Several Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) members are in talks to get veteran Rep. John Conyers to resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct. Those members are trying to ease his exit without trampling on his legacy during his 50-plus years in the House. Conyers, a Michigan Democrat, is the longest currently serving member of the House of […]
The organization that bestows the Emmy Awards has voted to expel Harvey Weinstein in the wake of numerous allegations of sexual harassment and abuse against the producer. The Television Academy says its leadership voted Monday to ban the producer for life. Weinstein is primarily known as a film producer but his former company is also […]
Source: WomensHealth.gov Sexual assault is any type of forced or coerced sexual contact or behavior that happens without consent. Sexual assault includes rape and attempted rape, child molestation, and sexual harassment or threats. In the United States, nearly one in five women has been raped and almost half of women have experienced another type of […]
Although it was reported that Nelly’s rape accuser is refusing to testify, Washington State law enforcement say they are still going to proceed with the investigation. According to sources,
Three teenagers in Mississippi have been arrested and charged with kidnapping and sexual assault after posting a “gut wrenchingly horrific” video of sexual attack to Facebook. On Wednesday, Haleigh Alexis Hudson, 19, Ezzie Johnson and Kadari Fabien Booker, both 17, were detained on charges of felony kidnapping and felony kidnapping and sexual assault, respectively, the Sun […]
Pastor Kenneth Adkins is facing consequences for his sexual relationship with a teenage girl and boy at his church seven years ago. On Monday, a jury of three men and nine women found the 57-year-old guilty of eight child molestation-related charges. According to The Florida Times-Union, Adkins is scheduled to be sentenced on April 25. However, […]
An Uber ride becomes chaotic for one driver and his passenger in a recently released video. In footage uploaded to LiveLeak, a belligerent passenger makes all sorts of threats to her driver who won’t take her to her destination. The video starts in the middle of their argument where the passenger tells the man driving her to “call the cops,” […]
A 17-year-old girl was either lured or pushed by a male student into a boy’s bathroom at P.S. 165 in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, N.Y., on Monday morning where six other boys were waiting.
Affleck's win legitimizes toxic masculinity and white privilege; further proving the Academy can only focus on undoing one layer of disenfranchisement at a time.