sexual abuse

R. Kelly

R. Kelly Was Just Slapped With His Most Serious Sexual Assault Charges Yet

Four of the charges each carry a maximum sentence of up to 30 years.
Rex Santus
5.30.19
Op-Ed

'Leaving Neverland' and the Complex Process of Revising Your Memories

Learning of a loved one’s sexual violence can feel akin to betrayal, as I was reminded by HBO's documentary about Michael Jackson.
Lydia Mack
3.12.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

'We Have So Few Priests:' Young Catholics Are Afraid for the Future of the Church

The Catholic Church’s summit on protecting children was supposed to be a significant event.
Hind Hassan
Sean Stephens
3.4.19
Australia Today

Cardinal George Pell has Been Found Guilty of Child Sexual Abuse

The former archbishop of Melbourne is the most senior Catholic cleric to ever be convicted of sexually abusing children.
Gavin Butler
2.26.19
sexual assault

R. Kelly Officially Charged With 10 Counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

The musician had been accused of sexual misconduct and abuse of young girls for decades.
Rex Santus
2.24.19
Culture

'He Was a Sexual Predator' Says Director of New Michael Jackson Doc

Dan Reed, director of 'Leaving Neverland,' spoke to us about his new film, which details allegations of sexual misconduct against the king of pop.
Josiah Hesse
2.20.19
Views My Own

Somehow, the Catholic Church Is Still Getting Worse

The latest horrific revelations of sexual abuse unpunished show, yet again, that the Church's first tactic is to make excuses and hide.
Alex Norcia
12.21.18
Australia Today

George Pell in Court: I’m Innocent and It’s All a Big Mistake

The Catholic cleric will stand trial over claims of sexual assault.
VICE Staff
5.1.18
Noisey News

Report: R. Kelly Groomed a 14-Year-Old Girl to Be a "Sex Pet"

In a new BBC documentary, Kitti Jones, one of Kelly's former girlfriends, also alleges that she was forced to have sex with the R&B singer and others in a "sex dungeon."
Alex Robert Ross
3.28.18
Essays

Moving on After Brand New

After Jesse Lacey was accused of sexual misconduct, many fans of the Long Island band went through an identity crisis. It doesn't have to be that way.
Nina Corcoran
1.28.18
Child Abuse

The Day the Church Stopped Believing Victims

Four years ago, the Anglican church apologised to a woman who claimed she'd been raped by a Bishop as a child. Today, a report said that apology should never have been given, and the Establishment are thrilled.
Sam Wolfson
12.16.17
Noisey News

Four More Women Come Forward to Accuse Russell Simmons of Rape

Separate stories in the New York Times and Los Angeles Times allege a "pattern of violent sexual behaviour" by Simmons that ran across four decades.
Alex Robert Ross
12.15.17
0105