Tag: sexual assault

Justin Fairfax’s Second Accuser Reaffirms Offer to Testify in Public

Image: Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax arrives in the Senate chamber at the Virginia State Capitol, February 7, 2019 in Richmond, Virginia. Virginia state politics are in a state of upheaval, with Governor Ralph Northam and State Attorney General Mark Herring both admitting to past uses of blackface and Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax accused of […]

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Vanessa Tyson, Who Accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of Sexual Assault, Calls Sexual Violence an ‘Epidemic’ at #MeToo Event

Vanessa TysonPhoto: Stanford Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS Nearly a week after releasing a statement in which she accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexually assaulting her, Vanessa Tyson spoke Tuesday night at a Stanford University symposium that addressed sexual violence. Tyson did not directly address the allegations against Fairfax, […]

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Second Justin Fairfax Accuser Alleges Assault by Corey Maggette During Sophomore Year at Duke University

Image: Corey Maggette. (Getty Images) A woman who has alleged a sexual assault at the hands of Lieutenant Virginia Governor Justin Fairfax has said that former Duke University and Los Angeles Clippers basketball player Corey Maggette raped her during her time at the university. Meredith Watson, who alleges that Fairfax raped her in 2000 while […]

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Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax’s Law Firm Places Him on Leave, 4 Staffers Resign Following 2nd Sexual Assault Allegation

Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax (L) arrives on the Senate floor at the Virginia State Capitol, February 8, 2019 in Richmond, Virginia. Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) I believe it was the captain of the Titanic who stated, “everyone is abandoning the ship because of the massive hole in the bottom!” If evacuation is the […]

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The Ongoing Assault Against Jasmine Eiland Proves How Hard Society Goes in Hating Black Women 

Photo: iStock (Editor’s note: The following article includes a description of a sexual assault and may be triggering to some. Please safeguard yourself accordingly.) On January 20, a woman was sexually violated—and at least 800,000 eyes watched. Nearly as many were callous in sharing the grim details of her assault, captured for all to see […]

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Exclusive: Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax Speaks Out on Sexual Assault Allegations and His Future in Virginia

Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) The top three elected Democrats in the state of Virginia have been mired in controversy for the last week. On Friday, Feb. 1, a medical school yearbook pictures from 1984 surfaced showing two people in blackface and a Ku Klux Klan uniform on Gov. Ralph Northam’s page, as well as […]

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Extra’s A.J. Calloway Suspended Amid Sexual Assault Investigation

Photo: Jemal Countess / Stringer (Getty Images) Warner Bros. Television announced on Saturday that “Extra” host A.J. Calloway, who’s been accused of sexual assault and other acts of misconduct by multiple women, has been suspended pending further investigation of the allegations. “Upon becoming aware of allegations of sexual misconduct against AJ Calloway, we began an […]

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Rape Declared a ‘National Emergency’ by Sierra Leone’s President

Photo: Richard Drew (Associated Press) Trigger Warning: This article details sexual violence and child sexual abuse.  Rampant rape and sexual violence in Sierra Leone has become so prevalent that its president, Julius Maada Bio, has declared a national emergency, according to CBS News. The rallying point of this declaration is the brutal rape of a […]

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Second Woman Accuses Virginia Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax of Sexual Assault

Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty Images) Already embroiled in a scandal involving allegations of sexual assault, another woman has now accused Justin Fairfax of rape, alleging the Virginia lieutenant governor assaulted her during their college years. According to the Guardian’s Ben Jacobs, Meredith Watson says she was raped in 2000, when Fairfax and Watson were students […]

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Vanessa Tyson Told Colleagues About Her Sexual Assault Allegation Against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax 

Dr. Vanessa TysonPhoto: Scripps College (AP Photo) The sexual assault allegations Dr. Vanessa Tyson has lodged against Virginia’s Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax have become a hot topic as the situation has devolved into a most unfortunate game of “he said, she said.” In the midst of that, people have stepped forward to confirm that Tyson […]

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Arizona Nurse Accused of Raping Incapacitated Patient Formally Indicted

Photo: Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office via AP Former Hacienda Healthcare nurse Nathan Sutherland has been formally indicted after he was accused of raping and impregnating an incapacitated patient under his care. According to AZ Central, on Tuesday, Sutherland was charged with sexual assault and abuse of a vulnerable adult in connection with the case of […]

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What It Means for ‘The Bachelor’ to Address Sexual Assault

‘The Bachelor’ contestant Caelynn Miller-Keyes. © ABC Things took a heavy turn on this week’s episode of The Bachelor. During a one-on-one date at Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay, contestant Caelynn Miller-Keyes told Colton Underwood that she and two friends were drugged and raped at a party in college. The account of her assault is […]

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‘We Hear You. We See You. We Believe You’: Terry Crews and More Help #MeToo Center Survivors in a New PSA Campaign

(L-R) Founder of the Me Too movement Tarana Burke, and actors Terry Crews and Kendrick Sampson speak on the HBO Me Too Panel at Sundance 2019 at Tupelo on January 26, 2019 in Park City, Utah.Photo: Michael Loccisano (Getty Images for HBO) In the recent rush to bring sexual predators to justice, the survivors of […]

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#MuteChrisBrown Too, Because He’s Clearly Committed to Being Trash

Chris Brown performs onstage during ‘We Can Survive, A Radio.com Event’ on October 20, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Kevin Winter (Getty Images for Radio.com) In recent weeks, there’s been a lot of renewed talk about toxic masculinity, particularly amongst viewers of Surviving R. Kelly and the legions debating the necessity of Gillette’s controversial ad […]

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Nurse’s DNA Tied to Baby Had by Incapacitated Woman; Lawyer Says ‘No Proof’ Suspect Raped Victim

Screenshot: Reuters A nurse has been arrested and charged with sexual assault and abuse of a vulnerable adult in connection with the horrifying case of a woman with limited mobility and mental capacity unexpectedly giving birth in December at a Phoenix, Ariz., specialized care center. Nathan Sutherland, 36, was court ordered to provide DNA for the […]

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Nurse’s DNA Tied to Incapacitated Woman’s Baby; Lawyer Says ‘No Proof’ Suspect Raped Victim

Screenshot: Reuters A nurse has been arrested and charged with sexual assault and abuse of a vulnerable adult in connection with the horrifying case of a woman with limited mobility and mental capacity unexpectedly giving birth in December at a Phoenix, Ariz., specialized care center. Nathan Sutherland, 36, was court ordered to provide DNA for the […]

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Sheila Jackson Lee Leaves Judiciary Committee After Former Staffer Alleges She Was Fired for Reporting Sexual Assault

Image: United States Representative Sheila Jackson Lee. (Getty Images) Longtime Democratic Representative Sheila Jackson Lee has announced plans to resign as chair of the Congressional Black Caucus’ nonprofit operation, after she was named in a lawsuit alleging she fired a young woman who planned to press charges after an alleged sexual assault by a former […]

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Atlanta Police Investigate Facebook Livestream of Alleged Sexual Assault in Atlanta Nightclub

iStock Police in Atlanta say they have identified and contacted a man seen in a video showing an alleged sexual assault at a local nightclub early Sunday morning. The video—a Facebook livestream—was shared from inside Opera nightclub and was intended to show a young woman’s birthday celebration. Instead, people who watched the video saw her being […]

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Bryan Singer Has Been Hit With Fresh Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct With Underage Males

Getty Image The day after Bohemian Rhapsody scored a Best Picture Oscar nomination, director Bryan Singer has become the focus of new sexual misconduct allegations from within an Atlantic investigative report. It’s worth noting upfront here that these allegations are apparently the same batch from an unpublished Esquire report that Singer preemptively hit out at […]

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Chris Brown Detained for Rape Allegations in Paris, Meeting His Weekly Arrest Quota à La Mode

Chris Brown, aka the Child Cancel Culture Left Behind, continues to make a poor case for trash humans being able to learn and do better: He was recently arrested in Paris for allegations of aggravated rape. A source from the French judicial system told CNN that Brown was being detained along with two other people, […]

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