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Rape

  1. #metoo
    The Emotional Scene Outside the Weinstein Courthouse“This is what justice looks like.”
  2. 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.
  3. weinstein trial
    Harvey Weinstein Sentenced to 23 Years in PrisonAfter being convicted of rape and sexual assault.
  4. cut chat
    We Didn’t Expect Weinstein to Be Convicted, and We Don’t Know How to FeelWe can stop writing “alleged” now and write “convicted.” A small mercy.
  5. weinstein trial
    The Weinstein Verdict Is RadicalOn Monday, a New York jury did something astonishing — it voted to convict Harvey Weinstein of two counts of rape and sexual assault.
  6. weinstein trial
    Harvey Weinstein Is Now a Convicted RapistThe producer has been convicted on two of the five counts against him and now faces prison time.
  7. power
    Trump Rape Accuser Slams His Efforts to Stall Her CaseAs part of her defamation suit, E. Jean Carroll requested a sample of Trump’s DNA — which she says could match “genetic material” left on her dress.
  8. weinstein trial
    There’s a Special Place in Hell for Harvey Weinstein’s LawyerAfter weeks of maligning his victims in court, she maligned them on the New York Times’ podcast.
  9. the weinstein trial
    Harvey Weinstein Could Barely Stay Awake in CourtHe reportedly hosted a big Super Bowl party the night before.
  10. the law
    Danny Masterson, Scientologists Accused of Poisoning Mars Volta Singer’s DogThe poisoning may have been retaliation against recent rape allegations.
  11. crime
    Suspected ‘Pillowcase Rapist’ Arrested Nearly 40 Years After First AttackFlorida police tracked down Robert Koehler, 60, using publicly available DNA profiles.
  12. jeffrey epstein
    Billionaire Pedophile Trafficked Girls As Young As 11New allegations emerge in a lawsuit against Jeffery Epstein.
  13. crime
    Only Bad People Need 4 PhonesCriminals. Finance guys who are committing fraud. Otherwise one phone will cut it.
  14. 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.
  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. power
    Ronan Farrow Says Bill Clinton Was ‘Credibly Accused’ of RapeFarrow called Juanita Broaddrick’s allegations against the former president “long overdue for revisiting.”
  17. e. jean carroll
    Writer E. Jean Carroll Sues Donald Trump for DefamationAfter Carroll accused Trump of sexual assault in her latest book, the president called her a liar, which she says damaged her reputation and career.
  18. harvey weinstein
    3 Women Confronted Harvey Weinstein at a New York City ClubBut most of the crowd seemed to side with the disgraced producer.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. crime
    Matt Lauer’s Former Colleagues Appalled by New Rape Allegation“I believe she is telling the truth. And that breaks my heart.”
  23. power
    What Has Matt Lauer Learned? Maybe Nothing.In responding to a rape allegation, Lauer blames his victim.
  24. 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.
  25. sexual assault
    A Startling Number of Women Say the First Time They Had Sex Was RapeAccording to a new study published in JAMA.
  26. 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.
  27. #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.
  28. power
    How Bad Is Lyft’s ‘Sexual Predator Crisis’?Fourteen women are suing the ride-hail company over allegedly mishandling sexual-assault and rape complaints.
  29. crime
    No Prison Time for Ex-Cops Accused of Raping a Teen in CustodyThe officers admitted to having teenage sex with a suspect in the back of their police van.
  30. #metoo
    Leah Remini Ends Scientology Series by Interviewing Danny Masterson’s Accusers“My job as his girlfriend was to give myself to him whenever he wanted,” one woman said. “I was to lay there and take it.”
  31. racism
    Steve King’s Views on Rape Are Inseparable From His RacismKing’s understanding of what gives women and people of color worth rests on how useful they are to his vision of civilization.
  32. abortion
    Steve King Discusses the Sunny Side of Rape and IncestThe embattled old nativist opens up a new front of outrageous comments on abortion.
  33. sexual assault
    Cristiano Ronaldo Will Not Face Charges Over Rape AccusationThe allegations “cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt,” the Clark County District Attorney’s Office announced.
  34. power
    Judge Resigns After Saying an Alleged Rapist Was ‘From a Good Family’“This young man comes from a good family … He is clearly a candidate for not just college but probably for a good college.”
  35. the national interest
    This Sounds Crazy, But Trump’s Rape Denial Might Not Be True“He’s denied it. That’s all I needed to hear,” says Lindsey Graham.
  36. media
    E. Jean Carroll Is ‘So Glad’ Not to Be Trump’s TypeThe writer who accused the president of rape responds to Trump’s pathetic “she’s not my type” defense.
  37. power
    New York Times Says It Made a Mistake With E. Jean Carroll’s StoryThe executive editor admits the paper’s coverage of serious rape allegations against Trump was “overly cautious.”
  38. roundups
    How Readers, Pundits, and Trump Have Responded to E. Jean Carroll’s AllegationsCarroll’s revelation has prompted praise, heartbreak, anger, and questions — here’s what’s been happening since she came forward.
  39. 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.”
  40. 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.
  41. sexual assault
    40 Years After Crimes, Man Charged With 100 Counts of RapeThe victims were all under the age of 13.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.”
  44. biopics
    Nikki Sixx Recants Rape Story From Mötley Crüe Memoir Ahead of Netflix’s BiopicHe previously wrote in the band’s 2001 memoir that he and Tommy Lee “pretty much” raped a woman at a party.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. rape
    Chris Brown Sues Rape Accuser for Defamation, Seeking Criminal ChargesShe could face up to one year in prison.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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