sexual abuse

Kesha Drops The Remaining Sexual Abuse Charges Against Producer Dr. Luke

The singer plans to continue to focus on the “professional grievances” she has against the producer regarding her contract with Sony Music’s Kemosabe Records. More »


USA Gymnastics Allegedly Failed To Report Sexual Abuse From Coaches For Years

USA Gymnastics officials admitted under oath during a lawsuit that the organization has a policy in place that tells coaches to ignore abuse allegations that are just “hearsay” and only report allegations that are detailed in a written statement. More »


An Elite Rhode Island Boarding School Agrees To Settle Up To 30 Abuse Cases

“It’s hard to put into words what it feels like to receive this kind of validation and support, after all these years,” said Anne Scott, whose alleged she was raped in the ’70s. More »


What You Need To Know About Sexual Abuse By Doctors, Because It’s A Lot More Common Than You Think

As highly respected as the profession is, doctors, like all human beings, aren’t inherently above doing unspeakable things just because they’re doctors. More »


Ronan Farrow Penned A Letter Indicting Woody Allen — And Woody Allen Responded

The neurotic man of my nightmares Woody Allen has responded to his son Ronan Farrow after Farrow published a letter yesterday excoriating Woody Allen for his history of sexual abuse. The column titled, “My Father, Woody Allen and the Danger of Questions Unasked” was published early yesterday morning in The Hollywood Reporter.

Written over two years after… More »


Former Speaker Of The House Dennis Hastert Sexually Abused At Least 4 Teenage Boys

Former Speaker of the House (from 1999 to 2007), Dennis Hastert allegedly sexually abused at least four teenage boys in the 1960s and 70s when he coached wrestling at an Illinois high school – before his career in politics.

But Hastert is not being charged for the sexual abuse, instead he’s being charged… More »


Kesha’s Mother On Dr. Luke’s Alleged Abuse: “She Was A Prisoner”

Luke almost destroyed usAnd he has done it intentionally.” More »


Report: Sony To Drop Dr. Luke Over Pressure To #FreeKesha [UPDATED]

“They can’t afford the Adeles of the world out in the streets calling the label unsupportive,” a source told The Wrap. More »


The Bachelor’s Jade Roper Speaks Out About Her Sexual Assault

Although there were a whole lotta fails at the Oscars Sunday night, one highlight was Lady Gaga’s performance of “Til It Happens to You,” her Oscar-nominated song for the devastating doc about sexual assault on college campuses, The Hunting Ground.

The Bachelor alum Jade Roper was moved to write about her own sexual… More »


Duggar Homeschooling Leader Accused Of Sexual Abuse By Ten Women

Ten women have come forward to file lawsuits against Bill Gothard, accusing the former leader of the Institute In Basic Life Principles (and friend of the Duggars) of sexual abuse and assault, with at least one of those women accusing Gothard of rape.

Gothard was contacted by the Washington Post in light of the… More »


Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Against Duggar Church Dismissed, For Now

The plaintiffs have the option to refile. More »


Priest Who Covered Up Sex Abuse Put In Charge Of Sex Abuse Hotline

Today in poor judgement… More »


Margaret Cho’s New Single ‘I Want To Kill My Rapist’ Is Epic

Comedian Margaret Cho has become very active in trying to start conversations about rape and sexual assault – a cause that has affected her personally given that she was sexually abused as as a child.

On Friday, Cho released this vengeance fantasy video “I Want to Kill My Rapist,” which shows her and… More »


Duggar-Affiliated Homeschool Ministry Sued By Five Women Over Sexual Abuse

Bill Gothard of the Institute for Basic Life Principles has been accused of sexual misconduct by over 30 women. More »


Mother Sues Amazon And UPenn Over Daughter’s Suicide

Sujata Singh has filed a lawsuit against Amazon and the University of Pennsylvania, two years after the suicide of her 20-year-old daughter, Arya Singh.

Sujata Singh is suing Amazon for negligence and failing to prevent a Thai company from selling cyanide to her daughter. Arya was able to purchase cyanide pills with no… More »


American Hostage Kayla Mueller Was Raped By Islamic State Leader While In Captivity

American hostage Kayla Mueller was repeatedly raped by ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, U.S. intelligence officials told her family in June. The family has just come forward to tell the world about their late daughter’s tragic final days.

Mueller was taken hostage with her boyfriend, Omar Alkhani, in August 2013 after leaving a… More »


TLC Officially Cancels “19 Kids & Counting”

Took ‘em long enough. More »


Rachel Dolezal’s Family Says She Made Up Allegations Of Sexual Abuse To Adopt Her Black Brother

This gets messier and messier. More »


Woman Says Dennis Hastert Abused Her Brother In High School

Two men had so far come forward claiming that the former White House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert had sexually abused them.

Now comes a third, from Jolene Burdge, the sister of Stephen Reinboldt, who told her he was abused by Hastert while in High School.

Reinboldt hid this for several years… More »


Sources Tell The LA Times That Dennis Hastert Paid To Conceal A Sex Crime

By now, you’ve probably heard that former House Speaker Dennis J. Hastert had been indicted on blackmail charges and is accused of shelling out over $1.7 million in hush money since 2010. According to the indictment, which was unsealed yesterday, Hastert is also accused of lying to the feds about the full amount of money… More »


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