Pope Says the Catholic Church Is Great at Handling Sexual Assault

Happy Ash Wednesday! Pope Francis, previously deemed the saving grace of the modern Catholic Church, is proving once and for all that you can't get rid of thousands of years inadequacy with one complex man. » 3/05/14 12:40pm 3/05/14 12:40pm

Alissa Nutting Talks Female Sexual Predators And Her Novel Tampa

Author Alissa Nutting's debut novel Tampa, while it's been pegged as a beach read by places like Vulture, is hard to actually read on the beach because it has graphic descriptions of a 26-year-old woman having sex with a 14-year-old boy. It's a frankly stated examination of female predators and their depiction in the… » 7/06/13 5:00pm 7/06/13 5:00pm

Famously Quirky BBC Star Jimmy Savile Was Likely a Quirky Child…

There were plenty of clues that BBC TV and radio presenter Sir Jimmy Savile, who died last year, sexually abused girls throughout the decades — and by "clues," we mean multiple allegations — but no one dared challenge the famously eccentric star. Now that a documentary about the scandal is about to air, the BBC says… » 10/03/12 10:50am 10/03/12 10:50am

Should Airlines Be Allowed to Forbid Men From Sitting Next to…

Multiple airlines reserve the right to force any man sitting next to an unaccompanied minor to switch seats with a woman. They say the policy is due to "parental concerns," but it's probably mostly due to the airline companies wanting to cover their asses; parents have sued airlines over child molestation incidents in… » 8/14/12 5:20pm 8/14/12 5:20pm

Now You Can Easily Friend a Louisiana Sex Offender on Facebook

A new Louisiana law — the first of its kind in the country — orders convicted sex offenders and child predators to publicly spell out their criminal status on social networking sites. » 6/21/12 3:40pm 6/21/12 3:40pm

This Social Media Startup Accidentally Become an App for Pedophiles

Before Facebook decides whether to allow kids 13 and younger to officially have their own (monitored) Facebook accounts, they should consider what's happened with the social networking app Skout, which has been used by at least three adults across the country to find and allegedly sexually assault minors in the past… » 6/13/12 10:00am 6/13/12 10:00am

How Could You Be Married To A Pedophile And Not Know It?


Seven years ago, Darlene Ellison's husband was arrested by the FBI for his involvement with NAMBLA, the North American Man-Boy Love Association. Up until his arrest, she had no idea that he was a pedophile, and, understandably, was horrified by the secret life he'd been keeping from her and their two children for… » 11/27/11 4:50pm 11/27/11 4:50pm

Corey Feldman: Pedophilia Is Hollywood's Biggest Problem

In a disturbing interview last night, former child actor Corey Feldman told Nightline that "the No. 1 problem in Hollywood was and is and always will be pedophilia." He says the "casting couch" — that is, the rumored tradition of directors and other higher-ups sleeping with young aspiring actresses — existed for child… » 8/11/11 2:35pm 8/11/11 2:35pm

How To Go Unpunished For Pedophilia: Be Rich

We already knew that definitely pervy, probable billionaire Jeffrey Epstein got unusually lenient charges and sentencing for his sexual exploitation and abuse of young girls in Florida. But how do such things work? » 3/25/11 11:30am 3/25/11 11:30am