assault

sexual assault
sexual assault

DJ Who Assaulted Taylor Swift Says She 'Ruined' His Life

Former DJ David Mueller says that he's avoided women ever since he was found guilty of assaulting Swift at a meet and greet, and that his "life is totally screwed up."
Leila Ettachfini
7.11.18
The Scarlet Letter Reports
The Scarlet Letter Reports

Six Years After Being Cast as a 'Lying Slut' for Reporting a Rape, Daisy Coleman Speaks Out

Daisy Coleman sits down with host Amanda Knox to discuss how she was villainized by the media and her community when she was 14, and how she is helping other survivors today.
Amanda Knox
5.16.18
sexual abuse
sexual abuse

'Creepy' Gynecologist Accused of Sexual Misconduct Was Allowed to Treat USC Students

Despite complaints spanning decades from multiple colleagues, Dr. George Tyndall kept treating young patients—in some cases, commenting on their breasts or photographing their genitalia.
Sirin Kale
5.16.18
assault
assault

These 9 Politicians Have Resigned for Sexual Misconduct in the Wake of #MeToo

Eric Schneiderman isn't nearly the first.
Leila Ettachfini
5.9.18
child marriage
child marriage

Woman Who Was Forced to Marry Her Rapist at 11 Is Trying to End Child Marriage

Because of legal loopholes, child marriage still exists in some states. This week, the Florida State passed a bill that would make it illegal to grant a marriage license to anyone under the age of 18.
Kimberly Lawson
2.1.18
assault
assault

GOP Lawmaker Says Someone Should 'Go After' Roy Moore’s Accusers

Alabama representative Ed Henry said he isn’t “buying” the child molestation accusations against politician Roy Moore. “I think someone should prosecute and go after them. You can’t be a victim 40 years later, in my opinion.”
Kimberly Lawson
11.10.17
sexual harassment
sexual harassment

Yet Another Woman Accuses Harvey Weinstein of Sexual Harassment

Following two explosive reports into decades of the famed producer's sexual misconduct, another woman has come forward with her story of harassment. Her attorney Gloria Allred says that Weinstein's promise to seek therapy is "not enough."
Kimberly Lawson
10.10.17
Technologies
Technologies

The Complicated Promise Of Anti-Rape Technologies

Wearable panic buttons, rape reporting software, and condoms with built-in teeth are all technologies marketed to women to help prevent sexual assault. But do they offer real safety or just the feeling of it?
Sirin Kale
10.2.17
assault
assault

Men Are Finding Loopholes in US Law to Marry Children

According to a new report, more than 200,000 children—some as young as 13—were married between 2000 and 2015 in the US.
Kimberly Lawson
8.30.17
crime
crime

Teen Girl Stopped Car For Help After Rape—And Then Its Driver Raped Her Too

Police in Birmingham, UK have just charged one man in connection with the horrific double attack on a 14-year-old girl.
Sirin Kale
7.31.17
sexual assault
sexual assault

We Need to Acknowledge Male Rape Victims' Trauma, Researchers Say

A new study debunks the theory that women are more likely than men to experience emotional trauma following a sexual assault.
Kimberly Lawson
7.10.17
domestic violence
domestic violence

Inside the First Men-Only Domestic Violence Shelter in Texas

"The more that we can come to terms as society about domestic violence, the more men who are being victimized will be willing to come forward."
Annamarya Scaccia
6.26.17