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Sexual Assault

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. power
    Police Officer Accused of Kidnapping Several Women, Coercing Them Into SexEverything we know about the case against Officer Andrew Mitchell so far.
  5. celebrity chefs
    Mario Batali Has Given Up Ownership of His Restaurant EmpireAfter being plagued by multiple sexual assault allegations.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.”
  9. controversies
    Mario Batali Has Given Up Ownership of His RestaurantsEight months after execs at his restaurant group said he would do so.
  10. controversies
    Mario Batali Has Given Up Ownership of His RestaurantsEight months after execs at his restaurant group said he would do so.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. the law
    Attorney Shares Disturbing Details of R. Kelly Sex Abuse VideoCelebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti said the video is a “break” in the case.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. time's up
    Time’s Up President and CEO Lisa Borders Announces ResignationThe former WNBA president was appointed to the position late last fall.
  17. 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.
  18. culture
    6 Women Accuse Extra Host A.J. Calloway of Sexual AssaultFour of the women allege that they were raped.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. politics
    A Comprehensive Guide to the Scandals Engulfing Top Virginia PoliticiansFrom the racist yearbook photo to sexual-assault allegations.
  24. 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.”
  25. 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.
  26. virginia
    Scandal Engulfs Virginia’s Top 3 State OfficeholdersThe governor and attorney general wore blackface. The lieutenant governor is facing sexual-assault allegations. The way forward is unclear.
  27. what?
    Power Walking Cured Liam Neeson’s Racism, According to Liam Neeson“Two hours every day, to get rid of this.”
  28. what?
    Power Walking Cured Liam Neeson’s Racism, According to Liam Neeson“Two hours every day, to get rid of this.”
  29. politics
    AOC Will Stand With Sexual-Assault Survivors at the State of the UnionShe’s bringing an activist who confronted Senator Jeff Flake about Kavanaugh as her guest.
  30. reality tv
    The Bachelor Just Did Something UnprecedentedWhen Caelynn shared a painstaking account of her rape, the show didn’t edit real trauma into reality-TV drama.
  31. the bachelor
    The Bachelor Got Talking About Sexual Assault Right for OnceCaelynn Miller-Keyes opened up to Colton Underwood about being sexually assaulted in college.
  32. #metoo
    Terry Crews Responds to D.L. Hughley Making Fun of His Sexual Assault”If you truly feel that is a correct way to deal with toxic behavior,” the Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor tweeted. ”Should I slap the shit out of you?”
  33. lawsuits
    Google Won’t Disclose Names of ‘Sh*tty Men in Media’ List ContributorsAn attorney for the tech giant called the request “overbroad” and “invalid.”
  34. bryan singer
    Bryan Singer Will Still Direct Red Sonja Despite New Allegations of Sexual AbuseA producer referred to the accusations as “fake news.”
  35. bryan singer
    Bryan Singer Will Still Direct Red Sonja Despite New Allegations of Sexual AbuseA producer referred to the accusations as “fake news.”
  36. covington catholic high school
    Fox News Compares Judging MAGA Teens to Judging Rape VictimsDuring a segment discussing Covington High School, host Greg Gutfeld tried to turn Nick Sandmann into a victim.
  37. the law
    Harvey Weinstein Hires Casey Anthony’s LawyerOne of the new lawyers also repped Kobe Bryant.
  38. bryan singer
    Director Bryan Singer Hit With 4 New Sexual-Assault AllegationsThe Atlantic spoke to over 50 people, many of whom allege Singer and his friends groomed teen boys.
  39. bryan singer
    Bryan Singer Hit With New Allegations of Sexual Abuse Dating Back to 1990sSinger’s attorney said the director denies having sex with or having a preference for underage men.
  40. culture
    Everything That’s Happened Since Surviving R. Kelly Came OutFour additional women have come forward saying the singer sexually abused them.
  41. the law
    Harvey Weinstein’s Lawyer Has Dropped Out of the CaseHe told Esquire that he can “take the abuse better than most.”
  42. 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.
  43. harvey weinstein
    Ashley Judd’s Sexual Harassment Claim Against Harvey Weinstein Tossed by JudgeBased on a revised California law that cannot be applied retroactively.
  44. #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.
  45. the law
    Harvey Weinstein Will Go On Trial in May, Lawyer SaysHis lawyers say “he has been forced to fend for himself.”
  46. the law
    Kevin Spacey Pleads Not Guilty at First Court Appearance for Sexual-Assault CaseHe never spoke.
  47. the law
    Kevin Spacey Pleads Not Guilty at First Court Appearance for Sexual-Assault CaseLater that day, he got pulled over for speeding.
  48. 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.
  49. #metoo
    Les Moonves Exiled to Megayacht in Wake of Sexual-Misconduct AllegationsTough.
  50. #metoo
    Kevin Spacey, Unsuccessful in His Attempt to Avoid Court, to Plead Not GuiltyA Massachusetts judge rejected the actor’s request to bypass a court appearance on Monday.
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