sexual abuse

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
3.5.19
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 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
2.23.19
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
Stuff

Yoga’s Culture of Sexual Abuse Can’t Be Ignored

As the yoga market is flooded with gurus offering inner peace for $20 an hour, we remain naive to how vulnerable many people may be.
Wendy Syfret
1.6.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Pope to Abuser Priests: Turn Yourself in and 'Prepare for Divine Justice'

On Friday, during his traditional Christmas speech, Francis urged priests guilty of sex abuse to give themselves up to civil authorities—and await judgement from God, too.
Alex Norcia
12.22.18
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
sexual assault

Assault Survivors Are Telling Trump Why They Didn't Report

On Twitter, #WhyIDidntReport is a collection of stories from sexual assault survivors that mirror what research proves: Victims who come forward will face more scrutiny, stigma, and blame than their perpetrators.
Leila Ettachfini
9.22.18
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
9.3.18
#metoo

Louis C.K. Receives Standing Ovation at First Set Since Admitting Sexual Misconduct

Months after confirming sexual misconduct allegations against him, Louis C.K. made a surprise appearance at New York City's comedy cellar last night, where he was greeted warmly by a sold-out crowd.
Sirin Kale
8.29.18
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
8.17.18
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