sexual abuse

Ontario

Children’s Aid Fires Lawyer Who Called 14-Year-Old Girl a ‘Sexually Mature Young Woman

The lawyer’s statement prompted outrage among many legal experts and social workers who engage with vulnerable youth in Ontario.
Rachel Browne
3.26.19
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
2.19.19
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
Culture

The Soon-Yi Previn Interview Is a New Kind of Anti-#MeToo Piece

Must every man be rehabilitated?
Nicole Clark
9.19.18
News

Former Taliban Hostage Accuses Canadian Husband of Abuse

Caitlan Coleman claims that her husband, Joshua Boyle, abused her while they were held in captivity in Afghanistan.
Mack Lamoureux
9.5.18
Uck Parties

An 'Uck Party' Is Child Sexual Exploitation Under a New Name

Recently, multiple charities have issues warnings about uck parties – where young girls are coerced into giving men oral sex – but campaigners tell VICE we need to see them for what they are.
Poppy Noor
9.4.18
true crime

Why Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Is So Hard to Stop

The latest horrific report came from Pennsylvania, but it won't be the last one, thanks in part to an insane lobby standing in the way.
Allie Conti
8.16.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch Aly Raisman Give a Powerful ESPYs Speech Next to 140 Sexual Assault Survivors

"Your truth does matter, you matter, and you are not alone."
Drew Schwartz
7.19.18
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
LGBTQ

Gay Conversion Therapist Found Guilty of Sexually Abusing Male Patients

In the wake of a shocking abuse scandal, former patients are asking why Canada hasn’t already banned conversion therapy.
Mack Lamoureux
3.12.18
#metoo

The Enduring Story of a Woman Who Confronted Her Abuser on Camera

On International Women’s Day, Attiya Khan’s groundbreaking documentary ‘A Better Man’ will be screening across the country.
Sarah Berman
3.8.18
sexual abuse

Volleyball Coach Rick Butler Facing Class-Action Lawsuit Over Sex Abuse

Butler allegedly sexually abused at least six underage teenage girls "hundreds" of times.
Liam Daniel Pierce
3.3.18
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