Tag: sexual assault

Family and friends of 23-year old Daisy Coleman reacted with sorrow and shock last week following her death by suicide. “She was my best friend and amazing daughter,” her mother Melinda wrote in a heartbreaking…

NEW YORK — After dozens of women came forward to share stories of alleged sexual assault at the hands of one of Hollywood’s most powerful figures, Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison…

Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was found guilty Monday of rape and  sexual assault in a Manhattan court. Jurors stopped short of convicting Weinstein on the more serious charges of being a sexual predator.  Although…

When someone is the victim of sexual assault, the first person he or she talks to is critical. Knowing the right thing to say and how to help that person find the right resources can…

Kansans reported more sexual assaults, domestic violence and stalking to the police in 2018, according to a report from the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. Compared to the previous year, it’s a 6% increase in domestic…

Dear Carolyn: This is a very difficult note to write. For years I have concealed from my best friend that her husband attempts to grope me when she is out of the room. The first…

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — A college professor avoided talking directly about her accusation that Virginia’s lieutenant governor sexually assaulted her, but she wasn’t shy about publicly discussing her research and thoughts on the growing number…

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The political crisis in Virginia spun out of control Wednesday when the state’s attorney general confessed to putting on blackface in the 1980s and a woman went public with detailed allegations…

Tracy Keagle suffered sexual abuse from the ages of 4 to 13. She thought — she hoped — no one else in the world could ever experience something so horrible. She felt ashamed and alone.…

Kudos to singer Taylor Swift for getting political this week and urging young people to vote during her “artist of the year” acceptance speech at the 2018 American Music Awards and in an earlier Instagram…