A Lawsuit Against All of California's Bishops Will Be Allowed to Proceed
The lawsuit would force church officials to release the names of alleged abusers in dioceses across the state.
The Violence Against Women Act Has Expired. What Does That Mean for the Programs It Funds?
Many programs and shelters that address dating violence and sexual abuse are without funding.
Viewfinder: Inspecting R. Kelly's Recording Studio in Chicago
A police officer stands guard in front of R. Kelly's recording studio in the West Loop as city inspectors go through the property on January 16th, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois.
The Sexual Abuse Survivor Suing All of California's Catholic Bishops
Tom Emens couldn't hold his abuser accountable, so he's taking his fight to the entire state.
Amid Ongoing Scandals, the University of Southern California Faces Lawsuits
Five women filed civil lawsuits against University of Southern California gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall on Monday, alleging that he sexually abused them under the pretext of medical care.
McConnell Urges Moore to Withdraw From Senate Race
Mitch McConnell is the latest and most high-profile Republican to publicly denounce Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.
Sexual Assault Against Servicemen Is Worse Than We Thought
A new report highlights the troubling reality of sexual assault for men in the military.
The Continuing Cost of Catholicism's Sex Abuse Scandals
New research finds church attendance and charitable giving has significantly declined in areas directly impacted by clergy sex scandals.
Facing Disturbing Truths About Pedophilia Could Help Us Keep Kids Safer
Pedophilia can be something you're born with. It's not an addiction, although pedophiles can be sex addicts and are often given addiction-type treatment. As a sex addict, I'm convinced we fail these people in ways that increase our risks.
Sexual Abuse Prevention Lessons for Kids Aren't Traumatizing—They're Helpful
Research shows the lessons likely help and don't hurt, yet fewer American schools use them now than they did in the 1990s.
Can We Finally Do Something About Rape in Juvenile Detention Centers?
After years of frustration and delay, some hope in the fight against sex abuse in the nation’s juvenile jails.
The Ongoing Effort to Put an End to Prison Rape Hits a New Snag
It took years to enact tougher standards for investigating and punishing sexual violence in the nation’s jails and prisons. Now, there is frustration over how those reforms will be enforced.
What Fifty Shades of Grey Says About Attitudes Toward Sexual Violence
An analysis of Fifty Shades of Grey finds the novel perpetuates the notion that intimidation and emotional abuse are acceptable in intimate relationships.
The Shocking Level of Dating Violence Among Teens and Adolescents
Kids who bully other kids are much more likely to abuse their partners as teens.