sexual assault

Op-Ed

'Leaving Neverland' and the Complex Process of Revising Your Memories

Learning of a loved one’s sexual violence can feel akin to betrayal, as I was reminded by HBO's documentary about Michael Jackson.
Lydia Mack
3.8.19
#metoo

Man Can't Sue 'Shitty Media Men' List Creator for Emotional Harm, Judge Rules

On Friday, a federal judge dealt a significant blow to writer Stephen Elliott's $1.5 million lawsuit against "Shitty Media Men" list creator Moira Donegan.
Marie Solis
3.4.19
sexual assault

Lawmakers Want to Know What the DOJ Is Doing About Stealthing

Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Ro Khanna have asked the DOJ to turn over information on stealthing, a form of sexual assault that involves the nonconsensual removal of a condom during sex.
Marie Solis
2.28.19
crime

Police Use Genealogy Website to Crack 45-Year-Old Cold Murder Case

Linda Ann O'Keefe's family thought they would never find her killer. Decades later, police have arrested a suspect based on DNA match on a public genealogy site.
Zing Tsjeng
2.22.19
#metoo

Time's Up CEO Resigns After Her Son Is Accused of Sexual Assault

The organization announced on Friday that its CEO, Lisa Borders, had resigned her post after sexual misconduct allegations against her son emerged on Facebook.
Marie Solis
2.22.19
state of the union

AOC to Bring Woman Who Confronted Jeff Flake as Her State of the Union Guest

Ana Maria Archila, the protester who confronted then-Arizona Senator Jeff Flake in an elevator during September's Supreme Court confirmation hearings, will accompany the New York congresswoman to Tuesday's address.
Marie Solis
2.4.19
sexual assault

Lady Gaga Defended Kesha in Court, Unsealed Documents Show

"That girl has experienced serious trauma and she is in the middle of [it] right now," Lady Gaga told the court, "and you are all a party to it.”
Leila Ettachfini
1.31.19
#metoo

Weinstein Hires High-Profile Lawyers to Represent Him in Assault Case

Harvey Weinstein's new legal team includes the same attorney who represented Rose McGowan, one of the first women to accuse the movie mogul of sexual assault.
Marie Solis
1.23.19
sexual assault

Nurse Arrested in Case of Comatose Woman Who Gave Birth

Nathan Sutherland, a former nurse at Hacienda HealthCare,​ faces one count of sexual assault and one count of abusing a vulnerable adult.
Leila Ettachfini
1.23.19
crime

Student Jailed for Sexual Assault in Campus Attack That Echoes Brock Turner

Edinburgh University undergraduate Felix Beck left an 18-year-old woman bleeding after he choked her and bit her all over her thighs and genitals.
Sirin Kale
1.21.19
sexual assault

Trump's Accusers Take Center Stage in 'The Pussy Grabber Plays'

On Monday night, a play spotlighting the stories of seven of President Donald Trump's accusers debuted in New York.
Marie Solis
1.16.19
Books

'Cat Person' Author Kristen Roupenian Wants to Let Women Be Bad

In its quest to give its characters "equal opportunity" to be depraved, Kristen Roupenian's new collection of short stories falls short of capturing the nuances of gender and power that made "Cat Person" so resonant.
Marie Solis
1.15.19
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