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Bill Cosby Sentenced to 3 to 10 Years in Prison Bill Cosby Sentenced to 3 to 10 Years in Prison

NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania—Bill Cosby was sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison on Tuesday for the night in 2004 he drugged, then sexually assaulted Andrea Constand in his Cheltenham home. Cosby—once a comedian so successful that having one of the most popular sitcoms in TV history was just a part of his…

Here Is Andrea Constand's Victim Impact Statement Here Is Andrea Constand's Victim Impact Statement

NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania—“To truly understand the impact that sexual assault has had on my life, you have to understand the person that I was before it happened.”

Rape, Romance, and Reality Television  Rape, Romance, and Reality Television 

Grant Robicheaux appeared a few years ago on the Bravo reality TV series The Online Dating Rituals of the American Male. Now, he stands accused of drugging and raping women.

Nick Carter Rape Case Won't Be Prosecuted  Nick Carter Rape Case Won't Be Prosecuted 

On Tuesday, TMZ reported that the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has declined to bring charges against Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter stemming from allegations that he raped singer Melissa Schuman in 2003, when she was 18. Law enforcement sources told TMZ the reason for the refusal to prosecute is…

Oregon Rock Photographer Thomas Oliver Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Rape and Sexual Assault Oregon Rock Photographer Thomas Oliver Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Rape and Sexual Assault

Thomas Oliver, a Portland-area indie rock photographer and videographer who worked as a cameraman on NBC’s Grimm, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for raping and assaulting 11 women and children, People reports.

Gérard Depardieu Accused of Raping a Young Actress Earlier This Month Gérard Depardieu Accused of Raping a Young Actress Earlier This Month

The prolific French actor Gérard Depardieu has been accused of rape and sexual assault by a young actress and author who says the incident took place earlier this month.

France Has Banned Street Harassment, Will Fine Catcallers France Has Banned Street Harassment, Will Fine Catcallers

On Wednesday, French lawmakers voted to outlaw street harassment, the enactment of which will soon be subject to fines of up to 750 euros (about $870), Reuters reports. The ban applies to gender-based harassment both in the streets and on public transit, according to the Washington Post.

Harvey Weinstein's Rape Case Defense: Accuser Sent Him Some Emails Harvey Weinstein's Rape Case Defense: Accuser Sent Him Some Emails

Harvey Weinstein,who could face life in prison for charges of a forcible sexual act and two counts of predatory sexual assault in New York, has plead not guilty. His latest defense, as first reported by TMZ, are “around 40 emails that will show he didn’t rape one of his accusers.”

All Over the World, Catholic Nuns Are Having Their Own #MeToo Movement All Over the World, Catholic Nuns Are Having Their Own #MeToo Movement

The Catholic Church, which has yet to meaningfully address cases of child sexual abuse throughout its parishes for years, must now face a new class of people speaking out about sexual abuse within the church: nuns emboldened by the #MeToo movement.

Russell Simmons Selling Off Property as Sexual Assault Allegations Grow Russell Simmons Selling Off Property as Sexual Assault Allegations Grow

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.

Brock Turner's Lawyer Insists to Appeals Court That His Client Wanted 'Outercourse' Brock Turner's Lawyer Insists to Appeals Court That His Client Wanted 'Outercourse'

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.

The Star Tribune Finds That Minnesota Law Enforcement Largely Ignores Rape  The Star Tribune Finds That Minnesota Law Enforcement Largely Ignores Rape 

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…

Spain Proposes 'Yes Means Yes' Sexual Consent Law After Gang Rape of Teen Spain Proposes 'Yes Means Yes' Sexual Consent Law After Gang Rape of Teen

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.

2 Men Convicted of Rape in Italy Given Retrial Because the Victim Drank Alcohol 2 Men Convicted of Rape in Italy Given Retrial Because the Victim Drank Alcohol

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.

Harvey Weinstein Denies Report That Says He Offered Women 'Acting Jobs in Exchange for Sex' Harvey Weinstein Denies Report That Says He Offered Women 'Acting Jobs in Exchange for Sex'

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, …

Another Woman Accuses Russell Simmons of Rape, Bringing Total Allegations to Over a Dozen Another Woman Accuses Russell Simmons of Rape, Bringing Total Allegations to Over a Dozen

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, Convicted Rapist, Seeks Supreme Court Review of Janice Dickinson Defamation Lawsuit Bill Cosby, Convicted Rapist, Seeks Supreme Court Review of Janice Dickinson Defamation Lawsuit

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 …

Harvey Weinstein Faces Another Class Action Lawsuit Harvey Weinstein Faces Another Class Action Lawsuit

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…

Harvey Weinstein Indicted by Grand Jury on Rape and Sex Act Charges Harvey Weinstein Indicted by Grand Jury on Rape and Sex Act Charges

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.

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