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Prosecutor Asks Judge To Let 19 More Women Testify That Cosby Drugged and Sexually Assaulted Them Prosecutor Asks Judge To Let 19 More Women Testify That Cosby Drugged and Sexually Assaulted Them

District Attorney Kevin Steele is asking that 19 women who say Bill Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted them, as Andrea Constand said was done to her, be allowed to testify at Cosby’s retrial. The request was filed yesterday in Montgomery County. The retrial on charges of aggravated indecent assault is scheduled for…

The DOJ Tried to Block Abortion for Immigrant Teen Who Was Raped The DOJ Tried to Block Abortion for Immigrant Teen Who Was Raped

Lawyers for the Department of Justice attempted to block an abortion for an immigrant teenager who said she was raped, insisting that allowing her to do so risked inflicting “additional trauma.”

An AP Reporter on Journalistic Empathy and Documenting Mass Rape in Myanmar An AP Reporter on Journalistic Empathy and Documenting Mass Rape in Myanmar

Last week, the Associated Press published a nightmarish story about the mass rape of Rohingya women in the Rakhine district of Myanmar. Kristen Gelineau, AP bureau chief for Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific, interviewed 29 Rohingya women and girls who had escaped to refugee camps in Bangladesh; the stories…

Details in Child Sex Complaint Against Rapper 6ix9ine Contradict His Public Comments Details in Child Sex Complaint Against Rapper 6ix9ine Contradict His Public Comments

Twenty-one-year-old Brooklyn-based rapper 6ix9ine (a.k.a. Teka$hi 6ix9ine a.k.a. Tekashi69) is one of 2017's breakout stars in music. With not so much as an album to his name, he has a million followers on Instagram. He’s the recipient of fawning press. He has two singles on the Billboard Hot 100, including the brash…

Rohingya Women Describe Unfathomable Sexual Violence Rohingya Women Describe Unfathomable Sexual Violence

A new Associated Press report on the Rohingya refugee crisis illuminates, in excruciating detail, the methodical and nightmarish sexual violence being perpetrated against Rohingya women in the Rakhine province of Myanmar.

Bryan Singer Accused in Lawsuit of Sexually Assaulting a Minor  Bryan Singer Accused in Lawsuit of Sexually Assaulting a Minor 

A lawsuit filed in Washington state court on Thursday against Bryan Singer alleges that the X-Men director and producer sexually assaulted a 17-year-old boy on a yacht in 2003.

Pop Singer Melanie Martinez Accused of Sexual Assault by Female Former Best Friend Pop Singer Melanie Martinez Accused of Sexual Assault by Female Former Best Friend

Melanie Martinez, the platinum-selling pop singer who first became famous from her appearances on The Voice, has been accused of sexual assault. Fellow musician Timothy Heller, who says she was formerly best friends with Martinez, posted a detailed account on Twitter accusing Martinez of molesting her and…

Netflix Exec Told One of Danny Masterson's Alleged Rape Victims That the Company Doesn't Believe Them Netflix Exec Told One of Danny Masterson's Alleged Rape Victims That the Company Doesn't Believe Them

Danny Masterson, star of Netflix’s The Ranch, has been accused of raping four women. Thus far, Netflix has taken no action against him, despite moving quickly against Kevin Spacey in regard to House of Cards. Why? According to one network exec, they don’t believe the victims.

Brock Turner Appeals Sexual Assault Conviction Brock Turner Appeals Sexual Assault Conviction

Brock Turner, who spent just three months in county jail after sexually assaulting an unconscious woman in 2015, is appealing his conviction and requesting a new trial on the basis of “prosecutorial misconduct.”

Screenwriter Jenny Lumet Details Alleged Sexual Assault By Russell Simmons  Screenwriter Jenny Lumet Details Alleged Sexual Assault By Russell Simmons 

Jenny Lumet, a screenwriter best known for her work on Rachel Getting Married, published a searing open letter in the Hollywood Reporter on Thursday alleging that entrepreneur and music mogul Russell Simmons sexually violated her in the early ’90s. In response to her letter, Simmons has announced that he will be…

Want to Get Away With Harassment? Become a Cop Want to Get Away With Harassment? Become a Cop

A little over a week ago, a Kentucky state trooper resigned following allegations that he’d had sex with a woman he apprehended in exchange for not bringing her into jail. Days earlier, a Bay Area paper reported that an officer stepped down after assaulting a 17-year-old girl participating in the San Leandro “police…

Rose McGowan Arrested and Released on Bond Over Warrant for Felony Drug Possession Rose McGowan Arrested and Released on Bond Over Warrant for Felony Drug Possession

On October 31, police obtained a warrant for actress Rose McGowan’s arrest stemming from an incident in January when some of her luggage on a flight arriving in DC allegedly tested positive for narcotics. The warrant for felony drug possession was reportedly issued on February 1. The timing of the warrant’s…

The BBC Postpones Show Starring Ed Westwick As He Is Investigated for Rape Allegation The BBC Postpones Show Starring Ed Westwick As He Is Investigated for Rape Allegation

Maybe this is a bit of corporate righteousness; maybe it’s a trivial PR scolding. The BBC reports that BBC One will not be broadcasting its Agatha Christie thriller “Ordeal by Ordinance” starring central casting douche Ed Westwick, which was due to debut on Christmas. For now. Westwick, aka Chuck Bass from Gossip…

Nicki Minaj's Brother, Jelani Maraj, Found Guilty of Child Rape Nicki Minaj's Brother, Jelani Maraj, Found Guilty of Child Rape

Following weeks of graphic testimony, Nicki Minaj’s brother Jelani Maraj has been convicted of raping his former stepdaughter.

Four Women Have Accused Actor Danny Masterson of Rape  Four Women Have Accused Actor Danny Masterson of Rape 

In March, several outlets reported that the Los Angeles Police Department was investigating That ’70s Show actor and longtime Scientologist Danny Masterson for rape. The three women who had made rape claims against Masterson were all reportedly fellow Scientologists who said they’d been pressured by the Church not to…

Ex-DA Bruce Castor Is All But Officially On The Bill Cosby Defense Team Now Ex-DA Bruce Castor Is All But Officially On The Bill Cosby Defense Team Now

Former prosecutor Bruce Castor—who declined to file criminal charges against Bill Cosby back in 2005—has filed his lawsuit against Andrea Constand, one of the first women to publicly say the comedian drugged, then sexually assaulted her.

Corey Feldman Identifies One of the Men He Has Accused of Molesting Him

Corey Feldman was unwilling to name new names on the Today show earlier this week, in which he discussed the sexual abuse he faced as an underage actor in Hollywood (on Today, he mentioned he previously listed manager/convicted sex offender Marty Weiss as one of his abusers). But on today’s episode of Dr. Oz, which…

A Comedian Called Out an Alleged Rapist—And Was Sued for $38 Million  A Comedian Called Out an Alleged Rapist—And Was Sued for $38 Million 

“It was probably one of the scariest things that ever happened to me,” New York-based comedian Jasmine Pierce said in a video posted to her Facebook page on October 15. Wearing a red baseball hat that read “Game On,” Pierce recounted her experience being served with an eye-popping $38 million defamation lawsuit by the…

Against Allegedly Against Allegedly

There’s a word, and it’s quite short, for how the vast majority of information in this world is conveyed: Said. A person can say something. Multiple people can, together, say something. Old-timers in the newsroom will tell you that a document can’t say something because paper can’t talk, but that’s okay. Another,…

NYPD Officers Indicted on 50 Counts for Allegedly Raping Teen in Custody NYPD Officers Indicted on 50 Counts for Allegedly Raping Teen in Custody

Two NYPD officers who allegedly raped an 18-year-old girl in their custody in September have been indicted on 50 charges, DNAinfo reports, including rape, bribery, and second-degree kidnapping.

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