Director Bryan Singer claims a) Esquire is planning to publish a “negative” article about him, and that b) it’s predicated on a “reckless disregard for the truth,” in a post he uploaded to Instagram on Monday.
A Missouri woman was raped just hours after attending a #MeToo rally at Park Central Square in Springfield, MO on Saturday, the Springfield News-Leader reports.
A Swedish court has convicted Jean-Claude Arnault of rape, months after sexual assault and harassment allegations surrounding the French photographer and husband of a woman who sits on the Swedish Academy, rocked the Academy and led to no one getting the Nobel Prize in Literature this year.
NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania—How many women must bleed to be heard? How many times? Once is not enough. It must be dozens, if not hundreds, of times. You need to do it under oath. You need to do it on camera. You need to let the lawyers and politicians and everyone on the internet call you and your family and your friends…
A lot of bad faith and genuinely cruel question have been asked in the media following sexual assault accusations made by two women—Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez—against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Among the worst is “Why didn’t she report her assault sooner?” Its this disingenuous concern that…
NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania—Bill Cosby was sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison on Tuesday for the night in 2004 he drugged, then sexually assaulted Andrea Constand in his Cheltenham home. Cosby—once a comedian so successful that having one of the most popular sitcoms in TV history was just a part of his…
NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania—“To truly understand the impact that sexual assault has had on my life, you have to understand the person that I was before it happened.”
Grant Robicheaux appeared a few years ago on the Bravo reality TV series The Online Dating Rituals of the American Male. Now, he stands accused of drugging and raping women.
On Tuesday, TMZ reported that the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has declined to bring charges against Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter stemming from allegations that he raped singer Melissa Schuman in 2003, when she was 18. Law enforcement sources told TMZ the reason for the refusal to prosecute is…
Thomas Oliver, a Portland-area indie rock photographer and videographer who worked as a cameraman on NBC’s Grimm, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for raping and assaulting 11 women and children, People reports.
The prolific French actor Gérard Depardieu has been accused of rape and sexual assault by a young actress and author who says the incident took place earlier this month.
On Wednesday, French lawmakers voted to outlaw street harassment, the enactment of which will soon be subject to fines of up to 750 euros (about $870), Reuters reports. The ban applies to gender-based harassment both in the streets and on public transit, according to the Washington Post.
Harvey Weinstein,who could face life in prison for charges of a forcible sexual act and two counts of predatory sexual assault in New York, has plead not guilty. His latest defense, as first reported by TMZ, are “around 40 emails that will show he didn’t rape one of his accusers.”
The Catholic Church, which has yet to meaningfully address cases of child sexual abuse throughout its parishes for years, must now face a new class of people speaking out about sexual abuse within the church: nuns emboldened by the #MeToo movement.
Russell Simmons, who currently faces over a dozen accusations of sexual misconduct up to and including rape allegations, has begun selling off his private properties.
Back in December, San Jose’s Mercury News reported that Brock Turner, the former Stanford swimmer who spent a mere three months in jail after being convicted on charges of assaulting and attempting to rape an intoxicated woman, was appealing this decision.
An excellent and totally disheartening report by the Star Tribune has found that law enforcement has consistently and utterly failed victims of sexual assault in Minnesota. Out of 1,000 sexual assault cases analyzed, only 26 percent went to prosecutors; victims overall had less than a 1/10 chance of seeing a…
After a court’s decision last month to release five men on bail who were convicted of sexually abusing an 18-year-old woman (and the public outcry that followed their release), Spain is reevaluating its legal definition of sexual consent.
Italy’s highest court has made way for two men, who were convicted of rape over a year ago, to receive a retrial based on the court’s finding that the woman victim had voluntarily consumed alcohol on the night of the attack.
After pleading not guilty to a new charge of forcible sexual act in the first degree Monday morning in New York, which could leave him behind bars for life—his third indictment of sexual assault in a month and a half—Harvey Weinstein has spoken to the press. In an interview with columnist Taki Theodoracopulos, who, …