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Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 at 06:18 AM CST

British Female Stars Demand End to Sexual Harassment

British Female Stars Demand End to Sexual Harassment

Almost 200 British female entertainment stars called for an international movement to end sexual misconduct across society in a letter published ahead of Sunday's British Academy Film Awards. Kate Winslet,...

Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 at 05:53 AM CST

Stars to Wear Black at UK Film Awards: Will Kate Join Them?

Stars to Wear Black at UK Film Awards: Will Kate Join Them?

The red carpet will be a sea of black as the movement against sexual misconduct takes center stage at the British Academy Film Awards. Many female stars and other guests are expected to dress in monochrome for...

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018 at 03:20 PM CST

Stanford Professor Gets Rape Threat Disguised as Invitation

Stanford Professor Gets Rape Threat Disguised as Invitation

A Stanford law professor received a written rape threat and an unknown white substance in an envelope disguised as a party invitation Wednesday afternoon, prompting authorities to evacuate and shut down several...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 09:55 PM CST

2nd 'Charles in Charge' Star Accuses Baio of Abuse

2nd 'Charles in Charge' Star Accuses Baio of Abuse

Alexander Polinsky, a star on the 80s sitcom "Charles in Charge," is speaking out Wednesday on what he says was the sexual harassment and abuse he experienced from his co-star Scott Baio. Speaking at a press...

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018 at 12:08 PM CST

Shaun White 'Truly Sorry' for Describing Lawsuit as 'Gossip'

Shaun White 'Truly Sorry' for Describing Lawsuit as 'Gossip'

Shaun White on Wednesday apologized for describing the sexual misconduct allegations made against him in a 2016 lawsuit as "gossip" just hours after winning his third gold medal in the men's halfpipe. "I’m...

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 03:42 PM CST

Aly Raisman Poses Nude With 'Survivor' Written on Her Chest

Aly Raisman Poses Nude With 'Survivor' Written on Her Chest

Aly Raisman posed nude for the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue and showcased messages of empowerment across her body. In the photos, the word "survivor" appears across Raisman's chest while the...

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 10:07 PM CST

Olympic Swimmer Says She Wants to Save Others From Sex Abuse

Olympic Swimmer Says She Wants to Save Others From Sex Abuse

Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors said in an emotional interview Monday that her former coach "stole so much" from her in the decade she alleges he sexually abused her starting when she was a minor. Kukors, 28,...

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 at 02:32 PM CST

S. Korea Addresses Sexual Assault at Winter Olympic Park

S. Korea Addresses Sexual Assault at Winter Olympic Park

The Olympics has long been considered a pinnacle sporting event meant to showcase the most talented athletes in the world — not the place for discussing sexual assault and abuse. But for the first time, a...

Saturday, Feb 10, 2018 at 03:29 PM CST

WH Response to Abuse Claims Shines Light on Victims' Fears

WH Response to Abuse Claims Shines Light on Victims' Fears

When Jennifer Willoughby and Colbie Holderness stepped forward to tell the story of how they were physically, verbally and emotionally abused by their ex-husband, who had since become a top White House aide,...

Friday, Feb 9, 2018 at 07:16 PM CST

Guess: Committee Will Probe Sexual Harassment Allegations

Guess: Committee Will Probe Sexual Harassment Allegations

Guess Inc. says the board formed on Wednesday a special committee comprised of two independent directors to oversee an ongoing probe into allegations of improper conduct by its co-founder Paul Marciano.

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