Nov. 19, 2017

L.A. Times: Russell Simmons accused of forcing himself onto a 17-year-old model

The recording mogul was accused of nonconsensual sex and Ratner faced even more allegations of sexual misconduct in a Sunday L.A. Times report.

Nov. 18, 2017

Here are all the times President Donald Trump has been accused of sexual assault

Donald Trump called out Al Franken for sexual assault — but nearly 20 women have accused him of the same, or worse, behavior.
Nov. 15, 2017

Ben Affleck’s uncomfortable sexual misconduct joke brought this ‘Justice League’ interview to a halt

His joke was about as well received as 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.'
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Nov. 12, 2017

George Takei just blamed Russia for spreading the sexual assault accusation against him

In a now-deleted tweet, the Star Trek actor attempted to shift the blame for a sexual assault allegation against him onto the Russians.
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Nov. 10, 2017

Aly Raisman says Olympic team doctor sexually abused her

Raisman spoke out against a "culture" that made women afraid to speak up about abuse.
Nov. 3, 2017

Here’s a timeline of when Kevin Spacey’s alleged incidents of sexual misconduct occurred

The allegations against Spacey span from the actor's New York theatre beginnings in the 1980s to his work on 'House of Cards.'

Nov. 3, 2017

There’s a petition to keep Casey Affleck from presenting at the next Oscars

The petition already has more that 17,000 signatures.
Nov. 1, 2017

Michelle Obama to men: “Y’all need to go talk to each other about your stuff”

Michelle Obama: "Are we protecting our men too much so they feel a little entitled?"
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Oct. 29, 2017

Women rally across France to protest sexual harassment and assault

In the wake of the Weinstein allegations and #MeToo movement, French women are mobilizing against sexual harassment and assault.
Oct. 27, 2017

How Trump has quietly been rolling back protections for survivors of sexual assault

“Simply put, women’s lives are worse now than they were before Trump took office.”
Oct. 23, 2017

Matt Damon said he thought Weinstein rumors were “none of his business.” Here’s why he’s wrong.

Matt Damon said Weinstein's reputation "wasn't his business" — but men shouldn't be following his lead.

Oct. 23, 2017

Here’s what you need to know about the latest allegations against Hollywood director James Toback

The report detailed allegations against Toback by more than 30 women.
Oct. 18, 2017

Harvey Weinstein’s alleged assault victims may not pay a cent to take him to court

Harvey Weinstein accusers could lean on companies that bet on lawsuits (to make a profit) by bankrolling cases: One is actively seeking Weinstein's alleged victims.
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Oct. 18, 2017

Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney posts her #MeToo story, says she was sexually abused by team doctor

Maroney said other victims coming forward had inspired her to share her story.
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Oct. 16, 2017

#MeToo: Viral social media campaign highlights just how many women have endured sexual assault

On Sunday, two words ricochetted across social media with alarming frequency: #MeToo.
Oct. 16, 2017

Accuser subpoenas Trump for documents related to sexual assault allegation

A woman who accused President Donald Trump of sexual assault subpoenaed his campaign for all documents related to the numerous sexual assault allegations levied against him last year.

Oct. 13, 2017

The Weinstein ripple effect: Why other women are feeling empowered to come forward about abuse

“Seeing accounts of sexual harassment get taken seriously helps women to take their own experiences seriously."
Oct. 13, 2017

Could Rose McGowan face legal consequences for her Harvey Weinstein rape accusation? What we know

Rose McGowan and Harvey Weinstein's settlement terms are key missing details, but generally victims can break nondisclosure agreements that stand in the way of reporting a crime.
Sept. 8, 2017

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 political stories from the week that don’t come with a 6-month deadline

Betsy DeVos kills campus sexual assault protections and an anti-science politician is tapped to lead NASA.
Sept. 7, 2017

Sexual assault survivor groups and advocates pan Betsy DeVos’ plan for Title IX

Sexual assault advocates say DeVos conflated the number of falsely accused with the number of sexual assault victims — and that she seemed to be unfamiliar with the guidance she attacked.
Sept. 7, 2017

Betsy DeVos announces rollback of Obama-era Title IX sexual assault guidelines

DeVos said the Obama-era guidelines have "failed too many students."

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Aug. 12, 2017

Judge tosses DJ’s lawsuit against Taylor Swift

The DJ is still suing Swift's mother and radio handler.
Aug. 11, 2017

Taylor Swift’s testimony is “badass,” but it also explains why sexual abuse survivors stay silent

The pop star acknowledged her "uncanny ability to elicit new types of criticism." The specter of blame and hostility often keeps sexual assault survivors from coming forward.
July 19, 2017

One woman living in R Kelly’s alleged “sex cult” says everything is fine. That doesn’t mean it is.

Jocelyn Savage says she's "happy" and "totally fine" in her arrangement with R. Kelly. Experts say that's common behavior among abuse survivors.
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July 17, 2017

Democratic senator calls for removal of Education Dept. civil rights head for sexual assault comment

The acting assistant secretary for civil rights said 90% of sexual assault cases can be attributed to alcohol.
July 14, 2017

Did Betsy DeVos hurt sexual assault survivors by agreeing to hear “both sides”?

A lawyer who attended one of DeVos' Thursday "listening sessions" on campus assault spoke out about her experience and concerns.

July 6, 2017

Oklahoma Sen. Bryce Marlatt suspected of “forcefully” grabbing female Uber driver, kissing her neck

Sen. Bryce Marlatt reportedly began pawing his Uber driver while she drove him to an Oklahoma City hotel.
July 3, 2017

Swedish music festival cancelled after spate of sexual assault reports

Bråvalla's 2018 show will not go on after the festival logged high rates of sex crimes for the second consecutive year.
July 3, 2017

The new ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ consent rules aren’t about preventing sexual assault

They’re meant to protect the show’s producers — not the cast.
July 3, 2017

Lonely Lingerie paired up with a teen with terminal cancer to support sexual assault survivors

"Our vision is to create a world that I can feel safe leaving my loved ones in without me being there to look after them."