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Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 at 12:40 PM PDT

Nobel Laureate Starts Fund for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Nobel Laureate Starts Fund for Survivors of Sexual Violence

The Nobel Peace Prize-winning surgeon whose hospital in war-torn Congo has treated over 50,000 victims of sexual violence has launched a fund with the goal of providing reparations for survivors of conflicts...

Monday, Sep 16, 2019 at 07:37 AM PDT

Dem Presidential Candidates Call for Kavanaugh's Impeachment

Dem Presidential Candidates Call for Kavanaugh's Impeachment

Several Democratic presidential candidates have lined up to call for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the face of a new, uninvestigated allegation of sexual impropriety when he was in...

Thursday, Sep 12, 2019 at 06:34 PM PDT

Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax Sues CBS Over Accuser Interviews

Virginia Lt. Gov. Fairfax Sues CBS Over Accuser Interviews<br /><br />

Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax filed a $400 million lawsuit Thursday against CBS, alleging the company defamed him when it broadcast interviews with two women he says have falsely accused him of sexual...

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 10:37 AM PDT

Opera Union Launches Investigation Into Domingo Allegations

Opera Union Launches Investigation Into Domingo Allegations

The union that represents opera performers and staff has launched its own investigation into sexual harassment allegations against superstar Placido Domingo, saying it cannot be sure that opera companies will...

Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 at 01:59 PM PDT

Michigan State University Fined $4.5 Million in Nassar Case

Michigan State University Fined $4.5 Million in Nassar Case

The government on Thursday ordered Michigan State University to make sweeping changes and pay a $4.5 million fine after determining that it failed to adequately respond to sexual assault complaints against Larry...

Thursday, Sep 5, 2019 at 05:56 PM PDT

Singer Says Opera's Domingo Harassed Her, Grabbed Her Breast

Singer Says Opera's Domingo Harassed Her, Grabbed Her Breast

The glittering production was a high point of the Washington Opera's 1999-2000 season: Jules Massenet's "Le Cid," about a legendary Spanish conqueror, starring a tenor legendary in his own right — Placido...

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019 at 10:29 PM PDT

Victim in Brock Turner Case Reveals Her Identity

Victim in Brock Turner Case Reveals Her Identity

The woman who was sexually assaulted by ex-Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner and later read a powerful statement at his sentencing has revealed her identity.

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019 at 08:03 AM PDT

Cuba Gooding Jr. Briefly Appears in NYC for Groping Case

Cuba Gooding Jr. Briefly Appears in NYC for Groping Case

Cuba Gooding Jr. appeared briefly in New York City court Tuesday after a judge denied his attorney’s motion to dismiss the groping case brought on against him.

Monday, Aug 19, 2019 at 06:25 AM PDT

Early Epstein Accuser: Police Could Have Stopped Him in 1997

Early Epstein Accuser: Police Could Have Stopped Him in 1997

More than two decades before Jeffrey Epstein took his own life, a woman went into a California police station and filed one of the earliest sex-crime complaints against him: that he groped her during what she...

Sunday, Aug 18, 2019 at 09:58 PM PDT

Planned Book by Mark Halperin Faces Widespread Criticism

Planned Book by Mark Halperin Faces Widespread Criticism

A reported book deal for Mark Halperin, the "Game Change" co-author and political commentator who has faced multiple allegations of sexual harassment, is being greeted with widespread outrage. Former Fox News...

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