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Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 01:07 PM EST

Court Told Geoffrey Rush Inappropriately Touched Actress

Court Told Geoffrey Rush Inappropriately Touched Actress

A lawyer accused Oscar-winning Australian actor Geoffrey Rush in court Monday of touching an actress inappropriately on an Sydney stage three years ago while he was starring in a production of "King Lear." Rush...

Monday, Feb 19, 2018 at 10:48 AM EST

NYC Rape Case Prompts Calls to Close Police Sex Loophole

NYC Rape Case Prompts Calls to Close Police Sex Loophole

The 18-year-old woman was driving with two friends near Coney Island in September when the two plainclothes detectives pulled her over and found marijuana. The officers released the two male passengers,...

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 at 04:25 AM EST

Are Female-Led Companies the Answer to Sexual Misconduct?

Are Female-Led Companies the Answer to Sexual Misconduct?

The Weinstein Co. thought it had found a path to survival. A group of investors led by a respected businesswoman offered to acquire the company, rebrand it and install a female-led board of directors. It was an...

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 at 07:18 AM EST

British Female Stars Demand End to Sexual Harassment

British Female Stars Demand End to Sexual Harassment

Almost 200 British female entertainment stars called for an international movement to end sexual misconduct across society in a letter published ahead of Sunday's British Academy Film Awards. Kate Winslet,...

Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 at 06:53 AM EST

Stars to Wear Black at UK Film Awards: Will Kate Join Them?

Stars to Wear Black at UK Film Awards: Will Kate Join Them?

The red carpet will be a sea of black as the movement against sexual misconduct takes center stage at the British Academy Film Awards. Many female stars and other guests are expected to dress in monochrome for...

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 at 04:20 PM EST

Stanford Professor Gets Rape Threat Disguised as Invitation

Stanford Professor Gets Rape Threat Disguised as Invitation

A Stanford law professor received a written rape threat and an unknown white substance in an envelope disguised as a party invitation Wednesday afternoon, prompting authorities to evacuate and shut down several...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 10:55 PM EST

2nd 'Charles in Charge' Star Accuses Baio of Abuse

2nd 'Charles in Charge' Star Accuses Baio of Abuse

Alexander Polinsky, a star on the 80s sitcom "Charles in Charge," is speaking out Wednesday on what he says was the sexual harassment and abuse he experienced from his co-star Scott Baio. Speaking at a press...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 01:08 PM EST

Shaun White 'Truly Sorry' for Describing Lawsuit as 'Gossip'

Shaun White 'Truly Sorry' for Describing Lawsuit as 'Gossip'

Shaun White on Wednesday apologized for describing the sexual misconduct allegations made against him in a 2016 lawsuit as "gossip" just hours after winning his third gold medal in the men's halfpipe. "I’m...

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 04:42 PM EST

Aly Raisman Poses Nude With 'Survivor' Written on Her Chest

Aly Raisman Poses Nude With 'Survivor' Written on Her Chest

Aly Raisman posed nude for the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue and showcased messages of empowerment across her body. In the photos, the word "survivor" appears across Raisman's chest while the...

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 11:07 PM EST

Olympic Swimmer Says She Wants to Save Others From Sex Abuse

Olympic Swimmer Says She Wants to Save Others From Sex Abuse

Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors said in an emotional interview Monday that her former coach "stole so much" from her in the decade she alleges he sexually abused her starting when she was a minor. Kukors, 28,...

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NRA’s LaPierre: 'We Must Immediately Harden Our Schools'
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