sexual abuse

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.

Kylie Cheung | July 8, 2016 - 4:22 pm

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

Bronwyn Isaac | May 12, 2016 - 9:27 pm

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…

Katrin Higher | April 10, 2016 - 9:30 am

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

Luke almost destroyed usAnd he has done it intentionally.”

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 10, 2016 - 12:45 pm

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.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 9, 2016 - 2:57 pm

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…

Jenni Miller | March 1, 2016 - 3:00 pm

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…

Robyn Pennacchia | January 7, 2016 - 11:00 am

Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Against Duggar Church Dismissed, For Now

The plaintiffs have the option to refile.

Robyn Pennacchia | December 23, 2015 - 1:00 pm

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

Today in poor judgement…

Robyn Pennacchia | December 7, 2015 - 6:00 pm

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…

Katrin Higher | November 14, 2015 - 1:30 pm

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.

Robyn Pennacchia | October 23, 2015 - 2:00 pm

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…

Katrin Higher | September 5, 2015 - 11:00 am

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…

Katrin Higher | August 15, 2015 - 10:00 am

TLC Officially Cancels “19 Kids & Counting”

Took ‘em long enough.

Megan Reynolds | July 16, 2015 - 11:00 am

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 29, 2015 - 4:40 pm

As A Survivor Of Child Molestation, I Won’t Forget Josh Duggar’s Victims

You may wonder why someone like myself is writing about this particular issue. I’m writing about this because I was the victim of child sexual abuse. I was also molested by

Sydney Leathers | May 22, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Uh, So One Of The Duggars Might Be A Child Molester…

Holy fucking shit. I have never had any great love for the Duggars, and Josh Duggar – who currently serves as executive director of Family Research Council Action – has always been my least…

Robyn Pennacchia | May 19, 2015 - 5:15 pm

Brazilian President Rousseff Has Signed A New Femicide Law

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has signed a femicide bill into law, which increases the penalties for the murder of women relating to domestic violence.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 10, 2015 - 6:00 pm
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