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NY State Lawmakers Will Finally Hold Hearing On Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

NY State Lawmakers Will Finally Hold Hearing On Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

Governor Cuomo at a press conference in August of 2018. In 2014, Cuomo created the Women's Equality Party. In 2018, the WEP endorsed Andrew Cuomo over Cynthia Nixon. (Governor's Office) The New York legislature has historically...

Teen Alleges 92nd Street Y Retaliated Against Her After She Reported Sexual Assault

Teen Alleges 92nd Street Y Retaliated Against Her After She Reported Sexual Assault

Manhattan Supreme Court (Wikimedia Commons) A former camp counselor at the 92nd Street Y says the organization retaliated against her after another counselor sexually assaulted her on the job, and she initiated legal action, according to...

NYPD: Woman Sexually Assaulted, Robbed On 4 Trainvideo

NYPD: Woman Sexually Assaulted, Robbed On 4 Train

(NYPD) A woman was sexually assaulted and robbed on a 4 train in Brooklyn early Thursday morning—then she chased after her attacker as he fled the train. The man allegedly disappeared onto the trackbed, but now...

Weinstein Defense Attorney Benjamin Brafman Reportedly Quitting Case

Weinstein Defense Attorney Benjamin Brafman Reportedly Quitting Case

Harvey Weinstein and his defense lawyer, Benjamin Brafman. (Erik Pendzich/Shutterstock) Benjamin Brafman, the lawyer currently defending disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein in his rape trial, reportedly plans to withdraw from the case. The NY Times cites anonymous...

NYPD Wraps Up Sexual Assault Investigation Into Mario Batali: No Arrest, No Charges

NYPD Wraps Up Sexual Assault Investigation Into Mario Batali: No Arrest, No Charges

Three women have accused Mario Batali of sexually assaulting them. (Andy Kropa/Invision/AP/Shutterstock) Police have dropped their investigation into sexual assault allegations against disgraced celebrity chef Mario Batali—at least for now. According to the NY Times, the...

Lawyer Charged With Sexually Assaulting Several Women Four Years Ago

Lawyer Charged With Sexually Assaulting Several Women Four Years Ago

Ra’Shaun Kelley during his arraignment on Saturday. (Pool photo by Rashid Umar Abbasi / NY Post) Over four years after multiple women were sexually assaulted by the same man in Manhattan, police say the perpetrator has...

Kevin Spacey Faces Felony Sexual Assault Charges

Kevin Spacey Faces Felony Sexual Assault Charges

Kevin Spacey in a Christmas-themed apron (YouTube) A district attorney in Massachusetts filed felony sexual assault charges against Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey, over a year after a former Boston TV news anchor's son said that Spacey...

Judge Says Criminal Case Against Harvey Weinstein Can Move Forward

Judge Says Criminal Case Against Harvey Weinstein Can Move Forward

Harvey Weinstein going through security at Manhattan criminal court on December 20, 2018 (Julio Cortez/AP/Shutterstock) Harvey Weinstein appeared in a Manhattan courthouse on Thursday morning, where his bid to have his indictment thrown out failed. State...

Multiple Women Accuse Neil deGrasse Tyson Of Sexual Misconduct

Multiple Women Accuse Neil deGrasse Tyson Of Sexual Misconduct

Neil deGrasse Tyson. (Shutterstock) Four women have now come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against famous astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. The most recent accusations come years after one woman's rape allegations against Tyson went largely...

NYPD: Woman Was Raped And Robbed Near Prospect Park

NYPD: Woman Was Raped And Robbed Near Prospect Park

Parkside Avenue and Parade Place (Google Maps) A woman was dragged behind a bench and sexually assaulted near Prospect Park on Sunday morning. According to CBS2, the woman had recently left a family gathering and was...

Harvey Weinstein Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 16-Year-Old Girl

Harvey Weinstein Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 16-Year-Old Girl

(STEVEN HIRSCH/POOL/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) Harvey Weinstein allegedly forced a 16-year-old to touch his penis during the course of what she believed to be a job meeting, then launched a vengeful harassment campaign against her after she refused. On...

NYPD Detective Allegedly Told Weinstein Accuser To Delete Messages From Phones

NYPD Detective Allegedly Told Weinstein Accuser To Delete Messages From Phones

Weinstein enters State Supreme Court last week. (Mark Lennihan/AP/Shutterstock) A week after the Manhattan DA's office dropped one of the sexual assault charges against former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, another problem with the prosecution has come...

Ex-WeWork Employee Alleges Sexual Misconduct Thrived In Corporate 'Frat-Boy Culture'

Ex-WeWork Employee Alleges Sexual Misconduct Thrived In Corporate 'Frat-Boy Culture'

Inside WeWork's New York City headquarters. (Yelp) A former WeWork employee alleges that the start-up's pervasive "frat-boy culture" fed a toxic environment that enabled sexual misconduct and punished employees for coming forward. Ruby Anaya filed a...

Manhattan DA Drops A Charge Against Harvey Weinstein

Manhattan DA Drops A Charge Against Harvey Weinstein

Weinstein in court today. (STEVEN HIRSCH/POOL/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance dropped one of the charges against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday, striking the count that came from an allegation Lucia Evans made to the New Yorker...

How Sexual Assault Policy On Campus Is Changing Under Trump

How Sexual Assault Policy On Campus Is Changing Under Trump

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos listens to a question during a student town hall at National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. (Matt Rourke/AP/Shutterstock) From now until Election Day, The Brian Lehrer Show is hosting a series called “30...

Woman Sexually Assaulted On East Williamsburg Street

Woman Sexually Assaulted On East Williamsburg Streetvideo

(Google Maps) A woman was shoved to the ground and sexually assaulted on a Brooklyn sidewalk, according to police, who are hoping the public can help them find the suspect. One Williamsburg resident told WCBS 2,...

Brooklyn College Professor Defends Sexual Assault As Male Rite Of Passage

Brooklyn College Professor Defends Sexual Assault As Male Rite Of Passage

(Brooklyn College) Ruminating on the Brett Kavanaugh controversy, one Brooklyn professor has come up with a take—and watch out, it is very hot! According to one Mitchell Langbert, an associate professor of business at Brooklyn College,...

NY Women Talk About Confronting Jeff Flake Before Pivotal Kavanaugh Hearing

NY Women Talk About Confronting Jeff Flake Before Pivotal Kavanaugh Hearingvideo

via Maria Gallagher After announcing this morning that he planned to vote yes on Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court, Jeff Flake had some sort of come-to-Jesus moment while sitting in the Senate Judiciary Committee...

Third Kavanaugh Accuser Comes Forward, Alleges He Helped Orchestrate 'Train' Rapes

Third Kavanaugh Accuser Comes Forward, Alleges He Helped Orchestrate 'Train' Rapes

(Jacquelyn Martin/AP/Shutterstock) A third woman has come forward with damning allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, stating in a sworn affidavit that she not only witnessed him orchestrate and engage in group rapes at high...

Kavanaugh Invokes Virgin Defense In Desperate Fox News Interview

Kavanaugh Invokes Virgin Defense In Desperate Fox News Interview

(Jacquelyn Martin/AP/Shutterstock) Do you feel like you have lived a thousand years of news since yesterday? I do, which seems a remarkable accomplishment in these times of unmitigated political insanity. Much of the responsibility for yesterday's...

More Sexual Assault Allegations Surface Against Brett Kavanaugh

More Sexual Assault Allegations Surface Against Brett Kavanaugh

(Shutterstock) More sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh surfaced on Sunday, and all point to a pattern of using alcohol and drugs to take advantage of women at parties. The first new allegation...

Disturbing Video Shows Harvey Weinstein Coming On To Woman Before Alleged Rape

Disturbing Video Shows Harvey Weinstein Coming On To Woman Before Alleged Rapevideo

(MediaPunch/Shutterstock) A newly released video shows disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein behaving inappropriately during a business meeting with a woman who would later allege that he raped her that same day. The video, which was first obtained...

[UPDATE] Julia Salazar Says Daily Caller 'Outed' Her As Sexual Assault Survivor

[UPDATE] Julia Salazar Says Daily Caller 'Outed' Her As Sexual Assault Survivor

Julia Salazar at a McCarren Park rally last month (Mary Altaffer/AP/Shutterstock) State Senate candidate Julia Salazar expects to be publicly identified as a sexual assault survivor against her will, according to a statement she shared on...

CEO Les Moonves Leaves CBS Amidst New Sexual Misconduct Allegations

CEO Les Moonves Leaves CBS Amidst New Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Les Moonves (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP/Shutterstock) Les Moonves, the embattled CEO of the CBS Corporation, officially stepped down Sunday after the New Yorker surfaced a second wave of sexual misconduct allegations against him. The network also announced that...

For The First Time, NY Colleges And Universities Release Data On Sexual Assaults Reported By Students

For The First Time, NY Colleges And Universities Release Data On Sexual Assaults Reported By Students

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TMZ Releases Incriminating Texts & Photo Of Asia Argento 'In Bed' With Underage Accuser

TMZ Releases Incriminating Texts & Photo Of Asia Argento 'In Bed' With Underage Accuser

Asia Argento posted a photo of her and accuser Jimmy Bennett on Instagram around the time the incident allegedly happened. Yesterday, actress Asia Argento strongly denied accusations that she sexually assaulted a former co-star when he...

Asia Argento Denies Sexual Assault Allegations & Claims Anthony Bourdain Paid Accuser

Asia Argento Denies Sexual Assault Allegations & Claims Anthony Bourdain Paid Accuser

Asia Argento posted a photo of her and accuser Jimmy Bennett on Instagram around the time the incident allegedly happened. Actress Asia Argento has strongly denied accusations that she sexually assaulted a former co-star when he...

Asia Argento Reportedly Settled Sexual Assault Accusation With Former Underage Co-Star

Asia Argento Reportedly Settled Sexual Assault Accusation With Former Underage Co-Star

Asia Argento at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2018 (Arthur Mola/Invision/AP/Shutterstock) Asia Argento, who has become one of the more outspoken figures of the #MeToo movement after detailing how movie producer Harvey Weinstein assaulted her,...

Brooklyn School Counselor Told Girl To 'Move On' After Rape Allegation, Lawsuit Claims

Brooklyn School Counselor Told Girl To 'Move On' After Rape Allegation, Lawsuit Claims

(Google Maps) A 13-year-old Brooklyn girl says public school officials in Brooklyn shrugged off her claim that a classmate raped her after school, according to a lawsuit filed against the city on Friday. According to the...

Photos: Harvey Weinstein Charged With Rape, Criminal Sexual Act

Photos: Harvey Weinstein Charged With Rape, Criminal Sexual Actgallery

Oscar-winning movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of terrorizing dozens of women over decades, surrendered to police officers at the 1st Precinct in lower Manhattan this morning.

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