Sex Crime

extremism

The Jeffrey Epstein Story Is Fanning the Flames of Far-Right Pedophilia Panic

A new investigation implied the disgraced financier came as close to Pizzagate as you can get in real life.
Allie Conti
12.6.18
sexual assault

She's Smarter Than Them

Christine Blasey Ford served as her own expert witness and demolished the arguments against her story.
Susan Zalkind
9.27.18
Catholic Church

Can the Pope Go to Jail?

A new wave of sex scandals and allegations he personally covered for an abusive cardinal have Pope Francis under fire. But is he in trouble?
Alex Norcia
9.6.18
News

We Asked a Lawyer if Donald Trump Could Ever Get Prosecuted for Sexual Assault

As in the case of the many (more serious) allegations against Bill Cosby, decades of time passing since the incidents in question doesn't help the cause.
Allie Conti
10.17.16
Film

Inside the Florida Trailer Park for Convicted Sex Offenders

A new film shines light on one of the few places in America intended for sex criminals.
Allie Conti
5.19.16
News

This Teacher Took a Leave of Absence to Serve a Prison Sentence for Selling Guns

Now Phillip Smith III is accused of trading grades for sex.
Mark Hay
5.11.16
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
4.27.16
Stuff

Canada’s Child Sex Doll Trial Raises Uncomfortable Questions About Pedophilia and the Law

A man was arrested for ordering a child sex doll through the mail, but a growing number of experts think child pornography laws are too harsh.
Dorian Geiger
2.25.16
News

This Pimp's Lawyer Says He's a 'Scumbag' But Not a Sex Trafficker

Brooklyn Defense Attorney Howard Greenberg concedes Karmik Grant-Byas has done "despicable" things to women, but says his client did not compel them to perform commercial sex acts against their will.
Alex Zimmerman
2.8.16
News

Inside the Culture of Sexual Violence at America's Colleges

The long, painful process of reporting a sexual assault allegation often leads to nothing more than pain for the victim and a slap on the wrist for the accused.
Jennifer Schaffer
1.27.16
thump news

Swedish Police Allegedly Covered Up Sex Crimes at an Annual Youth Music Festival

Incidents of sexual violence have been reported at the Swedish festival since 2014.
Rebecca Krauss
1.11.16
Stuff

Do Indonesians Agree With Their Government’s Plan to Castrate Pedophiles?

After a series of high-profile sexual abuse cases, Indonesia is on the verge of mandating chemical castration. We asked people around Jakarta for their thoughts.
Stanley Widianto
11.25.15
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