneres Says Her Stepfather Molested Her When She Was a TeenagerShe discussed the experience on Letterman’s Netflix show.
  10. crime
    Bus Driver Who Admitted to Raping 14-Year-Old Girl Will Spend No Time in JailThe judge considered him a low-risk offender because he has no prior arrests and only assaulted one victim.
  11. um
    Game of Thrones’ Daniel Portman Says He’s Been Groped by ‘So Many’ Female Fans“What can you do? You know?”
  12. republicans
    White Alabamians Are Doing It AgainRoy Moore, an accused child molester, is leading early polls in Alabama’s Republican primary for the 2020 U.S. Senate election.
  13. returns
    Ed Westwick Joins Forces With IRL Bond Villain Louise LintonIn 2017, three women accused the actor of sexual assault.
  14. sexual assault
    40 Years After Crimes, Man Charged With 100 Counts of RapeThe victims were all under the age of 13.
  15. crime
    Sundance Co-Founder Sterling Van Wagenen Charged With Child Sexual AbuseSterling Van Wagenen was accused of abusing a child between 2013 and 2015.
  16. sexual assault
    Former Assistant Sues Flaunt Magazine for Sexual Harassment and AssaultJoseph Dalla Betta accused the CEO and editor-in-chief of groping and hitting them while they worked for the magazine.
  17. personal is political
    Ashley Judd Shared the Personal Reason Why She’s Against Georgia’s Abortion Ban“I would’ve had to co-parent with my rapist.”
  18. bill cosby
    Bill Cosby Settles Defamation Case Brought by 7 AccusersHe still has a countersuit.
  19. crime
    A Woman Was Raped by a Man Pretending to Be Her Uber DriverDetails of the December crime have been released following the death of a University of South Carolina student.
  20. crime
    David Blaine Faces Two New Sexual-Assault AccusationsThe department has reportedly taken statements from two women.
  21. #metoo
    What Was the Washington Post Afraid Of?About to publish an investigation of a powerful executive’s alleged sexual misconduct, the newspaper pulled back. Irin Carmon tries to understand why.
  22. power
    Justin Fairfax Accuser Describes Alleged Sexual Assault in Detail“It was like I had just walked into a trap,” Vanessa Tyson told Gayle King in her first televised interview.
  23. #metoo
    ‘Disgraced’ Director Exiled to Lavish Parisian Birthday PartyA year after six women accused him of sexual misconduct, Brett Ratner seems to be doing just fine.
  24. sexual assault
    Report: Conor McGregor Under Investigation for Sexual AssaultThe UFC star has reportedly been named in a case in which a woman was raped at a hotel outside Dublin.
  25. crime
    JetBlue Pilots Accused of Drugging and Raping 3 Crew MembersThe women say they reported the assaults to JetBlue, but that no action was taken against the pilots.
  26. power
    Republican State Representative Resigns After Being Accused of Sexual AssaultRepresentative Brian Ellis was accused of having sex with a woman against her will while she was blacked out.
  27. birch bayh
    Birch Bayh, Liberal Lion of the Senate, Dies at 91Bayh’s proudest accomplishment was the Title IX law banning gender discrimination in higher education. He was also chief Senate sponsor of the ERA.
  28. close reads
    Leaving Neverland and Surviving R. Kelly Ask Too Much of VictimsBoth demand an emotional labor that reveals how entrenched we are in rape culture, even as we attempt to pass a sweeping referendum on it.
  29. power
    Police Officer Accused of Kidnapping Several Women, Coercing Them Into SexEverything we know about the case against Officer Andrew Mitchell so far.
  30. celebrity chefs
    Mario Batali Has Given Up Ownership of His Restaurant EmpireAfter being plagued by multiple sexual assault allegations.
  31. the law
    All Your Questions About R. Kelly’s Indictment and Rearrest, AnsweredHe’s been charged with ten counts of felony aggravated criminal sex abuse and arrested again for unpaid child support.
  32. r. kelly
    R. Kelly Also Investigated in Detroit Over Alleged Sexual Assault of 13-Year-OldThis case is separate from the ten counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault the singer was charged with in Chicago.
  33. crime
    Two Cops Accused of Raping Teen Have Their Charges Dropped“It’s just a horrible message that they won’t prosecute a rape case against cops.”
  34. controversies
    Mario Batali Has Given Up Ownership of His RestaurantsEight months after execs at his restaurant group said he would do so.
  35. controversies
    Mario Batali Has Given Up Ownership of His RestaurantsEight months after execs at his restaurant group said he would do so.
  36. abortion rights
    11-Year-Old Rape Victim Given C-Section After Being Denied AbortionOne of the doctors who performed the C-section says she “almost became sick” when she first saw the girl.
  37. racism
    Justin Fairfax and the Lies We Tell About LynchingsFairfax compared the sexual-assault allegations he’s facing to a lynching. Little could be further from the truth.
  38. the law
    Attorney Shares Disturbing Details of R. Kelly Sex Abuse VideoCelebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti said the video is a “break” in the case.
  39. sexual assault
    R. Kelly Accused of Sexual Misconduct With Two More Underage WomenThe two women claim he sexually assaulted and harassed them in a hotel in 1995.
  40. sexual assault
    R. Kelly Accused of Sexual Misconduct With Two More Underage WomenThe two women claim he sexually assaulted and harassed them in a hotel in 1995.
  41. time's up
    Time’s Up President and CEO Lisa Borders Announces ResignationThe former WNBA president was appointed to the position late last fall.
  42. power
    Justin Fairfax’s Accuser Says Sexual Violence Is ‘Killing’ WomenDr. Vanessa Tyson spoke about #MeToo at her first public appearance since coming forward with her allegations against the lieutenant governor.
  43. culture
    6 Women Accuse Extra Host A.J. Calloway of Sexual AssaultFour of the women allege that they were raped.
  44. virginia
    Senators Call on Justin Fairfax to Resign After Second Sexual Assault AllegationAfter a second woman accused Virginia Lt. Governor Fairfax of sexual assault — and provided corroborating evidence — national Democrats want him out.
  45. politics
    A Second Woman Is Accusing Virginia Lieutenant Governor of Sexual AssaultJustin Fairfax faces a second sexual assault allegation as scandal continues to engulf Virginia politics.
  46. virginia
    Virginia Scandals Cast Shadow Over Democrats’ Election HopesEven after the immediate crises pass, they may hurt Dems’ chances for shoring up state control, and even revive hopes that Trump could win the state.
  47. crime
    Nursing Facility Unit Will Shut Down After Incapacitated Woman Gave BirthLast month, police arrested a 36-year-old nurse who worked there on suspicion of raping and impregnating the woman.
  48. politics
    A Comprehensive Guide to the Scandals Engulfing Top Virginia PoliticiansFrom the racist yearbook photo to sexual-assault allegations.
  49. power
    Virginia Lieutenant Governor’s Accuser Releases Statement“I cannot believe, given my obvious distress, that Mr. Fairfax thought this forced sexual act was consensual.”
  50. virginia
    Read the Statement Accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of Sexual Assault“I cannot believe, given my obvious state of distress, that Mr. Fairfax thought this forced sexual act was consensual,” writes Dr. Vanessa Tyson.
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