Sexual Assault Allegations

Op-Eds

It's Time for MTV to Rename the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

It's complicated to cancel someone like the King of Pop; it's also essential.
Kristin Corry
8.15.19
Noisey News

Director Stands By Film Detailing Michael Jackson Sexual Abuse Allegations

‘Leaving Neverland’ premiered at Sundance this week detailing new allegations against Michael Jackson. The singer’s estate is calling it “tabloid character assassination.”
Kristin Corry
1.29.19
Op-Ed

Chris Brown Doesn’t Know When to Shut Up

Maintaining your innocence and being an asshole aren't the same thing.
Kristin Corry
1.25.19
Noisey News

One Week After 'Surviving R. Kelly,' the Change Is Just Beginning

In the week following Lifetime's 'Surviving R. Kelly,' the news cycle surrounding the Chicago singer has been unrelenting.
Kristin Corry
1.11.19
Noisey News

The Six Most Startling Takeaways From Lifetime's 'Surviving R. Kelly'

The Lifetime docuseries is the most comprehensive look at the sexual assault allegations made against the singer over the past two decades. Here's what we learned.
Kristin Corry
1.9.19
cornerstore caroline

9-year-old boy doesn’t forgive “Cornerstore Caroline” for falsely accusing him of sexual assault

"I don't forgive this woman, and she needs help," he said.
Rex Santus
10.17.18
To Hell And Back

Heavy Metal Can Help You Survive Anything

Or, how riffs can help us cope in a post-Kavanaugh world (plus new tunes from Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, Iron Reagan, Cloud Rat, and more).
Kim Kelly
10.11.18
#metoo

For Some Victims, Talking About Their Rape Online Is the Most Accessible Form of Justice

Let down by a system that can punish victims, many are seeing a public shaming as expedited punishment.
Amelia Abraham
11.13.17
News

Just for Laughs Founder Resigns Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

Nine women say they were either sexually assaulted or harassed by the Montreal-based comedy-festival founder.
Manisha Krishnan
10.19.17
News

Jian Ghomeshi’s Implosion Was Overdue

More details are constantly emerging in the sex scandal that has electrified and horrified the Canadian media, but one thing's for sure: We should have known about Ghomeshi's behavior long before we did.
Patrick McGuire
11.3.14