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Culture

Accused Abuser Jian Ghomeshi Doesn’t Deserve Anyone’s Pity

The disgraced CBC host wrote a 3,400-word essay telling his side of things.
Manisha Krishnan
9.14.18
larry nassar

Larry Nassar drugged, raped, and impregnated a Michigan State student, new lawsuit says

In 1992, Erika Davis was 17, a virgin, and playing field hockey at Michigan State on a scholarship, when Nassar started to “groom” her for sexual abuse.
Carter Sherman
9.13.18
#metoo

CBS reportedly knew that Les Moonves had been investigated for sexual assault

Moonves has been accused of harassed or assaulting six women between the 1980s and early 2000s.
Carter Sherman
8.2.18
cosby trial

Bill Cosby threw a courtroom tantrum after a jury found him guilty

From the historic trial emerged stories of Cosby barking like a dog, yelling at the District Attorney, and laughing during closing arguments.
Alexa Liautaud
4.26.18
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A Canadian Doctor Was Suspended for Asking a Patient if She Likes Big Dicks

Smh.
Manisha Krishnan
9.28.16
News

Canada's Border Agency Isn't Saying Much About Its 15 Employees Accused of Sexual Assault

Exclusive: The CBSA won't say why it still employs five people accused of sexual assault.
Hilary Beaumont
8.31.16
News

How Rape Victims' Social-Media Feeds Are Being Used Against Them in Court

"Her social-media posts are indicative of someone who's come to court with an agenda."
Manisha Krishnan
8.17.16
crime

Stanford Rape Judge Sentenced Man with Child Abuse Images to Four Days Jail

California judge Aaron Persky has now been accused of handing down a lenient sentence to a sex offender who possessed more than 200 images of child abuse on his computer.
Sirin Kale
8.11.16
americas

The 'sexsomnia' defense is catching on for Canadians accused of sex assault

Sexsomnia is a medical condition that causes people to involuntarily exhibit sexualized behavior while sleeping. This can range from touching to intercourse. But some people question whether it's a legitimate disorder.
Rachel Browne
7.6.16
americas

Jian Ghomeshi Apologizes for ‘Sexually Inappropriate' Behavior as Sex Assault Charge Dropped

By signing a peace bond, former CBC radio star Jian Ghomeshi will dodge a second sexual assault trial that was scheduled for June 6. He was acquitted of five other sex assault charges earlier this year.
Hilary Beaumont
5.11.16
News

New Assault Allegations Have Been Made Against Jian Ghomeshi

Yet another woman has come forward with disturbing allegations against the former CBC host.
Manisha Krishnan
4.26.16
News

How a Witness in the Ghomeshi Trial Is Trying to Help Sex Assault Victims Navigate the Legal System

Linda Redgrave says the judge was not respectful to women or sex assault victims.
Manisha Krishnan
4.18.16
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