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Lawsuit: Ten Women Charge Duggar Homeschool Leader With Sexual Abuse

Ten women who formerly belonged to the Institute of Basic Life Principles, a fundamentalist organization with well-documented ties to the Duggar family, have filed a lawsuit against the group’s founder and former president, Bill Gothard, charging both “him and leaders in his ministry with sexual abuse, harassment and…

Five Women Sue Duggar-Connected Homeschool Ministry Over Sexual Abuse

Five former members of the Institute of Basic Life Principles, a fundamentalist organization with well-documented ties to the Duggar family, have filed charges against both the organization and its board of directors, claiming they “enabled and covered up sexual abuse and harassment of interns, employees, and other…

The Rise and Fall of Trading Spaces, the Home Design Show That Ruled the World

Sitting at home on a Saturday afternoon scrolling through television channels in the year 2015, it hardly seems as though home design shows could ever have been groundbreaking stuff; they’ve become so plentiful that they have a network devoted to them. But in the early 2000s, there was one home design show that…

Duggar Homeschool Leader's Facebook Page Bombarded With Sexual Abuse Allegations

For whatever reason, Bill Gothard, the 80-year-old life-long bachelor who founded the Duggars’ fundamentalist homeschool curriculum, decided that now would be a great time to put up his first Facebook post in almost two years. And since the post went live Wednesday evening, his page has been deleting allegation after…

Meet the Innocent Bro Who Became the Face of Josh Duggar's Infidelity Scandal

Matthew James McCarthy is a DJ/producer living in Hollywood and looking to make a name for himself. He is not, in fact, scandal-plagued reality star and former lobbyist Josh Duggar who made headlines last week after his name turned up in the Ashley Madison dump. But good luck telling that to McCarthy’s former high…

Family Values Activist Josh Duggar Had a Paid Ashley Madison Account

In 2013, conservative reality TV star Josh Duggar—of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting fame—was named the executive director of the Family Research Council, a conservative lobbying group in D.C. which seeks “to champion marriage and family as the foundation of civilization, the seedbed of virtue, and the wellspring of…

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Insane Duggar Cult Leader Posts "New Statement," Immediately Deletes It

Bill Gothard, the 80-year-old perpetual bachelor, alleged sexual abuser of at least 34 women, and founder of the Duggars’ warped fundamentalist homeschool cult, has some thoughts to share in the form of a fancy new website with a “new statement.” Or at least, he did for the few hours it was live. Now, the new site and…