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Me Too: Simone Biles Says She Was Also Sexually Abused by Larry Nassar

by Zahara Hill

2016 Olympic gymnast and gold medalist Simone Biles revealed Monday afternoon that she is among the 140 women and girls who’ve survived sexual abuse at the hands... Read More

Why We Must NEVER Allow Pedophilia to be Reframed as ‘Pedosexuality’

Why We Must NEVER Allow Pedophilia to be Reframed as ‘Pedosexuality’

by Neffer Kerr

There have been a lot of posts and images on social media lately talking about and promoting something called “pedosexuality.” However, being sexually attracted... Read More

Man Accused of Molesting Girl Put on Blast for All Social Media to See

Man Accused of Molesting Girl Put on Blast for All Social Media to See

by Zahara Hill

Before the #MeToo movement drew attention to the ubiquity of sexual assault, Iyonah Fard, 23, had already made a ripple in what’s become a nationwide... Read More

#ChurchToo Hashtag Emerges in Light of Sexual Assault Claims

#ChurchToo Hashtag Emerges in Light of Sexual Assault Claims

by Shantell E. Jamison

We have heard of the #MeToo campaign, but now the #ChurchToo hashtag has emerged where those who have been sexually assaulted by members of... Read More

What Does Russell Simmons Have to Do With Terry Crews’ Sexual Assault?

What Does Russell Simmons Have to Do With Terry Crews’ Sexual Assault?

by Jessica Bennett

Influenced by the brave women and men who’ve called out several offenders of late, Terry Crews recently admitted that he was sexually assaulted by... Read More

Christy Lenhardt has been accused of using a patient at a mental institution as her personal sex slave.

Social Worker Accused Of Making Patient at Mental Hospital Her Sex Slave

by Zahara Hill

A social worker has been accused of prolonging a patient’s stay at an Illinois mental institution so she could use him as her personal sex slave.... Read More

R. Kelly’s Ex-Girlfriend Details Alleged Sexual & Physical Abuse

R. Kelly’s Ex-Girlfriend Details Alleged Sexual & Physical Abuse

by Jessica Bennett

Three months after R. Kelly was accused of running a sex cult between Chicago and Atlanta, the “I’m a Flirt” singer is now facing... Read More

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The Complicated Legacy of Bishop Eddie Long

by Shantell E. Jamison

On Sunday New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in suburban Atlanta announced that its leader, controversial Bishop Eddie Long had died. The 25,000-member congregation took to... Read More

The Sex-Abuse-to-Prison Pipeline: How Girls of Color Are Unjustly Arrested and Incarcerated

How Girls of Color are Abused by the Criminal Justice System

by The Root

My organization, the Human Rights Project for Girls, along with the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality and the Ms. Foundation for Women,... Read More

Michael Jackson

New Sexual Assault Allegations Against Michael Jackson

by #teamEBONY

Michael Jackson has been subject to more accusations of child abuse, five years after his death. James Safechuck, 36, alleges that Jackson abused him... Read More