Sexual Abuse

Crime
Weinstein’s lawyer will likely try to use these messages to discredit the accusers. But contacting an abuser is common survivor behavior.
Education
A new study on teaching middle schoolers about sexual violence and dating abuse yields interesting clues.
Politics
The church violated her husband's confidentiality and deprived her family of his income, Kristine Johnson claims in a $9.54 million lawsuit.
Women
Sarah Jackson addressed her abuser, former Baptist pastor Cameron Giovanelli, during his sentencing in Maryland.
Crime
The clarification comes after last month's confusion over whether the footage had been preserved.
Crime
David Hay was arrested at a Wisconsin airport after allegedly trying to arrange sex with an underage boy.
U.S. News
An Associated Press investigation found hundreds of priests accused of sexual abuse have not been identified by the Roman Catholic Church.
Politics
Mia was sentenced to 20 years in prison, but alleges she was a trafficking victim who was forced to go along with a robbery that turned deadly.
U.S. News
Up until Thursday night, it was unclear whether the footage was lost, destroyed or never recorded.
World News
The pope has vowed zero tolerance for offenders, but victims of abuse want him to do more and make bishops who allegedly covered up the abuse accountable.
Crime
Father Patrick T. Hoare decried clergy sexual abuse last year. Now he's accused of abusing a minor 25 years ago.
U.S. News
Judge Rosemarie Aquilina is continuing to make public appearances and speak to press even though her barefaced advocacy may help Nassar win his latest appeal.
Entertainment
Patreon said it couldn't confirm whether the page's account holder was Joycelyn Savage, and Savage's parents' attorney is calling on law enforcement to step in.
Politics
The Duke of York said he will help with any investigations into his relationship with the late pedophile Jeffrey Epstein.
U.S. News
The author used quotes by the parents in his new book, allegedly taking them out of context and making them appear complicit in the sexual abuse.
Videos
A woman, known as “Jane Doe 15,” says the late financier raped her when she was 15 years old at his New Mexico ranch.
Religion
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, who recently wrapped up an investigation of clerical sex abuse in the Diocese of Buffalo, denies that he molested a former altar boy.
Politics
The GOP lawmaker responded to a referee's allegation that Jordan waved off former Ohio State team doctor Richard Strauss' sexual misconduct in 1994.
Women
The accused pastor is now a top candidate to be the senior leader of a Southern Baptist church.
Videos
A new lawsuit alleges that GOP congressman and staunch ally of President Donald Trump was aware of sexual abuse by disgraced doctor Richard Strauss.