child molestation


Roy Moore says LGBTQ people are behind the molestation allegations against him

Carter Sherman
sexual assault

'I Was Begging Him to Stop': Another Woman Accuses Roy Moore of Sexual Assault

Beverly Young Nelson says she was 16 when the Alabama GOP Senate candidate locked her in his car and proceeded to grope her and forcefully pull her neck into his crotch.
Leila Ettachfini
sexual abuse

Billy Graham's Grandson Says Protestants Abuse Kids Just Like Catholics

Basyle "Boz" Tchividjian is shining a spotlight on the sexual abuse of children in Protestant churches—a scandal he says may be larger than that of the Catholic Church.
Josiah Hesse
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Jerry Sandusky's Son Has Been Arrested on Child Sex Charges

Jeffrey Sandusky stood by his father during the former coach's trial for sex crimes even after his brother, Matthew, said he'd abused him for years.
Lauren Messman
kiante enis

Indiana Football Player Charged with Child Molestion

An Indiana Hoosiers football player was arrested Thursday and charged with molestation.
Sean Newell

What Life Is Like After Leaving a Notorious Mormon Polygamist Sect

VICE meets three young women who explain why they left Warren Jeffs's Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and talk about the struggle to build a new life.
VICE Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Michael Jackson Used Gore and Kiddie Porn to 'Groom' Children for Sex, Says Police Report

"There's not much question in my mind that Michael was guilty of child molestation."
VICE Staff
joe paterno

Court Filings Allege Joe Paterno Knew of Sandusky Child Abuse Claim in 1976

Things have just gotten worse for Penn State and Joe Paterno.
Sean Newell
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Former House Speaker and 'Serial Child Molester' Dennis Hastert Is Going to Prison

Dennis Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison by a judge who excoriated him and said, "Nothing is more stunning than having 'serial child molester' and 'Speaker of the House' in the same sentence."
Mike Pearl
crime & drugs

Former House Speaker Gets 15-Month Prison Term in Molestation Hush Money Case

Dennis Hastert admitted for the first time Wednesday that he abused boys in the 1970s, but faced only banking charges because the statute of limitations on molestation had expired.
Sarah Mimms

What It's Like to Be Falsely Branded a Satanic Child Molester

I spoke to four lesbians who got railroaded into prison during a national panic spiked with homophobia.
Chase Madar

Australian State May Force Convicted Pedophiles to Undergo Chemical Castration

A new government task force in Australia is considering whether to force child sex offenders to undergo chemical castration as a judicial alternative to prison sentencing.
Tess Owen