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A sexual assault allegation against Joe Biden has ignited a firestorm of controversy

A sexual assault allegation against Joe Biden has ignited a firestorm of controversy

Last year, several women came forward publicly to say Joe Biden had kissed or touched them in ways that made them uncomfortable. One of them was Tara Reade, who said Biden used to “put his hand on my shoulder and run his finger up my neck” when she worked in his Senate office in 1993.…
The 2020 Grammys’ sexual harassment and corruption controversy, explained

The 2020 Grammys’ sexual harassment and corruption controversy, explained

The music industry is set to celebrate its brightest stars, showcase its breakthrough new artists, and honor musical legacies at the 62nd Grammy Awards on Sunday, but the star-studded ceremony is taking place amid controversy and explosive allegations that paint the Recording Academy (which oversees the awards) as a corrupt and sexist institution. Earlier this…
Uber’s sexual assault report won’t hurt it as badly as other incidents

Uber’s sexual assault report won’t hurt it as badly as other incidents

Uber released its long-awaited security report yesterday, revealing the company documented nearly 6,000 reports of sexual assault — both by drivers and passengers — in 2017 and 2018, as well as 19 deaths from Uber-related physical assaults in that time (not necessarily between driver and rider). It’s difficult to know how those numbers compare with…
R.I.P., Peach: Facebook & Instagram Limit Sexual Emojis

R.I.P., Peach: Facebook & Instagram Limit Sexual Emojis

Joe Vela, co-founder & CEO of emoji-shaped sex toy company Emojibator, agrees that these new rules target sexuality professionals. "Since we started seeing stricter guidelines around sex-postive content, emojis were essential to sexuality professionals to specify, organize, and advertise the type of content they were producing for their audiences without including words that would get…
A year after his confirmation hearing, Brett Kavanaugh faces a new sexual misconduct allegation

A year after his confirmation hearing, Brett Kavanaugh faces a new sexual misconduct allegation

A new allegation of sexual misconduct has been levied against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh by journalists investigating the accusations that roiled his confirmation hearings last fall. The New York Times details new corroborations of an allegation of sexual misconduct brought by Kavanaugh’s classmate, Deborah Ramirez, as well as a previously undisclosed allegation that mirrors…
Camila Mendes Shares How She Healed After Sexual Assault

Camila Mendes Shares How She Healed After Sexual Assault

Women’s Health notes, "The tattoo reminds her to strengthen both her sense of self  and the environment around her." Mendes shared, “ Moving around throughout my whole childhood was a bit traumatic." She moved more than 12 times before age 18. “You’re constantly saying goodbye to people, and you’re constantly being removed from your identity. When you…
Trump’s Joint Chiefs Of Staff Nominee Accused Of Sexual Assault

Trump’s Joint Chiefs Of Staff Nominee Accused Of Sexual Assault

One of President Donald Trump’s Joint Chiefs of Staff nominees, Gen. John E. Hyten, has been accused of sexual assault. In April, Col. Kathryn A. Spletstoser said Hyten entered her hotel room on December 2, 2017, where he forcibly kissed her and ejaculated on her pants, among other sexual misconduct, according to The New York…
E. Jean Carroll Is Just One Of 20+ Women Who Have Accused Donald Trump Of Sexual Assault & Misconduct

E. Jean Carroll Is Just One Of 20+ Women Who Have Accused Donald Trump...

Carroll added Trump pinned her against the wall, put his hand under her coat dress, and pulled down her tights. The most horrific part comes next: "He opens the overcoat, unzips his pants, and, forcing his fingers around my private area, thrusts his penis halfway — or completely, I’m not certain — inside me."
Pentagon report shows sharp rise in military sexual assaults

Pentagon report shows sharp rise in military sexual assaults

The US military is reporting a disturbing spike in the number of active-duty service members who said they’d experienced sexual assault last year, raising questions once again about the military’s handling of misconduct. The Pentagon estimates that about 20,500 service members across the military branches — about 13,000 women and 7,500 men — were sexually…
A new lawsuit says Uber isn’t doing enough to protect riders from sexual predators

A new lawsuit says Uber isn’t doing enough to protect riders from sexual predators

A lawsuit filed by three women who say they were raped by men posing as Uber drivers alleges that Uber is neglecting the safety of young, intoxicated female passengers — the very base the company claims to support through safety marketing campaigns. The lawsuit, which was filed in the Los Angeles County Superior Court on…

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