Harvey Weinstein Is A Convicted Rapist. Here’s Why Those Words Matter.

Harvey Weinstein is a rapist. Not an alleged rapist. Not a Hollywood mogul facing claims of rape and assault. Not innocent until proved guilty. A rapist. A sex offender. A man in handcuffs.  On Monday, after five days of deliberating, a jury found Weinstein guilty of third-degree rape and a first-degree criminal sexual act. This […]

Kobe Bryant Wasn’t A Myth Or A Monster. He Was Human.

LOS ANGELES ― When John-Lancaster Finley learned of Kobe Bryant’s death on Sunday, he was left to mourn a man who was a major part of his childhood. As a Black kid growing up in Southern California, Finley looked up to Bryant. When he and his friends played ball, they pretended to be the NBA […]

Christine Blasey Ford Thanks Chanel Miller For Her Courage

Artist and writer Chanel Miller has made waves for her recent memoir “Know My Name” and for her moving court testimony as a sexual assault survivor. Among those inspired by her story, she can count Christine Blasey Ford, who last year powerfully testified before the Senate that now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they […]

Dakota Johnson Launches Podcast for Sexual Violence Survivors

Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Global Citizen Dakota Johnson is keeping her promise.  Nearly a year ago, the Peanut Butter Falcon actress encouraged women and girls facing violence and sexual harassment to share their stories with her by picking up the phone. “I don’t want to speak for you. I want to listen to you,” she wrote […]

Married Oklahoma Teacher Charged with Rape and Sexual Battery of 3 Students

A former Oklahoma high school teacher faces multiple rape and sexual battery charges after she allegedly had sex with three different teenaged students, PEOPLE confirms. Janet Kay Barnes, 44, was a former teacher at Pocola High School, located in a rural area near the Arkansas border. An investigation into Barnes’ behavior began in late 2016, […]

Cyprus serial killer suspect accused of raping other woman

A man who has confessed to killing seven foreign women and girls in Cyprus is being investigated on additional charges of raping a foreign woman he had photographed as a model, a police investigator said Sunday. The comments in court by Criminal Investigation Department Chief Neophytos Shailos were the latest development in a case that […]