Russell Simmons, who currently faces over a dozen accusations of sexual misconduct up to and including rape allegations, has begun selling off his private properties.
Back in December, San Jose’s Mercury News reported that Brock Turner, the former Stanford swimmer who spent a mere three months in jail after being convicted on charges of assaulting and attempting to rape an intoxicated woman, was appealing this decision.
An excellent and totally disheartening report by the Star Tribune has found that law enforcement has consistently and utterly failed victims of sexual assault in Minnesota. Out of 1,000 sexual assault cases analyzed, only 26 percent went to prosecutors; victims overall had less than a 1/10 chance of seeing a…
After a court’s decision last month to release five men on bail who were convicted of sexually abusing an 18-year-old woman (and the public outcry that followed their release), Spain is reevaluating its legal definition of sexual consent.
Italy’s highest court has made way for two men, who were convicted of rape over a year ago, to receive a retrial based on the court’s finding that the woman victim had voluntarily consumed alcohol on the night of the attack.
After pleading not guilty to a new charge of forcible sexual act in the first degree Monday morning in New York, which could leave him behind bars for life—his third indictment of sexual assault in a month and a half—Harvey Weinstein has spoken to the press. In an interview with columnist Taki Theodoracopulos, who, …
Russell Simmons has been accused of rape by another woman, bringing the number of sexual assault allegations against the hip-hop mogul to over a dozen. Alexia Norton Jones, granddaughter of the book publisher W.W. Norton, claims Simmons assaulted her in New York City in November 1990.
Bill Cosby—who you might recall was actually found guilty on all counts of sexual assault in a Norristown, PA trial last month—is currently awaiting a September sentencing. This, however, is not the end of his legal battles: Former supermodel/America’s Next Top Model judge Janice Dickinson, who accuses Cosby of …
On Friday morning, three women filed a class action lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein, who just this week was indicted on rape and sex act charges by a grand jury in Manhattan. Miramax, Bob Weinstein and others on the Weinstein Company’s board of directors—who have been accused of being part of Harvey’s “sexual…
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Just a few days after turning himself in, Harvey Weinstein has been indicted by a grand jury on sex act and rape charges, bringing him closer to “accountability,” according to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.
On his way to deliver a U.S. Naval Academy commencement address, Trump left the question of his cancelled summit with North Korea hanging (“We’ll see what happens, it could even be the 12th”) and was asked for his thoughts on Harvey Weinstein’s arrest. Oh boy!
Rose McGowan appeared on Megyn Kelly Today Friday morning to share her thoughts regarding the arrest of Harvey Weinstein, the man she and so many other women have accused of sexual assault, and who torpedoed her career and reputation in a twisted scheme involving Mossad agents uncovered by The New Yorker last year.
Harvey Weinstein turned himself into the NYPD at the first precinct in lower Manhattan Friday morning around 7:30 a.m., where he was arrested on charges of rape, a criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct involving two women, BuzzFeed reports.
Sweden passed a law on Wednesday that defines sex without consent as rape. Perhaps right now you are wondering: Did Sweden not previously define sex without consent as rape? And, nej, it did not.
Long after serving three unbearable steak-less months of a controversial six-month sentence in 2016 for sexually assaulting a woman behind a dumpster while she was unconscious, Brock Turner’s name is back in the news. This time, it’s because of the judge in his infamous case, Aaron Persky. At a press conference in…
Compared to street hailing a cab, Uber feels like the safer option: Both your ride and driver are theoretically held accountable by the app, and that layer of security, however thin, can often fool us into believing that it’s enough.